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Ernesto Akabá
Ernesto Akabá
Born 1947, in Arecibo, lives in San Juan,
Ernesto Akabá
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
critical of society

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Printmaking
Digital, Computer Art

well known for his jazz paintings and his tributes to Pablo Casals

eakaba.com

Jaime J. Altieri
Born 1953, in San Juan, lives in Old San Juan,
Jaime J. Altieri
figurative
impressionistic

Painting
Drawing



artactif.com

Celia Altschuler
Celia Altschuler
Born 1954, in Mayagüez, lives in Hatillo,
Celia Altschuler
expressionistic

Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media




Luis Alvarez
Luis Alvarez
Born 1963, in Ponce, Luis Angel Alvarez Torres lives in Guanica,
Luis Alvarez
abstract
erotic, sexual
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing
Sculpture




Melissa Alvarez Xiloj
aka Mel Xiloj; lives in Brooklyn, New York and/or San Juan, Puerto Rico,

Drawing



coroflot.com/mulegro

Inés Aponte
Born 1956, in San Juan,
Inés Aponte
conceptual

Painting
Drawing
Installation
Video, Film



mapr.org

Enrique Arce
Enrique Arce
Born 1980, in Bayamón, aka Aslan, aka Kike Arce; lives in Levittown, Toa Baja,
Enrique Arce
figurative
conceptual
humoristic

Drawing
Photography



Colección Reyes-Veray
aslanblogger.blogspot.com

Hector Arce-Espasas
Hector Arce-Espasas
Born 1982, in San Juan, lives in New York,
Hector Arce-Espasas
abstract

Drawing
Painting
Installation



hectorarceespasas.com

Myrna Báez
Myrna Báez
Born 1931, in Santurce, lives in Puerto Rico,
Myrna Báez
abstract
expressionistic
(post-)feministic

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking

a Latin American master

mapr.org
Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña

José Balay Ruiz
Born 1958, in Ponce, aka Balay or José Balay, lives in Ponce,
José Balay Ruiz
abstract
expressionistic
impressionistic
surrealistic

Ceramics, Pottery
Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting
Printmaking



jbalayrpintor.es.tl

Diógenes Ballester
Diógenes Ballester
Born 1956, in Ponce, lives in New York and Ponce,
Diógenes Ballester
expressionistic
abstract
realistic
social

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking



prdream.com
hoast.org
El Nuevo Día review of 2008 exhibition at MAPR
diogenes-ballester.com

Randy Barceló
Randy Barceló
Born 1946, in Havanna, Cuba, left Cuba as a teenager, studied art and ballet in Puerto Rico, left for New York in 1965, became a choreographer and an award winning costume and set designer, deceased 1994, in New York,
Randy Barceló
decorative
figurative
abstract

Textile
Sculpture
Photography
Drawing
Painting

RB Foundation is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico

fundacionrandybarcelo.org

Federico Bares
Born 1967,
Federico Bares

Drawing




Sylvia Benitez
Born 1957,

Sculpture
Installation
Drawing



sylviabenitez.wordpress.com

Carlos Aleksandr Benítez Villamariona
Carlos Aleksandr Benítez Villamariona
Born 1983, in Hoboken, New Jersey, aka Ksandr; parents from El Salvador, was raised in PR since age 3; lives in Toa Baja, PR,
Carlos Aleksandr Benítez Villamariona
architectural, urbanistic
gothic
fantasy
figurative

Graphic Art, Illustration
Drawing
Painting
Photography




Roberto Berrera Rodríguez
Born 1967, in San Juan,

Drawing




Félix Bonilla Gerena
Félix Bonilla Gerena
Born 1968, in Utuado, lives in Aguadilla,
Félix Bonilla Gerena
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Mixed Media
Drawing



tripoligallery.com

Gloria Bosa Osorio

expressionistic

Painting
Collage
Drawing



Article in El Nuevo Periódico, 2011

Nathan Budoff
Nathan Budoff
Born 1962, in Northampton, Massachusetts, born Nathan Eugenio Budoff McKibben,
Nathan Budoff

Painting
Drawing



artfacts.net
mapr.org

Joseph A. Burgos
Joseph A. Burgos
Born 1955, in Hato Rey, lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
Joseph A. Burgos
abstract
figurative

Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting
Drawing

nephew of poet Julia de Burgos

curriculum

Carlos Cancio
Born 1961, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
Carlos Cancio

Painting
Drawing



Website of the artist
mapr.org

Efrén Candelaria
Born in Puerto Rico, lives in Brookyln, New York,
Efrén Candelaria
abstract

Mixed Media
Video, Film
Drawing
Painting



Colección Reyes-Veray

Pedro Candelario
born approx. 1948; aka Leonardo Candelario (changed his name after his son), lived in Old San Juan in the late 80s, then in Hato Rey; died young (in the mid/late 90s); was also a singer and a photographer by profession

Painting
Drawing




José Caraballo
Born 1930, in Santurce, moved to New York in 1947, deceased 1992, in Collegedale, Tennessee,
figurative
naïve art

