Fonseca, born in Havana, graduated from the Instituto Superior de Arte in 2005 in drawing and new media.

Fonseca’s practice is built on using simple, commonplace objects and experiences from daily life to devise narratives that mix reality and fiction. Drawing on seemingly regular, everyday moments, such as sharpening a pencil or lighting a match, Fonseca’s work employs poetic metaphors that cleverly comment on broader social issues and universal human desires

Fonseca's works have grown to include new media works such as the capturing the performative act of stitching her hand with the image of an aeroplane and a heart-like cloud, a commentary on the immigration crisis within Cuba. 

Since graduating Fonseca has had three solo exhibitions in Cuba and has been featured in numerous international group exhibitions, including Sean Kelly’s 2015 summer group exhibition, By the Book; Dilated Biography: Contemporary Cuban Narratives at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2013); Spray, The Hochhaus Kokerei Hansa Museum, Dortmund, Germany (2011) and Inside confluences, the second edition of Contemporary Cuban Art at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, New Mexico (2009). Quinones work was included in the 12th Havana Biennial, in Havana, Cuba (2015) and she is the recipient of the 2015 EFG ArtNexus Latin America Art Award.

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