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Born 

1989, Habana, Cuba
Education
 
2016 MFA University of Florida
2013 BFA Florida International University / Miami-Dade College
Teaching & Lectures
 
2023 Ekard Artist-in-Residence, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA (Upcoming)
2022 Toy Making Workshop, Frank C Ortis Gallery, Pembroke Pines, FL
2022 Artist Lecture, Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables, FL
2021 Artist Lecture & Workshop, Nova Southeastern University, FL
2020 Artist Lecture, University of Wisconsin Green-Bay, WI
2019-2020 Artist in residency, University of Wisconsin Green-Bay, WI
2019 MOCA Makers, Artist workshop, MOCA, North Miami, FL
2018 Monotype Workshop / Artist lecture, Madder Lakes Academy, Miami Lakes, FL
2017 Artist workshop with Serverus, Young at Art Museum, Davie, FL
2014-2016 GTA, Instructor of record, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 
2013-2014 GTA, Figure Drawing Lab, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Awards & Recognition 
 
2020 Oolite Arts Relief Fund Recipient
2019 Artist in Residency, University of Wisconsin Green-Bay
2017 Hollywood Art and Culture Center's 8th All-Media Juried Biennial 3rd Place Award 
2016 Special Recognition Award, MDC for contributions to Hispanic Heritage Month  
2016 Hiram William Painting Award
2015 Theil Gallery Director’s Choice Purchase Award
2015 The Hiram William Painting Award
2015 Arrowmont Woodcarving Scholarship Recipient 
2015 352 Walls, Mural Funds Recipient
2014 UF Travel Grant Award
2013 UF MFA Fellowship 
 
Exhibitions
 
Solo:
 
2022 MECHANICS, The Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables, FL 
2021 ESSENTIAL WORK, Gallery 217, Nova Southeastern University, FL
2020 Knees Deep, Lawton Gallery, Green-Bay, WI* 
2018 Non-Native, Hibiscus Gallery, Pinecrest, FL
2016 Efichensi, University Gallery, Gainesville, FL
2013 Papertrail, Vinos Gallery, Coconut-Grove, FL
 
Three Person shows as the artist group Serverus:
 
2018 Serverus: Alloys, Broward College South Campus, Pembroke Pines, FL
2018 Sérverus, City of Miami Springs City Hall, Miami Springs, FL
2017 Serverus, Young At Art Museum, Davie, FL
2017 Serverus, Lost Art Gallery, St. Augustin, FL
2017 Alloys: A Cuban-American Tale, Concrete-Space, Doral, FL
2016 CU4TRO CAMINOS, Serverus with Carlos Luna, MDC North Gallery, Miami, FL
2013 SERVERUS, Amat Art Gallery, Miami, FL, 
2012 Bus, Sweat & Tears: Second Route, MBUS Gallery, Miami-Beach, FL
2012 Bus, Sweat & Tears, FIU Artists' Forum, Miami FL
 
Group Shows:
 
2022 Composites and Constellations, The Frank C. Ortis Gallery, Pembroke Pines, FL
2022 Healing Nature, Art to Save Lives Contemporary, Miami, FL 
2021 Summer Days, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL 
2021 BOUNDARIES, Miami Beach Urban Studios, Miami Beach, FL
2021 Art of Water V, James May Gallery, Wisconsin
2021 Bits and Pieces, The Frank C. Ortis Gallery, Pembroke Pines, FL 
2020 40th Annual Secura Fine Arts Exhibition, Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI
2020 Translator's Notes, Miami Beach Urban Studios, Miami Beach, FL 
2019 Art Market, Good Naked Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
2019 ODD YEAR, Group exhibition, &GALLERY, Little Haiti, FL *
2018 Inaugural Art Exhibition, University of Miami Business School, Coral Gables, FL
2017 I Want to Tell You Something, Blink Group Projects, 
(Organized by Aldeide Delgado) Miami, FL 
2017 ARTE FOR PUERTO RICO FUNDRAISER, El Museo del Barrio, NY, NY 
2017 Taste Makers, YAA Museum, Davie FL
2017 Pura Cuba, Oaks Hammocks Gallery, Gainesville, FL
2017 8th All-Media Juried Biennial, Hollywood Arts and Culture Center, FL
2016 Shut up and Draw  with Susan King, ICA, Miami, FL
2016 Black/White, Milander Center for the Arts, Miami, FL
2016 Untitled Group Show, IART1 Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
2016 Nessesary Failures, Garry R. Libby Gallery Gainesville, FL 
2016 FACC juried exhibition, University Gallery, Gainesville, FL 
2015 Twelve by Twelve, Kroma Gallery, Coconut Grove, FL 
2015 Rhizome, 4Most Gallery, Gainesville, FL
2015 352-Walls South Main Mural, Gainesville, FL
2015 Mass 5, Gainesville, FL
2015 Selections from the Theil Award Collection, Libby Gallery, FL
2015 FACC juried exhibition, University Gallery, FL
2015 Tightrope, The Thomas Center, Gainesville, FL
2014 Come Home, University Gallery, Gainesville, FL
2014 SA+AH Studio Art Grad Exhibition, 4Most Gallery, Gainesville, FL
2014 About Face, The Thomas Center, Gainesville, FL
2014 Collapsing Time, Gallery Protocol-Super-Fun Cite, Gainesville, FL
2014 UNTITLED, Gallery Black Lagoon, Austin, TX
2013 All And Sundry, Frost Art Museum, Miami FL
2010 Get Ready, popup gallery, Wynwood FL
2009 Quest for Peace, Miami-Dade College Kendall Campus Gallery, Miami, FL
Publications  
 
