José Julian Martí Montero, born in Havana, Cuba in 1953, is a self-taught documentary and fine-art photographer. In 1968 he took his first steps in the study of the photographic arts under the tutelage of the master photographer Alberto Korda. Marti’s photographs have been induded in 63 collective and 11 solo exhibitions and he has been the recipient of 14 national and intemational awards. His work is represented in public and private collections in the US, Great Britain, France, Malasia, Italy, Mexico, South Africa and Cuba. Since 1999, Marti has dedicated himself entirely to his personal work.