Pedro Pablo Oliva (Pinar del Río, 1949)

Creator of multiple shapes, diverse compositions rich in fantastic figures and elements. His works have become an obligatory reference point in the development of Cuban fine arts, for all art critics and fine arts historians. 
As a ceaseless promoter of good Cuban and international art he has since 1998 financed the Pedro Pablo Oliva Home-Workshop in the province of Pinar del Río where he was born. Since 1997 the Home-Workshop has been awarding the Cubaneo prize for the best annual work of art or project.
In recognition of his development as a creator he was awarded the National Prize for Fine Arts in 2006.