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting

Was President of H.A.L. (Hispanic Artist League)

Wikipedia

Jesús Cardona
Born 1950, in Dorado,

Drawing
Printmaking



mapr.org

Ada Carmona Rivera
Ada Carmona Rivera
Born 1959, in Panama, Puerto Rican parents; studied in Puerto Rico, lives in Puerto Rico,
Ada Carmona Rivera
surrealistic
expressionistic

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting

member of Mujeres Artistas de Puerto Rico, Liga de Damas de todas las naciones (NY) and Latin International Regional Artists (NY)

aapprinc.org

Justo Carreras
Born 1966, in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dom. Rep.,

Drawing



justocarreras.com

Camilo Carrión Zayas
Born 1973, in Río Piedras,
abstract
figurative

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Photography



camilocarrion.com

Jorge Castro
Jorge Castro
Born 1974, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
Jorge Castro
abstract

Audio, Sound
Digital, Computer Art
Drawing



castrosound.blogspot.com
dreamlandrecordings.com (interview)
loop.cl
artnet.com (review)
Resumé
sonoradisc.com (music label of the artist)

Orlando Castro Ortiz
Orlando Castro Ortiz
Born 1961, in Las Piedras, lives in Caguas,
Orlando Castro Ortiz
abstract
figurative

Painting
Drawing



artelista.com
Website

Robert Coane
Robert Coane
lives in the USA,
Robert Coane
critical of society
political
figurative

Drawing
Painting



Lehman CUNY, Palante show 1993
atelier-rc.com (under reconstruction)

Stanley Coll
Stanley Coll
Born 1954, in Cayey, lives in Bayamón,
Stanley Coll
naïve art
realistic

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration
Drawing



artist's website

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

Papo Colo
Papo Colo
Born 1946, in San Juan, lives in New York; born Francisco Colon Quintero,
Papo Colo
expressionistic
critical of society
conceptual

Performance
Painting
Photography
Drawing
Audio, Sound

Co-founder and artistic director of Exit Art, New York; founder and artistic director of Trickster Theater; curator, designer and poetic writer

exitart.org
trickstertheater.org
artfacts.net
papocolo.com

Fernando Colón González
Fernando Colón González
Born 1966, in San Juan, lives in New York,
Fernando Colón González
abstract

Drawing
Painting



fernandostudio.info

Miguel Conesa Osuna
Miguel Conesa Osuna
Born 1952, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
Miguel Conesa Osuna
surrealistic
realistic
expressionistic
abstract

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Digital, Computer Art
Sculpture



ponce.inter.edu
recent works

Félix R. Cordero
Born 1931, in Ponce, Félix Rafael Cordero, the oldest of nine children, left for New York and Chicago in 1953, lived in Ecuador in the early 90s and returned to Puerto Rico in 1994; lives in Ponce; brother of deceased photographer Félix Cordero,
Félix R. Cordero
figurative
decorative

Painting
Drawing



galeriaexodo.com
prarte.com
Book with works

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

Karla Cott
Karla Cott
Born 1980, in Arecibo, aka Karla A. Cott; currently lives in Baltimore MD, USA,
Karla Cott
social
figurative

Painting
Installation
Drawing



karlacott.com

Moisés Cruz Báez
Moisés Cruz Báez
Born 1986, in Caguas, lives in Caguas,
Moisés Cruz Báez
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
impressionistic

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graffiti
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media
Painting




Bobby Cruz López
Bobby Cruz López
Born 1984, in San Juan, Bobby M. Cruz López lives in San Juan,
Bobby Cruz López
critical of society
humoristic

Drawing
Intervention



Curriculum of Artist

Carlos Dávila Rinaldi
Carlos Dávila Rinaldi
Born 1958, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Carlos Dávila Rinaldi
(post-)pop art
critical of society
humoristic
abstract
political

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Mixed Media



davilarinaldi.com

Alejandro De Jesús
Alejandro De Jesús
Born 1944, in Guaynabo, aka Alejandro DJ; grew up in Caguas; lived in Connecticut, has his studio in Caguas,
Alejandro De Jesús
realistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing



alejandrodj.com

Irene Delano
Irene Delano
Born 1919, in Detroit, USA, grew up in Toronto, Canada; lived many years in Puerto Rico; spouse of deceased photographer Jack Delano; mother of photographer Pablo Delano, deceased 1982, in Puerto Rico,
Irene Delano
realistic

Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration



biography

Ralph DeRomero Rivera
Ralph DeRomero Rivera
Born 1946, in New York, childhood in New York, studied in Puerto Rico and New York, lived in the USA, in Mexico and Paris, Ponce and San Juan, deceased 2000, in San Juan,
Ralph DeRomero Rivera
figurative
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Printmaking

website and retrospective exhibition in preparation

artefoundation.com
Resumé

Fabián Detrés
Born 1978, in Maricao, Puerto Rico,
Fabián Detrés

Painting
Drawing



Resumé (pdf)
MoLAA auction 2007

Miguel Guela Díaz
Miguel Guela Díaz
Born 1977, in Hato Rey, San Juan, lives in San Germán,
Miguel Guela Díaz
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing
Ceramics, Pottery
Sculpture



galeriayemaya.com

Rabindranat Díaz Cardona
Born 1972, in San Sebastián, lives in San Juan,
Rabindranat Díaz Cardona
humoristic
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing



