JEFF, Granma 1974

José Emilio Fonseca, better known as JEFF, graduated from both the National Art School (ENA) and the Superior Institute of Art (ISA) in Havana.

He has been honoured with various prizes amongst which first prize for best curatorship of the year, awarded by Galería Habana in 2000.

JEFF’s versatile art work, composed of paintings as well as sculptures done with an innovative technique of inflated stainless steel have been widely exhibited in galleries and museums around the world.

Árbol de Navidad

Acrylic on Canvas

200 x 200 cm (79 x 79 inches)


Colored Inflated Metal

165 x 105 x 105 cm (65 x 41 x 41 inches) and 110 x 80 x 80 cm (43 x 31,5 x 31,5 inches)

Untitled from the series El Ejército

Mixed Media

0.22 x 0.14 x 0.8 cm (0.08 0.14 0.3 inches)

From the series Bancos Públicos

Acrylic on Canvas

198 x 200 cm (78 x 79 inches)

El Comandante from the series El Ejército

Inflated Stainless Steel

Variable Dimensions


Inflated metal

Variable Dimensions