Yamel Molerio (b. 1971, Havana, Cuba, raised in Miami) received a BFA in painting from the University of Florida-New World School of the Arts in 1995. He also holds a MS in art education from Florida International University (1999). Molerio is a full time art teacher in Miami-Dade County Public Schools since 1996. He has participated in group exhibitions in the Art Center of South Florida, Maxoly Art, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, and Alonso Art gallery, among other venues. Molerio has also curated exhibitions at the Buena Vista Building in Miami’s Design District, in a space donated by Craig Robins and Dacra Development. He is the founding president of the artists’ group GUILD.