He graduated in 1998 from the School of Industrial and Graphic Design in Havana. He is a member of UNEAC with Seven first prize awards to his credit.
His paintings leave us to whatever our conceived or accepted reality is.
“Juan Manuel, with his fantastical flying apparatus, has conjured a world of space travel that both predicts and reiterates what many of us already feel about the future. These machines allow for complete independent movement above or below the surface of whatever our conceived or accepted reality is. His palette helps to facilitate a mysterious mood, where anything is possible.” – John Cassucio