Born in Havana, Cuba, ADRIAN FERNANDEZ studied visual arts at the San Alejandro Fine Arts Academy (2004) and later at the Superior Institute of Arts (2010) in Havana. From 2010 to 2012, he trained in documentary photography and film making at The Ludwig Foundation of Cuba and New York University, Tisch School of the Arts Special Programs. His work originates in the use of black and white photography with a documentary perspective, evolving in later years towards studio photography and the use of digital media, as well as color photography. He currently works as a visual artist and a lecturer on Documentary Photography for New York University, Tisch School of the Arts Special Programs and a visual arts projects specialist for the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. His solo work has been exhibited in Cuba and the United States, including the Houston Center for Photography in Houston, Texas, and the Center for the Development of Visual Arts and the Juan David Gallery at the Yara Movie Theatre Cultural Center, both in Havana, Cuba. His group exhibitions have been viewed in international venues such as the Art Public Contemporain in France, Paseo de la Reforma, Bosque de Chapultepec in Mexico, and the Paix Foundation of Guatemala.