Ray Azcuy was born in Havana, Cuba and lives and works in South Florida. He received his BA and MA from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Azcuy was a finalist for the 2012 CINTAS Foundation Fellowship, recipient of the South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artists in 2007 and 2001, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Summer Fellowship. His work is in several corporate, private, and museum collections including the Miami Art Museum. Recent solo exhibitions include mia Gallery, Miami International Airport, The Dali Museum, Miami-Dade College, and the St. Petersburg Art Center. Azcuy’s work has also been in numerous group exhibitions including: New Art South Florida 2007, MOCA at Goldman Warehouse, Miami; Big Juicy Painting (and More), Miami Art Museum; PUSH PLAY Redefining POP, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville; Constructing Realities, Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota; That Place, Moore Building, Miami; Aesthetics & Values, Florida International University, Miami; Building Forms: Architectural Reference in Sculpture, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach; and, The Florida National, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee. Additionally, Azcuy has taught art at the secondary and college levels and was the visual arts supervisor for the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.