Walter Otero Gallery

Bárbara Díaz Tapia
Bárbara Díaz Tapia
Born 1984, in Bayamón, lives in Guaynabo,
Bárbara Díaz Tapia
figurative
(post-)feministic
critical of society
de(con)structive
expressionistic

Photography
Multi Media
Video, Film
Painting
Drawing



Video of 2008 show in San Juan

Omar Dieppa
Omar Dieppa
Born 1977, in Río Piedras, Omar D. Dieppa Crespo vive en San Juan,
Omar Dieppa
abstract
critical of society
figurative
impressionistic

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture



Resumé (pdf)

Rolando Esteves
Rolando Esteves
Born 1967, lives in Puerto Rico,
critical of society
social

Painting
Drawing
Intervention




 Exor
Exor
aka Sir Exor One, lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico, brother of graffiti artist Mero, member of SWAT (Soul and Wisdom Aesthetics Theory)
 Exor
architectural, urbanistic
conceptual
critical of society
expressionistic
political
social

Graffiti
Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Photography
Painting
Video, Film

colaborates with art magazine Con Boca

graffiti.org
myspace.com/exor1
works on youtube.com

Carlos Fajardo
Carlos Fajardo
Born 1953, in Mayagüez, Carlos Fajardo Heyliger lives in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico,
Carlos Fajardo
(post-)pop art
critical of society
expressionistic
figurative
political
realistic
social
humoristic

Painting
Drawing
Fake Art



msa-x.org

Federico Farrington
Born in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Federico Farrington
erotic, sexual
surrealistic
humoristic

Painting
Drawing
Sculpture




Lauren Feece
Lauren Feece
Born in USA, grew up in the US (IN, IL); moved to Moca, Puerto Rico with her Puerto Rican husband-artist Chris Silva,
Lauren Feece

Drawing
Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration



laurenfeece.com

Victor Alejandro Fernández
Born 1990, in Villa Clara, Cuba, moved to Puerto Rico in 2002, lives in Caguas, starts receiving formal art instruction from Rafael Rivera Ortíz in 2004
surrealistic
figurative

Painting
Mixed Media
Drawing



victoralejandro.com

Rafael Ferrer
Rafael Ferrer
Born 1933, in Santurce, lives in New York,
Rafael Ferrer
abstract
surrealistic
de(con)structive

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking



Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)
former gallery Nancy Hoffman
current gallery Adam Baumgold

Diana Figarella-Zawil
Diana Figarella-Zawil
Born 1968, in Santurce, born Diana Figarella Caratini; lives in Massachusetts,
Diana Figarella-Zawil
figurative
decorative

Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media



diana-designs.com/artist

Eddie Figueroa
Born 1978, in San Juan, Eddie S. Figueroa Feliciano currently lives in Milano, Italy,
Eddie Figueroa
conceptual
architectural, urbanistic

Sculpture
Drawing



Resumé
Exit Art Biennal II: Traffic

Ismael Figueroa
Born 1965, in Ponce,

Sculpture
Drawing
Painting




Nelson Figueroa
Born 1974, in Ponce, lives in Río Piedras,
abstract
expressionistic

Drawing




Raimundo Figueroa
Raimundo Figueroa
Born 1957, in San Juan,
Raimundo Figueroa
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Mixed Media
Photography
Printmaking



raimundofigueroa.com

Carmelo Fontánez
Carmelo Fontánez
Born 1945, in Río Piedras, lives in Caimito, Puerto Rico,
Carmelo Fontánez
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media
Drawing




Raymond Forbes
member of the colectivo El Bosque (together with Lorraine Rodríguez),

Drawing




Teo Freytes
Teo Freytes
Born 1953, in Mexico, lives in Old San Juan, founder of msa-x.org; MSA stands for "Movimiento Sintesista Actualizado" (co-founder: Luis Stephenberg)
Teo Freytes
political
surrealistic
critical of society
realistic

Digital, Computer Art
Printmaking
Drawing
Painting
Audio, Sound



msa-x.org

Yolanda Fundora
Yolanda Fundora
Born 1953, in Cuba, moved to New York at age 8; lived in San Juan 1981-1991; currently lives in New Jersey,
Yolanda Fundora
(post-)feministic

Digital, Computer Art
Painting
Drawing
Photography
Mixed Media



yolandafundora.com

Frances Gallardo
Frances Gallardo
Born 1984, in San Juan, Frances Gallardo Varela lives in San Juan and New York,
Frances Gallardo
conceptual

