Reinier Gamboa was born in Camaguey, Cuba in 1984. He attended the New World School of the Arts and received his BFAfrom the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena (on a full Presidential Scholarship from 2002 to 2006). Gamboa’s work has been featured at venues in Miami, Santa Monica, San Francisco, Pasadena and St. Louis, including benefit exhibitions at Locust Projects (Miami) and Nucleus Gallery (Alhambra, CA). Accolades include a First Place prize in the 2012 Figure Now Art Contest at Fontbonne University (St. Louis) and winning Best of Show in the 2002 Down River Juried Printmaking Exhibition. Gamboa lives and works in Miami.