Mario Sanchez was born in Key West on October 7, 1908. He was the grandson of a cigar-maker, and his father was a lecturer who read to the cigar workers throughout the day. He is a painter and a sculptor, but is best known for his paintings of street scenes in Key West.
Brevard Cultural Alliance's mission is to build and sustain a dynamic and vibrant arts and cultural sector integral to Brevard County's quality of life.
With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, FHC grants primarily respond to the needs of local communities, but they often address topics of statewide interest. FHC is particularly interested in projects that are collaborative, attract diverse audiences, encourage active participation from the public, and explore humanities topics and disciplines in interesting and engaging ways.
This project is sponsored in part by The Jessie Ball duPont Fund.