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Manuel Acevedo
Manuel Acevedo
Born 1964, in Newark, NJ, Bronx NY based,
Manuel Acevedo

Video, Film
Photography



www.wavehill.org
vimeo.com/manuelacevedo
culturehall.com

Jennifer Allora
Jennifer Allora
Born 1974, in USA, lives in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico; better known as Allora & Calzadilla (together with Guillermo Calzadilla),
Jennifer Allora
political
conceptual
critical of society

Photography
Installation
Video, Film
Sculpture
Audio, Sound

Allora & Calzadilla represented the USA at the 54th Venice Biennial (2011)

wikipedia.org
Galerie Crousel, Paris
Guggenheim Foundation
Gladstone Gallery
Lisson Gallery

Jessica Almy Pagán
Born 1968, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, lives in Santurce,
conceptual

Video, Film
Performance
Installation
Photography




Migdalia Luz Barens-Vera
Born 1976, in Santurce, lives in New York,
Migdalia Luz Barens-Vera
conceptual
(post-)feministic

Performance
Installation
Photography
Video, Film



Colección Reyes-Veray
migdalialuz.com

Rosamary Berríos Hernández
Rosamary Berríos Hernández
Born 1974, in Hato Rey, lives in Loíza,
Rosamary Berríos Hernández
(post-)feministic
social

Video, Film
Mixed Media



Resumé (pdf)

Luis Berríos Negrón
Luis Berríos Negrón
Born 1971, in Puerto Rico, born Luis Rafael Berríos Negrón, aka Berríos-Negrón; currently lives in Berlin, Germany,
Luis Berríos Negrón
political
critical of society
architectural, urbanistic

Video, Film
Performance
Installation
Audio, Sound

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Parsons School of Design), Master of Architecture (MIT)

luisberriosnegron.org

Osvaldo Budet
Osvaldo Budet
Born 1979, was raised in Puerto Rico, studied at EAP (Puerto Rico) and MICA (Maryland), moved to Berlin, Germany in summer 2009,
Osvaldo Budet
political
documentary
conceptual
humoristic

Painting
Photography
Video, Film



osvaldobudet.com
mapr.org

Melissa A. Calderón
Born 1974, in New York, Puerto Rican; lives in the Bronx, NY,
Melissa A. Calderón
conceptual

Installation
Sculpture
Photography
Video, Film

El Museo del Barrio, The (S) files, 2007

melissacalderon.com

Guillermo Calzadilla
Guillermo Calzadilla
Born 1971, in Cuba, grew up in Puerto Rico; lives in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico; better known as Allora & Calzadilla (together with Jennifer Allora),
Guillermo Calzadilla
political
conceptual
critical of society

Photography
Installation
Video, Film
Sculpture
Audio, Sound

Allora & Calzadilla represented the USA at the 54th Venice Biennial (2011)

Gladstone Gallery
Lisson Gallery
Guggenheim Foundation
Wikipedia
Galerie Crousel, Paris

Javier Cambre
Javier Cambre
Born 1966, in San Juan, lives in Newark, New Jersey, born Javier Evaristo Cambre,
Javier Cambre
critical of society
conceptual
architectural, urbanistic

Video, Film
Installation
Multi Media



portfolio, neoimages.net
re-title.com
mapr.org
Wikipedia

Ivonne Carlo
Ivonne Carlo
Born 1970, in San Juan, aka Ivonne Carlo Sellés, lives in San Juan,
Ivonne Carlo
conceptual
critical of society
humoristic
realistic
social
erotic, sexual

Mixed Media
Photography
Video, Film

studied at Parson School of Design; artist and photographer

ivonnecarlo.com
flickr.com/photos/ivonne
myspace.com/icarlo

Carolina Caycedo
Carolina Caycedo
Born 1978, in London, UK, born to Colombian parents, lived in London, New York, Bogota and Puerto Rico,
Carolina Caycedo
political
critical of society

Video, Film
Intervention



blowdelabarra.com (works, bio, interview)
secession.at (2002 Day to Day project in Austria)
sessions.edu (faculty member profile)

Eduardo Cintrón
Eduardo Cintrón
Born 1979, in Germany, moved to San Francisco in 2007 after years in New York,
Eduardo Cintrón
critical of society
conceptual

Video, Film
Painting
Digital, Computer Art
Multi Media
Performance



eduardocintron.com

Carola Cintrón Moscoso
Born 1974, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,

Video, Film
Audio, Sound



carolacintron.com

Nayda Collazo-Lloréns
Nayda Collazo-Lloréns
Born 1968, in San Juan, lives in New York, member of O.P. Art, NY
Nayda Collazo-Lloréns
conceptual
abstract

