Riverón, Enrique

Enrique Riverón (b. 1902, Cienfuegos-d. 1998, Melbourne): Having begun his career as a cartoonist – he worked for a time at the Walt Disney Studios – Riverón went on to become a painter and sculptor who traveled and exhibited widely in Europe, the United States and Latin America. He moved to Coral Gables in 1960, where he founded the Grupo Artístico Literario Abril (GALA) with other Latin American painters. His work is in the permanent collection of the Miami-Dade Public Library. (Lifetime Achievement Award, 1988)


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