Dopico-Lerner was born in Havana, Cuba in 1943, he passed away October 15th, 2020 in Miami, Fl. USA
In 1974 he received his B.A. from the University of St. Thomas in Florida. In 1976, received his Master's degree in Science as well as completing several courses at the Art Student League, Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University.
He has been mentioned in several essays on Cuban and Latin American art, also featured in various relevant books such as "Memoria: Cuban Art of the 20th Century" the first comprehensive publication on Twentieth-Century Cuban art and Dominican Encyclopedia of Fine Arts.
Dopico-Lerner has won several awards and participated in more than 150 collective exhibitions and and more than 50 solo art exhibits such as "DEMONS Inkpiration" at Kendall Art Center, 2019, The Contemporary Latin-American Art Exhibition held at The Museum of Art and History in Delray Beach, FL, May 2000; Latin-American Painters of Today held at The Museum of the Americas in San Juan, Puerto El Sabalo y la Piel Rico, August 1999; 5th Exposition of Arawak Drawings held at The Museum of Modern Art in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, January 1998. he has achieved, two of the most important awards; the Cintas Foundation Fellowship, New York, in 1976 and three years later the Society of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida. Also, relevant articles are written about his work by Manuel Alvarez Lezama “Vicente Dopico and the sensuality of the Caribbean” Latin American Art Magazine, 2019, Cándido Gerón, art critic “La subversion de la imagen” 2005, Norma Niurka "Dopico Lerner, 35 Years of Art”, 2006.
IN 2017, Dopico-Lerner is honored to belong to the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.
Those who want to investigate and learn the richness of Cuban art as a national artistic legacy could find his work registered.