KCHO (Alexis Machado Leyva)
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Kcho (b. Nueva Gerona, Isla de la Juventud, 1970)

Since graduating from the Academia de Artes Plásticas San Alejandro in Havana in 1990, Kcho (Alexis Leyva) has produced an impressive oeuvre. Known internationally for his large-scale, site-specific installations, Kcho is also and excellent draftsman, creating both paintings and drawings. Migration is a major theme in his work and boats, oars, docks, and water are recurrent symbols. The recipient of numerous awards, Kcho has had several significant solo shows and his work is in collections internationally.

Click here for information regarding KCHO's exhibition at Gallery 106.

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