The art of Margarita Cano

  • Artist Margarita Cano at home in Little Havana. She recently received The Cintas Foundation's 2009 Lifetime Service Award for her work and support promoting the arts in South Florida. PEDRO PORTAL / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Manuel Gonzalez presents artist Margarita Cano with The Cintas Foundation's 2009 Lifetime Service Award at the FIU Frost Art Museum in Miami. PEDRO PORTAL / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • By artist Margarita Cano

  • Menina en Azul en casa de Tia Juanita, by artist Margarita Cano.

  • Dejandose llevar por la corriente, a piece by Cuban artist Margarita Cano. She recently received The Cintas Foundation's 2009 Lifetime Service Award for her work and support promoting the arts in South Florida.

  • Caridad Azul, a piece by Cuban artist Margarita Cano. She recently received The Cintas Foundation's 2009 Lifetime Service Award for her work and support promoting the arts in South Florida.

  • Esperando el cambio en el Malecon, a piece by artist Margarita Cano. She recently received The Cintas Foundation's 2009 Lifetime Service Award for her work and support promoting the arts in South Florida.

  • Balsera en busqueda de libertad, a piece by artist Margarita Cano.

  • B-107, a multimedia piece by Cuban artist Margarita Cano.

  • Artist Margarita Cano at home in Little Havana. She recently received The Cintas Foundation's 2009 Lifetime Service Award for her work and support promoting the arts in South Florida. PEDRO PORTAL / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Artist Margarita Cano at home in Little Havana. She recently received The Cintas Foundation's 2009 Lifetime Service Award for her work and support promoting the arts in South Florida. PEDRO PORTAL / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF

  • Artist Margarita Cano at home in Little Havana. She recently received The Cintas Foundation's 2009 Lifetime Service Award for her work and support promoting the arts in South Florida. PEDRO PORTAL / EL NUEVO HERALD STAFF