Artists

All the artists below have been held or are currently held within Tony's Art private collection. Many of the artists have been or are close friends of the gallery for years and have been/are framing with our establishment on many occasions for exhibitions and clients.  

Jose Maria Mijares 

Born in 1921 in Havana, Cuba. Mijares studied art at the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts in 1936. 

Mijares resided in Miami from 1968 until his death in 2004. In 2001, Florida International University awarded him with an honorary doctorate in Fine Arts. He was also awarded the Cintas Fellowship (1970–1971) and the National Paintings Prize from the IV National Paintings, Engravings and Sculptures Salon. Mijares has been exhibited in Havana, Paris, Caracas, Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Sao Paulo, Tokyo, Washington D.C., and Miami, among many other cities. 

Hector Cata

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1947, Hector Catá, commonly known as Catá is an internationally known Cuban artist. Internationally published in four continents and in over 25 countries including the United States, Paris, Colombia, Bulgaria, Cuba and Germany. In 1972, Catá graduated from "Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro, the most prestigious fine arts school in Cuba known as Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro.

 

Catá has designed many posters representing his country and several international events. You can find his work in numerous public and private collections. Including here at Tony’s Art. Artists like Shakira, Ricky martin, Alejandro Sanz, Antonio Banderas, Ben Affleck an Malena Bourke are proud owners of some of his private collections.