Drawing
Painting
Performance
Intervention
Installation



francesgallardo.blogspot.com/

Alex Garcia
Alex Garcia
Born 1973, in Río Piedras, aka Alex Omar Garcia, raised in Pennsylvania, lives in San Antonio, Texas,
Alex Garcia
figurative
realistic

Drawing
Painting



alexgarciafineart.com

Daniel Garcia
Daniel Garcia
Born 1967, in Miami Beach, Florida, Puerto Rican parents, lives in Miami,
Daniel Garcia
abstract
expressionistic

Sculpture
Drawing
Painting



dgarciaart.com
Interview on blogspot.com

Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez
Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez

Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez
expressionistic
social

Drawing
Painting



garcia-gonzalez.com
garcia-gonzalez.blogspot.com

Iván Girona
Iván Girona
Born 1977, in Puerto Rico, José Iván Girona Maldonado lives in Levittown; aka José Iván Girona and J I Girona,
Iván Girona
conceptual
critical of society
erotic, sexual

Installation
Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media

solo show at CIRCA 2008; Muestra Nacional ICP 2009; with PR Fine Arts during CIRCA 2010


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

José González
José González
Born 1982, in Bronx, New York, José Antonio González Pérez, aka Elpho, Elph One and Kuyu (tattoos); raised in Caguas, lives in Río Piedras and Caguas,
José González
social
figurative
humoristic
(post-)pop art
expressionistic
surrealistic

Graffiti
Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media

member of graffiti crews CBA FRESH and HTO; is also a tattoo artist

myspace.com/elpho_uno

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

Josué Guarionex
Josué Guarionex
Born 1974, in Cataño, raised in Morovis, lives in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico; born Josué Guarionex Colón Rosado,
Josué Guarionex
realistic
abstract
political

Photography
Drawing
Painting
Sculpture



josueguarionex.blogspot.com
josueguarionex.weebly.com

Miguel Ángel Guzmán Ortiz
Born 1939, in Utuado, grew up in New York, returned to Puerto Rico in the 80s where he still lives,
figurative

Painting
Ceramics, Pottery
Drawing



exhibition review 2006, Utuado
short biography (in Spanish)

Rosita Haeussler


Painting
Drawing




Oz Haver
Oz Haver
Born 1982, in San Juan, Osvaldo Enrique Colón Haver lives in Carolina, PR,
Oz Haver
lowbrow

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting



ozhaver.com

José Hermitanho
José Hermitanho
Born 1948, in Guayanilla, José Hermitaño Lugo Bulted lives in San Juan,
José Hermitanho
neorealistic
erotic, sexual
figurative
expressionistic

Painting
Drawing
Sculpture



hermitanho.artelista.com
cayomecenas.com
artistasdelatierra.com

Ricardo Hernández
Ricardo Hernández
Born 1975, in San Juan, lives in New York,
Ricardo Hernández
expressionistic
figurative

Textile
Installation
Sculpture
Drawing



artfacts.net
ricardohernandez.net
MoLAA auction 2007

Susana Herrero Kunhardt
Born 1945, in New York, USA, lives in Puerto Rico since 1946,
Susana Herrero Kunhardt
(post-)feministic
figurative

Printmaking
Drawing
Painting



artfacts.net
viapgalerie.nl
gandiastudio.com

Lorenzo Homar
Lorenzo Homar
Born 1913, in Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, deceased 2004, in Puerto Rico,
Lorenzo Homar
realistic
critical of society
political

Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting
Drawing



botello.com
zenstudio.com
radiouniversidad.org
puertadetierra.com
atelier-rc.com

Warren James
Warren James
Born in Arecibo, Warren Antonio James lives in Manhattan, NYC, architect
Warren James
abstract
architectural, urbanistic

Drawing
Mixed Media




Ivelisse Jiménez
Ivelisse Jiménez
Born 1966, in Ciales, lives in Puerto Rico and New York,
Ivelisse Jiménez
abstract

Painting
Installation
Drawing



ivelissejimenez.com

Wilfredo Labiosa
deceased 2015, in San Juan,
decorative
figurative

Painting
Drawing



Obituary

Marta Lahens Conde
Marta Lahens Conde
Born 1975, in Santurce, lives in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico,
Marta Lahens Conde
abstract

Painting
Drawing



martalahens.com

Haydée Landing Gordon
Haydée Landing Gordon
Born 1956, in San Juan,
Haydée Landing Gordon

Drawing



artfacts.net

Tadeo Lazaro Garcia
Tadeo Lazaro Garcia
Born 1962, in Santurce, lives in Miami,
Tadeo Lazaro Garcia

Painting
Drawing



tadeofinearts.com

Georges Le Chevallier
Georges Le Chevallier
Born 1966, in Garges-les-Gonesse, Sarcell, France, Georges Patrick Le Chevallier; Puerto Rican mother, French father; born in a suburb of Paris, moved to Puerto Rico as a toddler, grew up in California, lives in North Carolina, USA,
Georges Le Chevallier
realistic
(post-)pop art
humoristic
social

