Set of Four Julio Venegas paintings: Spiritino, Tristino, Tripino, Melancolino. Julio Venegas was born on September 22 ,1946 in Central Violeta, (sugar factory town) Camaguey, Cuba. In 1969 he moved to Havana in order to initiate study in fine art at San Alejandro Art School from where he emerged graduated in 1975.While he attend the art school at night, he worked as a full time salaried fine art painter for Cuban Ministry of Public Health. There he painted landscapes and decorative subjects for different dependencies of that ministry. In 1980 he emigrated to United States during the Mariel Boatlift. Rather than settle in Miami, like many other fellow artists and writers, he moved to New York City wheEnsemble de quatre peintures Venegas Julio: Spiritino, Tristino, Tripino, Melancolino. Julio Venegas est née le 22 Septembre 1946 à Central Violeta, (ville-usine de sucre) Camaguey, à Cuba.