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Biographical Note | A Finding Aid to the Humberto Dionisio papers, 1919-1990

Humberto Dionisio papers, 1919-1990

Biographical Note

Humberto Dionisio was born in Cuba in 1950. During the 1970s he became a noted poster artist and completed his studies in Graphic Design at the Consejo Nacional de Cultura in Cuba in 1975. He arrived in Miami, Florida, via the Mariel boat lift in 1980, and achieved success in Miami as a painter from the mid to late 1980s. He died in March 1987 at the age of thirty-six.