López Valdés, who lives and works in Havana, studied in the Experimental School for Visual Arts “José Antonio Díaz Peláez” and continued studies at the San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts where he graduated in 2004 . He is a member of the Asociación Hermanos Saíz (AHS ). Abel worked as a designer for the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba from 2008 to 2010 . He is also a video maker at REMACHE studio.