Meet Miguel Fonseca
Miguel Fonseca is originally from Camagüey, Cuba and currently makes Tampa his home. He was enamored with ceramics at a young age and began making art from recycled wet clay pipes and tiles. He has been crafting fine painting, porcelain, and mainly ceramics for over twenty years, and has been an innovator in designs and style of figurines and pottery, as well as in firing techniques. Fonseca became a member of the National Artisans-Artists Association (ACAA) in 1996. His artwork has been showcased in art venues in Cuba, Spain, Mexico, Canada, and America. He has participated in more than 60 fine art and craft shows, winning the Ceramic Excellence Award, among many other honors locally and nationally.