(b. CAMAGÜEY, 1951)
Roberto Fabelo is a painter, draftsman and sculptor. Fabelo graduated from the National School of Art in 1972 and from the Superior Institute of Art in 1981, both in Havana, Cuba. His vast work has been exhibited in several venues in Cuba and abroad: the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, the Latin Gallery in Stockholm, Sweden; the Nordylland-Bank in Aalborg, Denmark; the University Museum of Chopo and the Modern Art Museum, both in Mexico; the Hispanic Center in Athens, Greece; the Xeito Gallery, the Count-Duke Cultural Center and the Arco International Fair, all in Madrid, Spain; and the Charlotte Moser Gallery in Geneva, Switzerland. His work has been acknowledged with innumerable awards and distinctions includding the Acquisition Prize at the 4th Triennial Exhibition of Contemporary Art in India (1978); the Armando Reverón International Drawing Award at the 1st Havana Biennial (1984); the Drawing Award in Intergraphik-84, Berlin, GDR (1984); the 9th International Drawing Exhibition Award, Rijeka, Yugoslavia (1984); First Prize at the 11th Cleveland International Drawing Biennial, United Kingdom (1993); and the First Prize at the Latin American Watercolor Biennial in Viña del Mar, Chile (1996). In 2004, he received National Visual Arts Award for his lifetime achievements, granted by the Cuban Ministry of Culture.