Hector Molne, was born on March 3. 1935. In Camaguey, Cuba. He received his first formal education at the school of Visual Arts of Camaguey, Cuba, where he graduated. In 1959 he was awarded a scholorship which enable him to continue and broaden his training at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Havana for some time, and he then went back to his native province, Camaguey , where he served as professor at the School of Visual Arts. In 1980 he settled in Costa Rica, where he continued his artistic career. The following year he traveled on to Miami. In 1999, he returned to Costa Rica, where he currently lives and works.