Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons was born in Matanzas, Cuba in 1959 and now lives and works in Brookline, Massachusetts. She studied at the National School of Art and the Higher Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, Cuba and in 1988 she received an MA from the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts. Campos-Pons has exhibited her work internationally; solo exhibitions include Acoplamientos (Coupling) at Gallery L, Havana (1985), Una Mujer en la frontera (A Woman at the Border) at SOHO 20 Gallery, New York (1991), and Sono Qui at Galleria Pack, Milan (2006). Group exhibitions include Contemporary Art from Havana at the Contemporary Art Museum of Seville (1990), Trade Routes at the Johannesburg Biennale (1997), and Killing Time: an Exhibition of Cuban Artists from the 1980s to the Present at EXIT Art, New York (2007). Works by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons feature in a number of collections throughout the world including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.