(1904 - 1986)
Mirta Cerra Herrara was active/lived in New York / Cuba. Mirta Herrara is known for design, abstract painting, illustration, engraving.
Biography Mirta Herrara
Mirta Cerra Herrera was born in Bejucal, Havana on April 23, 1904. She studied at the Academy of Painting and Sculpture at San Alejandro until 1934 and obtained, via selective committee review, a scholarship to study abroad and perfect her studies at the Art Students League of New York in 1935. She studied engraving with professor and engraver Henry Stembert, and later undertook a career as an avant-garde designer and illustrator.
The catalog for her 1950 exhibit at The New School in New York included the following comment from art critic José Gomez Sicre: "Mirta Cerra has progressed very cautiously, step by step. For a long time she followed Impressionism, until she gradually turned her attention to more solid forms. She has also st
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