Installation
Video, Film
Painting
Drawing
Multi Media
Mixed Media



naydacollazollorens.com
artefilo.org
op-art.org

Carlos D. Correa Salas
Carlos D. Correa Salas
Born 1964, in Santiago, Chile, studied in Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Carlos D. Correa Salas
figurative
expressionistic
erotic, sexual
conceptual
abstract
spiritual

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Installation
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Painting
Sculpture
Video, Film



freebornstudio.carbonmade.com

Christine Flores-Cozza
Christine Flores-Cozza
Born 1968, in Chicago, IL, USA, aka Christine Cozza, sometimes signs C COZZA; Puerto Rican and Greek parents; lives in Chicago,
Christine Flores-Cozza
social
(post-)pop art

Video, Film
Audio, Sound
Mixed Media



christinesshadows.com
short bio (press release)
myspace.com/christinesshadows

Ozzie Forbes
Born 1963, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, lives in Puerto Rico, the USA and Argentina; birth year and place unconfirmed,
erotic, sexual
conceptual

Video, Film
Photography



website

Celso González
Born 1973, in Loíza, lives in Puerto Rico,
Celso González
(post-)pop art
abstract

Painting
Video, Film
Drawing
Mosaic
Audio, Sound
Mural

co-founded CERO DESIGN with artist Roberto Biaggi

celsoart.com

Cari González Casanova
Cari González Casanova
Born 1971, in Mayagüez, aka Cari Gonzalez-Casanova; moved to New York at age 9; lives in Marseille, France,
Cari González Casanova
conceptual

Mixed Media
Drawing
Installation
Multi Media
Sculpture
Video, Film
Textile



cari-gonzalez-casanova.blogspot.com
Puerto Rican Art History article

Rafael Hernández Vargas
Rafael Hernández Vargas
Born 1976, in Caguas, aka Rafael H Vargas; lives in Trujillo Alto,
Rafael Hernández Vargas
(post-)pop art

Video, Film
Digital, Computer Art



myartspace.com

Lisa Ladner
Born 1969, in Zurich, Switzerland, Puerto Rican mother, Swiss father; Elisabeth Nora Ladner Fernández divides her time between Zurich and San Juan,
critical of society
documentary
conceptual
social

Photography
Video, Film
Installation

founder of el-status.com, FAS - Feria de Arte Sonoro, co-founder of El Pulguero de Artistas, former independent curator of galería fotográfica PL 900 at Casa Aboy, founding director of the art project Peripher in Zurich, www.peripher.ch

lisaladner.com

Jaime Margary
Jaime Margary
Born 1976, in Roosevelt Road, Ceiba, aka Kalapusa, aka Mr. Jimmy, lives in Orlando, Florida,
Jaime Margary
critical of society
de(con)structive
humoristic
political
social

Sculpture
Painting
Digital, Computer Art
Photography
Video, Film

his exhibitions have been mainly online so far

myspace.com/kalapusa

Javier Martínez
Javier Martínez
Born 1968, in Caguas, lives in San Juan,
Javier Martínez
humoristic

Video, Film
Painting
Photography
Drawing



msa-x.org
saatchigallery.com
editor of autogiro

María Martínez-Cañas
Born 1960, in Havanna, Cuba, family moved to Miami in 1960 and to Puerto Rico in 1964; moved to Spain in 1985, worked in several countries, currently lives in Miami FL,

Photography
Installation
Video, Film

started with a two person exhibition at galería fotográfica PL 900 (Casa Aboy) in 1977; has been to Art Basel Miami Beach in 2003-2007

mariamartinez-canas.com

Catherine Matos Olivo
Catherine Matos Olivo
Born 1979, in Bayamón, aka Cati Matos, lives in Levittown, Toa Baja,
Catherine Matos Olivo
conceptual
political
social

Installation
Painting
Performance
Photography
Video, Film



saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/
catimatos.wordpress.com

Jason Mena
Jason Mena
Born 1974, in New York City, grew up in Carolina, Puerto Rico; lives in Puerto Rico (currently resides in Mexico City), co-founder of =DESTO, alternative art space, Santurce (San Juan)
Jason Mena
conceptual
political
de(con)structive

Intervention
Video, Film
Audio, Sound
Photography
Sculpture
Performance



jasonmena.com

Néstor Millán Alvarez
Born 1960, in San Germán,
Néstor Millán Alvarez
surrealistic

Painting
Video, Film
Photography




Richard Monge
Richard Monge
Born 1970, in Santurce, lives in New York,
Richard Monge
(post-)pop art
figurative
social
surrealistic

