Sandra Ramos (b. Havana, Cuba, 1969) Through a compelling visual dialogue, Sandra Ramos has gained an international reputation by expressing her personal relationship regarding political and social realities in Cuba and around the world. In her work she uses a wide range of materials and techniques as engraving, painting, video and installation. References to familiar characters from literature, history and folklore are found in her art; she uses these wisely to make critical statements related to the context of her life & artwork. Ramos studied at the prestigious San Alejandro Art Academy and The Superior Institute of Art, (ISA) both in Havana. She has exhibited extensively for over twenty years at venues that include: Cornell Fine Arts Museum, The Rubin Museum of Art, NY; Kunsthalle Rostock; ASU Art Museum, Venice Biennial Cuban Pavilion; Havana Biennial; Museo de Bellas Artes, Havana; The Jewish Museum, NY; American University Museum, Washington; MOMA, NY; Bronx Museum, NY; Museo Del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City; Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; Sheldon Museum of Art, Nebraska; Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London; Ringling Museum, Tampa, FL; Fuchu Museum, Tokyo. Accola Griefen Gallery, NY; Childs Gallery, Boston; Nina Menocal Gallery, Noire Gallery,Turin; Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana,etc. Her work is in the collections of the MOMA, NY; The MFA, Boston; The San Diego Museum of Art; PAMM Museum, Miami; The Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, The Pizzuti Collection; 21c Museum Hotel. Collection, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary.TBA21.Vienna, among others worldwide.