Vicente R. Bonachea graduated from San Alejandro Academy in Havana, Cuba in 1976. Since then, he has worked as an artist, designer and educator at several prestigious institutions in Cuba such as the Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematografica (ICAIC), the Instituto Politecnico de Diseño Industrial and the Escuela Elemental de Arte Paulita Concepcion, etc. He is also a member of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC).
During his long and fruitful career, Bonachea has illustrated books for children and young adults in Cuba and abroad. In addition, several of his Murals can be seen in the streets of Havana, Varadero, Villa Clara and other Cuban cities.