Silvia Maria Medina
CEO, Art Director, Chief Curator
Medina counts with more than 30 years of experience in the Art field. Born in Cuba and graduated from Havana University with a degree in Latin American and Cuban Art, Medina has over 30 years’ experience in the art field. She is a founding member of the Havana Biennial and the Havana, Cuba Wilfredo Lam Center. Her trajectory is defined by emigration. She served as Executive Director of Sala Mendoza in Caracas, Venezuela from 1996 to 2002, Artistic Director at PagèsEspaid'Art Gallery in Barcelona, Spain from 2002 to 2006, and Intrepid Art Gallery in Vero Beach, Florida from 2010 to 2012. She has curated numerous national and international art fairs and collaborated with major art publications including Art Nexus and Art Districts
An award-winning photographer, Niurka graduated from Havana University with a degree in Classical languages and worked for twelve years for Agence France-Presse (AFP). Since 2005, she works as a freelance photographer in Toronto, Canada. Barroso's work exhibited in Austria, Canada, Cuba, USA, and Spain from 1998 to 2015; and was included in several group exhibitions in Canada, Cuba, France, Israel, Mexico, Spain and the United States from 1995 to 2016. She earned the Casa de las Americas Award for Contemporary Photography in 1998.