Serlián Barreto was born in 1997 in Artemisa, Cuba. From an early age he developed a special interest in the arts. At the age of 12 he began to receive classes in the cultural center of his hometown and subsequently entered the Academy of Arts. Later on he entered the Academy of Arts of San Antonio de los Baños, Eduardo Abela, at the age of 15 (2012-2013). He was later transferred to the Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro, (2013-2016.) After completing his studies, he became part of the school’s faculty and taught different grades; (2016-2019.) His work has been shown in international galleries including solo and group exhibitions. He currently resides in Miami, Florida.