Painting
Sculpture
Photography
Drawing



glcart.com

Joe León Torres
Born 1980, in Río Piedras, aka Skullberry, member of El Grupo SWAT,
figurative
lowbrow
(post-)pop art
surrealistic
automatistic
post minimalistic

Graffiti
Painting
Drawing
Video, Film
Installation
Printmaking




José Lerma
José Lerma
Born 1971, in Seville, Spain, Puerto Rican father, grew up in Dorado, Puerto Rico, lives in Brooklyn, NY; born José Rodríguez Lerma, aka Tete,
José Lerma
humoristic
conceptual
expressionistic

Drawing
Painting
Installation



joselerma.com
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY

Rolando López Dirube
Born 1928, in Havana, Cuba, deceased 1997, in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
geometrical
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Installation
Printmaking




Héctor Madera González
Héctor Madera González
Born 1977, in Bayamón, lives in San Juan,
Héctor Madera González
conceptual
critical of society
political
social

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Installation
Multi Media
Painting
Photography
Mixed Media



Resumé 07

Luis A. Maisonet Espinosa
Born 1954, in San Juan, lives in Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, son of Luis A. Maisonet Crespo and one of Puerto Ricos leading theater directors Victoria Espinosa
Luis A. Maisonet Espinosa
abstract
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing

also musician and composer


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

Wareco Martínez Díaz
Wareco Martínez Díaz
Born 1950, in Bayamón, born Harry Wareco Martínez Diaz, aka Wareco, lives in Bayamón,
Wareco Martínez Díaz
naïve art
figurative
neorealistic
surrealistic

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media
Painting



warecoarts.artistportfolio.net
harrywareco.artelista.com

Mario Marzan
Mario Marzan
Born 1978, in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, lives in North Carolina, USA,
Mario Marzan
abstract
conceptual

Mixed Media
Installation
Drawing
Painting



mariomarzan.com

Frieda Medín Ojeda
Frieda Medín Ojeda
Born 1949, in San Juan, aka Frida Medín, lives in Santurce, Puerto Rico,
Frieda Medín Ojeda
conceptual

Photography
Painting
Performance
Drawing
Mixed Media



enfoco.org
artmajeur.com/fmedin
saatchi-gallery.co.uk

Michelle Medina
Born 1986, in San Juan, lives in Trujillo Alto; aka Michelle Medina Mojica,
Michelle Medina
realistic
decorative

Drawing
Painting
Sculpture



Resumé

Abdías Méndez Robles
Abdías Méndez Robles
Born 1959, in Santurce, aka MéndezRobles; lives in Trujillo Alto,
Abdías Méndez Robles
surrealistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing

Member of AICA-PR and board of Asociación de Museos de Puerto Rico (AMPR).

Official website

Wilfredo Mercado
Wilfredo Mercado
Born 1975, in New Jersey, lives in Villalba, Puerto Rico,
Wilfredo Mercado
critical of society
erotic, sexual
political
surrealistic
de(con)structive

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting
Photography
Intervention



wilfredomercado.com

Carmen Messon
Carmen Messon
Born 1964, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
Carmen Messon
realistic
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing



carmenmesson.com

Alberto Mier
Alberto Mier
Born in San Juan, lives in Atlanta,
Alberto Mier
figurative

Drawing
Mixed Media



galeriayemaya.com

Rubén Miranda
Rubén Miranda
Born 1955, in Santurce, has been living in Grapevine, Texas for more than 20 years,
Rubén Miranda
abstract
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing



ruben-miranda.com

Annelisse Molini
Born 1966, in San Juan,
Annelisse Molini
expressionistic

Drawing
Painting
Installation
Mixed Media



Resumé

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

José Morales
José Morales
Born 1947, in Bronx, New York, lives in New York,
José Morales
abstract
surrealistic
figurative
geometrical

Painting
Drawing
Installation



artnexus.com

Ricardo Morales Hernández
Ricardo Morales Hernández
Born 1980, in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, lives in Cidra,
Ricardo Morales Hernández
social
figurative

Drawing
Multi Media



re-title.com
ricardomoraleshernandez.com

Rafael Mulett Irizarry
Rafael Mulett Irizarry
Born 1945, in Tras Talleres, Santurce, grew up in New York, moved back to Puerto Rico in 1983, lives in Dorado,
Rafael Mulett Irizarry
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing



CV (pdf)

Antonio Navia
Antonio Navia
Born 1945, in Bayamón, lives in Puerto Rico,
Antonio Navia
cubism
abstract
conceptual

Drawing
Painting
Sculpture
Digital, Computer Art

in 1977 Navia co-founded the Grupo Frente with artists Luis Hernández Cruz, Lope Max Díaz and Paul Camacho

Resumé

Heriberto Nieves
Heriberto Nieves
Born 1957, in Vega Alta, lives in Puerto Rico,
Heriberto Nieves
abstract

Sculpture
Painting
Installation
Drawing

won Gold in the Olimpic Fine Arts in Beijing 2008

heriberto.nieves.com
acuetogallery.com
artnexus.com
Gold Medal Olimpic Fine Arts Beijing 2008 (wmv, 4 MB)

