Born in 1938 in Havana, Cuba, Baruj Salinas is a painter, sculptor, engraver and ceramist. In 1958, he graduated as an architect at Kent State University, Ohio.
He immigrated from Cuba to Miami permanently in 1959. He then moved to Barcelona where he studied with artists such as Joan Miro and Antoni Tapies.
Salinas’ work can be seen in important collections such as the Joan Miro Foundation in Barcelona, the National Museum of Catalonia, Barcelona, the National Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico, the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, l ‘Art Institute of Chicago, Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona. He currently lives and works in Miami, Florida.