Ernesto Estevez was born in Havana, where he currently lives and works. Influenced by his experience and his contact with nature as a photographer, Estevez decided to paint. He is part of a group of landscape artists whose roots can be traced to artists who came to Cuba, particularly those who came during the XIX Century such as Henri Cleenewerck, Esteban Chartrand, and Federico Mialhe. Their admiration for the Cuban landscape served as inspiration for a vast body of work. He achieves a very personal way of portraying the Cuban landscape through his paintings.