Print:
 
2022 El Nuevo Herald, El arte está más vivo que nunca en los museos miamenses, Jesus Vega
2022 The Coastal Star, 'Dirty' Job gets the fine art treatment, Gretel Sarmiento 
2022 The Mechanics of the Circumstances and the Secret Language of the Inanimate by Joaquin Badajoz (Catalog/Poster)
2022 Coral Gables Magazine
2021 Islandia Journal, A (Sub)Tropical Publication  
2018 Pinecrest Sun, pg.13-14
2017 Alloys: A Cuban-American Tale, (Catalog) words by Joaquin Badajoz  
2017 Taste Makers, YAA Museum Catalog 
2017 Studio Visit Magazine, pg. 118
2017 8th All-Media Juried biennale pamphlet 
2017 Arbus Magazine, pg. 10, pg. 71
2016 Nessesary Failures (Catalog/takeaway)
2016 Saw Palm, Florida-Cuba Connection pages 87 and 204 
2014 Coming Home exhibition catalog
2014 About Face Takeaway
2013 Serverus, Exhibition Catalog with words by Ricardo Pau-llosa 
2009 Miambiance, Volume XIX
 Digital:
 
2022 El arte está más vivo que nunca en los museos miamenses, 
EL Nuevo Herald, Jesus Vega
2022 Paintings by Jefreid Lotti: A dirty Job gets the fine Art treatment, 
by Gretel Sarmiento
2020 Caliban Online, pg 81-83
2020 New American Paintings, Instagram highlight, Day 14 
2019 MIAMI NEW TIMES, Littile Haiti's &gallery returns with "ODD YEAR"
2018 In the Loop, Art making: A basic need
2018 VoyageMIA, Art and Life with Jefreid Lotti
2017 ART IS ABOUT...
2016 Cuban Art News
2016 Miami Art Scene
2016 Soul of Miami 
2016 Take5 UFSAAH 
2016 Street Art United States 
2016 Mass Visual Arts 
2016 Caliban Online, Issue 22, pages 47-49
2015 CARTA News 
2015 GainesvilleDowntown 
2015 GNVURBANART, 352-WALLS
2014 Caliban Online, Issue 15, Cover (p1) and Portfolio pages 51-55
2013 Caliban Online, Issue 13, pages 81-82
2013 The Loop
2013 WUM Miami 
2013 CARTA News
2013 CANY Cuban Art New York
2013 Caliban Online, Issue 10, pgs.66-67                     
2012 Corkscrew Project 
2012 Sunpost Weekly 
Public Collections
 
2022 Santa-Fe College, Gainesville, FL
2022 Coral Gables Museum, FL 
2020 Lawton Gallery UWGB, Green Bay, WI
2019 University of Miami Business School, Coral Gables, FL 
2015 University of Florida Galleries, Gainesville, FL
 
Private Collections
 
Gainesville, FL
Miami, FL
Doral, FL 
Coral Gables, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Green-Bay, Wisconsin
NY, New York 
Newark, CA
Lewisburg, PA
Grants Pass, OR  
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