Rafael Cala Lores
Born in 1948, a native of Moa and now in Santiago de Cuba, Rafael Cala Lores is a noted and highly acclaimed naif artist.His art reflects his roots in the mountain villages outside of Santiago. His works have been featured as part of the Acercamiento Project in Cuba, which unites artists and their works in the Oriente region including Maisí and Baracoa.
In the spring of 2014, Cala Lores organized an exposition of naif artists from eastern Cuba, for a showing in Baracoa. Their works have been shown in galleries in France, the United States, and Brazil.