Javier Olmeda Raya
Javier Olmeda Raya
Born 1981, in San Juan, aka Javi and Javier E.; currently studies in Barcelona,
Javier Olmeda Raya
critical of society
political
architectural, urbanistic
geometrical

Drawing
Digital, Computer Art
Photography
Video, Film



repuesto.wetpaint.com
Javis Blog
IAAC Blog
Resumé

Carmen Olmo-Terrasa
Carmen Olmo-Terrasa
Born 1969, in Bayamón, lives in Puerto Rico,
Carmen Olmo-Terrasa
critical of society
political
erotic, sexual

Drawing
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Painting
Photography
Digital, Computer Art



carmenolmo.com
exitart.org

María Antonia Ordoñez
Born 1952, in Havanna, Cuba, lives in Puerto Rico since age 9, currently in Old San Juan,
María Antonia Ordoñez
figurative

Drawing




Andre Pagán
Born 1983, in Río Piedras, Andre Marcel Pagan lives in Puerto Rico,
critical of society

Painting
Drawing



gamatonal.com

Cyndia Pagán Figueroa
Cyndia Pagán Figueroa
Born 1980, in Aguadilla, aka Srta. R N’ R, lives in Aguada,
Cyndia Pagán Figueroa
(post-)pop art
surrealistic

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting
Photography
Sculpture



student exhibition RUM 2005
Primera Hora article (Westside, Área, Caguas), 2007
Resumé

Jorge Luis Pardo
Born 1970, in Santurce, lives in Santurce,
abstract

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking




José Peláez Muñoz
Born 1950, in Havanna, Cuba, lives in Puerto Rico,
José Peláez Muñoz

Printmaking
Drawing




Omar Obdulio Peña Forty
Omar Obdulio Peña Forty
Born 1977, in Río Piedras, lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico, co-founder of =DESTO, co-curator of FAS 08 - Feria de Arte Sonoro, 2013 opened a workshop/gallery in Santurce
Omar Obdulio Peña Forty
conceptual
figurative

Drawing
Painting
Audio, Sound
Mixed Media



8track en =DESTO
esigualdesto.blogspot.com
FAS 08 - Feria de Arte Sonoro

María Luisa Penne de Castillo
Born 1913, in Ponce, deceased 2005, entered the New York Pratt Institute in 1935
María Luisa Penne de Castillo
impressionistic
realistic
abstract

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking
Textile
Mixed Media




Marta Pérez García
Born 1934, in Río Piedras, deceased 2004, not to be confused with Marta Pérez García (1965, Arecibo)
Marta Pérez García

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking




Fernando Pintado
Fernando Pintado
Born 1982, in Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan,
Fernando Pintado
humoristic
naïve art

Drawing
Painting



fernandopintado.com

Ernesto Pujol
Born 1957, in Havana, Cuba, raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico; lives in New York,
political
critical of society

Installation
Drawing
Photography
Video, Film



absolutearts.com
artnet.de

Rigoberto Quintana
Rigoberto Quintana
Born 1965, in Matanzas, Cuba, lives in Puerto Rico since 1998,
Rigoberto Quintana
expressionistic
surrealistic

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing



couturiergallery.com

Nora Quintero
Nora Quintero
Born 1951, in Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan,
Nora Quintero
abstract
(post-)feministic
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing
Ceramics, Pottery
Mixed Media

connected to Liga de Arte, CAPP and women artist groups

Resumé

R-Q
Born 1965, in Matanzas, Cuba, lives in Puerto Rico,
abstract

Drawing
Painting
Sculpture



thestorehousegroup.com

Peter Radosta
Born 1971, in Glens Falls, New York, resides in Puerto Rico,
Peter Radosta
architectural, urbanistic
conceptual
de(con)structive
expressionistic
figurative
impressionistic
political
social
spiritual

Ceramics, Pottery
Drawing
Painting
Sculpture



radostaart.com

Isabel Ramírez
Isabel Ramírez
Born 1984, in San Juan, lives in Bayamón,
Isabel Ramírez
(post-)feministic
conceptual
figurative

Drawing
Painting
Performance
Audio, Sound



galeria356.com

Angélica Rivera
Born 1973, in San Juan, lives in Texas, USA,
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing




Christopher Rivera
Christopher Rivera
Born 1982, in Puerto Rico, aka Christopher Rivera Rivera,
Christopher Rivera
critical of society
de(con)structive
conceptual
erotic, sexual

Drawing
Printmaking
Painting
Installation



repuesto.wetpaint.com
galeria356.com

Pablo Rivera
Pablo Rivera
Born 1936, in New York City, lives in Neptune Beach, Florida,
Pablo Rivera

Sculpture
Drawing
Photography



Facebook The Rivera Collection

Brian Rivera Rodríguez
Brian Rivera Rodríguez
Born 1980, in Bronx, NY, lives in Guaynabo (PR) and Florida (USA),
Brian Rivera Rodríguez
(post-)pop art
architectural, urbanistic
op art

