Yoan Capote studied at the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in Havana, graduating in 2001, and his work has been exhibited extensively in the USA, Europe and Cuba. Capote has received awards and grants from prestigious institutions such as UNESCO; Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York; Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York; and the Brownstone Foundation, Paris. Notable collections include the Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague; Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe; Daros Latinamerica Collection, Zurich; Kadist Art Foundation, Paris and San Francisco; and the Pizzuti Collection, Columbus.