Derwin Leiva, art through rhythm and movement


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With Cuban music as the backdrop for his work, Derwin Leiva inspires a new generation with rhythm and movement!

I reflect the experience of freedom found in Cuban music.

—Derwin Leiva

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, June 22, 2022 / — Derwin Leiva received the ATIM Top 60 Masters Award from ArtTour International Magazine. Originally from Cuba, this master painter and sculptor has earned his place on the international art scene with his conception of art through rhythm and movement.

Derwin Leiva was born in Cuba in 1978, where music was part of his daily life. In 1995 he moved to Miami and in 2004 to Hawaii, where he currently resides. He studied art at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Linekona School, and completed his BFA with a concentration in sculpture at the University of Hawaii Manoa.

Although his work has been influenced by artists like Picasso, Boccioni and Wifredo Lam, Cuban music has always been a constant backdrop to his work. Through the rhythm and movement in his work, he reflects the experience of freedom found in Cuban music.

Leiva’s work has been exhibited worldwide and published by numerous international publications. His name features as a rising star in 2022 with his art featured in the digital exhibition presented by ArtTour International Magazine in a Time Squares billboard featuring him as one of the year’s top 60 masters. ATIM.

Derwin Leiva has also been included in the Amazon Best-Seller book, ATIM’s Top 60 Masters, published by ArtTour International Magazine. This book presents all the artists awarded the 2022 ATIM Top 60 Masters Awards.

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Viviana Puello Grimandi
International Art Tour magazine
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