Drawing
Painting

some recent shows/participations: 2010 CIRCA PR, 2009 Muestra Nacional de las Artes Plásticas ICP, 2009 TASK, San Juan, 2009 Certamen de Arte Joven Oriental Group, San Juan, 2008 Fundacion ARWI, San Juan


Lorraine Rodríguez
member of the colectivo El Bosque (together with Raymond Forbes),

Drawing




Víctor Rodríguez Gotay
Víctor Rodríguez Gotay
son of artist Consuelo Gotay
Víctor Rodríguez Gotay
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking
Sculpture




Andrés Rodríguez Santos
Born 1949, in Yauco, Puerto Rico,
Andrés Rodríguez Santos
abstract
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing
Printmaking




Abbimael Rojas Nieves
lives in Bayamón; married to artist Annelly Cruz Padilla,
figurative

Painting
Drawing




Alfi Rolón

Alfi Rolón
surrealistic

Painting
Drawing




Juan A. Román López
Born 1980, aka Nepo; from Trujillo Alto, lives in Santurce,
Juan A. Román López
humoristic
figurative

Drawing
Painting
Graffiti
Printmaking

winner in the solo category of Graphopoli 2008 (first Puerto Rican urban art biennial, organized by the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico)

myspace.com/victrollarte
El Nuevo Día article, October 2007
graphopoli.com

Luis Romero
Luis Romero
Born 1965, in Mexico, raised in Puerto Rico, currently lives in Chicago,
Luis Romero
abstract

Mixed Media
Drawing



romeroluis.com

Angelilah Rosa
Angelilah Rosa
Born 1974, in Puerto Rico, aka Gitana; lives in Santurce, San Juan (all biographical data unconfirmed),
Angelilah Rosa
(post-)feministic
critical of society

Painting
Drawing
Graffiti



myspace.com/gitanapr

Carlos Rubin
Born 1958, in Havana, Cuba, lives in Guaynabo,
humoristic
expressionistic
realistic

Drawing
Photography



carlosrubin.com

Aby Ruíz
Aby Ruíz
Born 1971, in Arecibo, Abismael Ruíz Figueroa lives in Arecibo,
Aby Ruíz
expressionistic
figurative

Drawing
Mixed Media
Installation



blinkfineart.com
abyruiz.com

Marcos Ruiz Pérez
Marcos Ruiz Pérez
Born 1979, in Mayagüez, lives in Carolina, PR,
Marcos Ruiz Pérez
conceptual
critical of society

Drawing
Sculpture
Audio, Sound
Photography



Trance Liquido en ARWI
myspace.com/hiperverso

Nelson Sambolín
Nelson Sambolín
Born 1944, in Salinas, lives in Puerto Rico,
Nelson Sambolín
decorative

Drawing
Painting
Printmaking



zonai.com

Linda Sánchez Pintor
Linda Sánchez Pintor
Born 1970, in Bayamón, aka Linda Pintor, lives in Puerto Rico,
Linda Sánchez Pintor
abstract
figurative
geometrical

Sculpture
Painting
Drawing

director of sculptural department of EAP (School of Plastic Arts), San Juan

Curriculum Vitae

Carlos Santiago
Born 1978, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
figurative

Painting
Drawing




Coqui Santiago
Coqui Santiago
Born 1954, in Santurce, Carmen Dolores "Coqui" Santiago Buitrago; lives in Miramar,
Coqui Santiago
abstract
figurative
surrealistic

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting



Resumé
coquisantiago.blogspot.com

Gustavo Santiago
Gustavo Santiago
Born 1968, in Mayagüez, lives in Arecibo,
Gustavo Santiago
expressionistic
figurative

Drawing
Painting




Isaac Santiago Rodríguez
Isaac Santiago Rodríguez
Born 1985, in San Juan, lives in Río Piedras,
Isaac Santiago Rodríguez
critical of society
figurative
social

Digital, Computer Art
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration
Printmaking




René Santos
Born 1934, in Puerto Rico, Carlos René Santos aka Santos René Irizarry, deceased 1997,

Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Drawing



works on lostartsalonsale.com
bio on mapr.org

Sarabel Santos Negrón
Sarabel Santos Negrón
Born 1984, in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, lives in Bayamón,
Sarabel Santos Negrón
conceptual
abstract
figurative

Painting
Drawing
Digital, Computer Art
Mixed Media



www.sarabelsantos.com

Tere Sanz
Tere Sanz
Born 1968, in San Juan, lives in Bayamón,
Tere Sanz
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Drawing



teresanz.com

Eric Schroeder
Born 1973, in Ponce,
Eric Schroeder
abstract

Drawing



petrusgallery.com

Abdiel Segarra
Abdiel Segarra
lives in Puerto Rico,
Abdiel Segarra
critical of society

Drawing
Painting

director of art magazine Con Boca, launched 2006


Kristine Serviá
Kristine Serviá
Born 1980, in Puerto Rico, currently lives in Chicago,
Kristine Serviá
conceptual

