Andres Pruna




ANDRES PRUNA is a painter, photographer and documentary filmmaker born in Cuba in 1940 where he attended San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts in Havana. In 1959, he left Cuba and continued his studies at The National Academy of Fine Arts in New York where he held several exhibitions. Later, as a freelance photographer specializing in wildlife and underwater photography, he worked with numerous magazines including National Geographic and Audubon. ANDRES PRUNA started filming and traveled throughout the world, including both the Arctic and Antarctic, working with National Geographic, BBC, The National Film Board of Canada, Argentina TV and the New York Zoological Society. He also produced several wildlife documentary films of his own, including the award-winning full feature documentary Killers of the Wild, about the then little-known marine life of Patagonia in Argentina. Andy Pruna, which is the name he uses to sign his artwork has been exhibiting regularly in all mayor exhibits held in Miami Florida as well as Los Angeles California as well as a few one man exhibits for the last 8 years since he has devoted himself primarily to painting and still photography. He will be exhibiting in Context Art Miami in November/December of 2022. Presently, he lives with his wife Maria Isabel in Miami, Florida.

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