Roberto Torres Lameda was born in 1956, in Paraiso, Cuba. He is a member of the 'Grupo Bayate' collective of self- taught artists in the Village of Mella, near Santiago de Cuba. Torres Lameda paints lovely, minutely-detailed landscapes and natural scenes. When not painting Torres Lameda works as a driver and an electrician. He has been in numerous group shows in Cuba and the United States.