Alfredo Sosa Bravo

Brith place: 
Sagua la Grande, Cuba

Alfredo Sosa Bravo is a painter, designer, engraver, and ceramist. Although he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in San Alejandro, Cuba, he was mostly self taught. He started exhibiting his works in 1958.

Since 1960, he has received a number of awards in Cuba and abroad, among them the Gold Medal at the XXXIV International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy, 1976.

He has also been accorded the highest cultural awards in Cuba like the Orden Félix Varela and the National Prize of Fine Arts; as well as being conferred with an honorary doctorate in Art.