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media
Photography
Printmaking
Video, Film



richardmonge.com

Wanda Ortíz
Wanda Ortíz
Born 1976, in Bronx, New York, lives in the Bronx; aka Wanda Raimundi-Ortíz,
Wanda Ortíz
(post-)feministic
critical of society
de(con)structive
political

Painting
Video, Film
Sculpture
Installation
Mixed Media



pepatian.org
soundofart.net

Victor Pacheco
Victor Pacheco
Born 1975, in Fajardo, lives in Rochester, New York,
Victor Pacheco
figurative

Installation
Mixed Media
Sculpture
Video, Film



vicpacheco.com

Marta Mabel Pérez
Marta Mabel Pérez
Born 1968, in Lares, Marta Mabel Pérez Maldonado lives in Puerto Rico; married to artist Carlos A. Rivera Villafañe,
Marta Mabel Pérez
realistic

Sculpture
Installation
Photography
Video, Film
Audio, Sound



artfacts.net
PROA directory of the MAPR

Roxana Pérez Méndez
Roxana Pérez Méndez
Born 1976, aka Roxana Perez-Mendez, based in Philadelphia,
Roxana Pérez Méndez

Performance
Installation
Video, Film



roxanaperez-mendez.com

Marisol Plard
Marisol Plard
Born 1966, in Puerto Rico, Marisol Plard lives in Puerto Rico,
Marisol Plard
(post-)feministic

Video, Film
Audio, Sound



myspace.com/marisolplard
tranceliquido.com
Video Antropofagia at MAC 2008
facmvd.org (pdf)

Alejandro Quinteros
Alejandro Quinteros
Born 1968, in Lima, Peru, lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Alejandro Quinteros
critical of society
political
social

Video, Film
Digital, Computer Art
Installation
Multi Media
Sculpture
Audio, Sound



alejandroquinteros.net

Hatuey Ramos-Fermín
Hatuey Ramos-Fermín
Born 1978, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, grew up in Puerto Rico (Dominican mother, Puerto Rican father); presently lives in New York,
Hatuey Ramos-Fermín
conceptual

Photography
Installation
Performance
Video, Film
Multi Media



hatmax.net
New York Times article, 2008

Lilliana Rivera
Born 1969, in San Juan,

Video, Film
Installation




Quintín Rivera Toro
Quintín Rivera Toro
Born 1978, in Caguas, aka Quintin Rivera and Quintín Rivera-Toro; lives in Caguas,
Quintín Rivera Toro
de(con)structive
(post-)pop art
critical of society
conceptual

Photography
Video, Film
Mixed Media
Installation
Sculpture

ran ÁREA - lugar de proyectos by José Hernández Castrodad in Caguas

quintinriveratoro.com
portfolio

Arnaldo Roman
Arnaldo Roman
Born 1974, in Ponce, Daniel Arnaldo Roman lives in Bayamón,
Arnaldo Roman
(post-)pop art
expressionistic
generative

Painting
Video, Film
Digital, Computer Art

runs online magazine Trance Liquido with Lilliam Nieves

arnaldoroman.net
editor of tranceliquido.com

Marxz Rosado Ríos
Born 1973, in Caguas, lives in Caguas,
Marxz Rosado Ríos

Video, Film
Installation
Sculpture




Chemi Rosado Seijo
Chemi Rosado Seijo
Born 1973, in Vega Alta, lives in Santurce, San Juan,
Chemi Rosado Seijo
conceptual
humoristic
critical of society
de(con)structive

Intervention
Installation
Performance
Sculpture
Video, Film



chemirosado-seijo.com

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz
Born 1972, lives in Puerto Rico,
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz
realistic
conceptual
political

Video, Film



re-title.com
artfacts.net
wattis.org/exhibitions/Munoz

Cacheila Soto González
Cacheila Soto González
Born 1979, in Mayagüez, lives in Puerto Rico,
Cacheila Soto González
(post-)pop art
(post-)feministic
erotic, sexual

Painting
Photography
Video, Film



cacheila.com
tranceliquido.com (interview)

Rafael A. Vargas Bernard
Rafael A. Vargas Bernard
Born 1979, in Mayagüez, aka Rafa Vargas; lives in San Juan,
Rafael A. Vargas Bernard
conceptual
social

Installation
Intervention
Performance
Video, Film
Audio, Sound



Resumé
8track at =DESTO

Pepe Villegas
Pepe Villegas
Born 1964, in San Juan, Roberto José Villegas; raised in Puerto Rico, lives in New York,
Pepe Villegas
architectural, urbanistic
realistic
abstract

Painting
Photography
Video, Film

member of O.P. Art, NY

pepevillegas.com
op-art.org


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