From 1961 to 1992, Julioeloy Mesa worked in the Cuban Institute of Cinematic Industry and Art, making movie posters that earned international awards, exhibitions in museums, and even a permanent collection in the Library of Congress. Though he now lives comfortably in Austin, Texas, Mesa's artistic struggle continues.
"...Rarer still is a talent endorsed by a government and decorated by critics opposed to that state. Jesse Owens..."
July 13, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran