María Brito

Name
María Brito
Also Known as
Maria Brito-Avellana
Maria Brito
Born
Havana, Cuba 1947
Active in
  • Miami, Florida
Nationalities
U.S. States
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Artist Biography

Painter and installation artist, born in 1948 in Havana, Cuba. Brito came to the United States in 1960. She holds B.E. and M.F.A. degrees from the University of Miami and B.F.A. and M.S. degrees from Florida International University in Miami. Brito is the recipient of numerous fellowships and grants, including a South Florida Consortium Fellowship, Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grant, and Florida Arts Council Fellowship.

Latino Art and Culture Bilingual Study Guide (Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1996)