Marco Castillo Valdes was born in 1971 in Camaguey, Cuba. He graduated in 1994 from The Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba. He is a founding member of the artist collaborative Los Carpinteros. He has been the subject of various solo exhibitions, including at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL (2020); and Turun Taidemuseo, Turku, Finland (2021). He has also participated in many group exhibitions, including La posibilidad infinita: pensar la nación, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba (2019); and From Havana with Love – Contemporary Cuban art in an international context, Museum Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Germany (2020). Castillo Valdes currently lives and works in Mérida, Mexico.
Bio updated as of 2023.