Leo Morey is a Cuban painter born in 1995 in the city of Matanzas. He is a graduate of the Fine Art Academy "Diego Querol" of Matanzas. He started producing a series of self portraits bringing up social issues in contemporary Cuba. Leo took part in several exhibitions in his home city as well as he was selected winner of the First Prize at the Annual Exhibition of the Gallery "Pedro Esquerré". He also worked for various private collectors in south Florida during his brief stay in Miami in 2017. In 2018 Leo Morey moved to York UK and 2 years later, influenced by the global pandemic and working in isolation, he commenced the series "Cuba a flor de piel": a more personal collection of paintings inspired by experiences and memories of his home country.