Drawing
Installation
Sculpture
Performance
Publications



kristineservia.com

Chaveli Sifre


Drawing




Rufino A. Silva
Born 1919, in Humacao, deceased 1993, in Mount Vernon, Washington,

Drawing
Painting

a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago and of L'Ecole de la Grande Chaumière, Paris

Obituary (pd)

Victor M Sosa
Victor M Sosa
Born 1971, in Mayagüez, raised in Isabela, lives in Wilmington Delaware, USA,
Victor M Sosa
de(con)structive
post minimalistic
conceptual
architectural, urbanistic

Drawing
Sculpture



victormsosa.tumblr.com

Edra Soto
Edra Soto
Born 1971, in San Juan, aka Edra Soto Fernández; lives in Chicago IL,
Edra Soto
(post-)pop art
de(con)structive
conceptual

Drawing
Painting
Installation



art.newcity.com (show review)
artfacts.net
edrasoto.blogspot.com
re-title.com

 Luis Stephenberg
Luis Stephenberg
Born 1957, in Aguada, Puerto Rico, the artist and curator Luis C. Stephenberg Alers lives in New York,
 Luis Stephenberg
neo-synthesism
conceptual

Installation
Performance
Painting
Video, Film
Drawing
Mixed Media

co-founder of the "Movimiento Sintesista Actualizado" at the end of the 70's (mostly active 1985-1991) in San Juan, Puerto Rico; co-founder of the Bronx Latin American Art Biennial


Bibiana Suárez
Born 1960, in Mayagüez, lives in Chicago since 1980,
political
social

Painting
Drawing




Jaime Suárez Berrocal
Born 1982, in Ohio, lives in Puerto Rico,
conceptual

Painting
Drawing
Ceramics, Pottery
Land Art
Installation
Intervention

twin brother of Javier Suárez Berrocal with whom he often collaborates; nephew of reknown ceramist and architect Jaime Suárez

vientrecompartido.blogspot.ch

Carlos Sueños
Carlos Sueños
Born 1952, in Santurce, lives in Guaynabo; born Carlos Ortiz-Chevres,
Carlos Sueños
abstract
conceptual

Ceramics, Pottery
Printmaking
Sculpture
Mixed Media
Drawing



carlossuenos.com

Marisel Tavarez
Born in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
figurative

Painting
Drawing




Nelly Toledo
Nelly Toledo
Born 1952, in Arecibo, worked as an industrial designer in the USA for 20 years, returned to Puerto Rico in 1997, lives in San Juan,
Nelly Toledo
realistic
decorative

Painting
Drawing

first Puerto Rican car designer (GM, Ford); initiated BA in industrial design at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas in San Juan; co-founded Atelier 2215 with Gata and Maisonet; full-time painter


Rafael Toledo
Born 1981, in Santurce,

Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration



theartoftoledo.com

Admin Torres
Admin Torres
Born 1987, in Guaynabo, born Admín Torres Cruz; lives in Pennsylvania, USA,
Admin Torres
figurative
erotic, sexual
(post-)pop art
(post-)feministic
critical of society

Painting
Drawing
Installation



admintorres.com

Miguel Trelles
Born in San Juan, member of O.P. Art, NY
Miguel Trelles
social

Painting
Drawing



online Gallery
op-art.org

Cristina Tufiño
Cristina Tufiño
Born 1982, in San Juan, lives in Brooklyn, NY; granddaughter of the late Rafael Tufiño,
Cristina Tufiño
realistic
conceptual
humoristic

Photography
Drawing
Sculpture
Video, Film



cristinatufino.com

Rafael Tufiño
Rafael Tufiño
Born 1922, in New York, lived in San Juan and New York; spent many years in Mexico; father of five including artists Nitza and Rafael Tufiño Jr.; aka Tefo, born Rafael Tufiño Figueroa, deceased 2008, in San Juan,
Rafael Tufiño
realistic
abstract
humoristic

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration



prdream.com
puertadetierra.info
artefoundation.com
El Nuevo Dia article announcing his death
Video in English
Video in English (part 2)
NYT March 2008
Int. Herald Tribune March 2008
NY Daily March 2008
Canadian Press March 2008
myspace.com/rafaeltufino

Sebastián Vallejo
Sebastián Vallejo
Born 1982, in San Juan, Sebastián A. Vallejo Rivera lives in Brooklyn, New York,
Sebastián Vallejo
abstract
expressionistic

Printmaking
Mixed Media
Painting
Drawing



sebastianvallejo.com

Juan Ramón Velásquez
Born 1950, in Río Piedras, works in Miramar,
figurative
abstract

Painting
Drawing



gandiastudio.com

Omar Velázquez Román
Omar Velázquez Román
Born 1984, in Moca, Puerto Rico, lives in San Juan since 2002,
Omar Velázquez Román
surrealistic
abstract
figurative

Printmaking
Painting
Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration




Norma Vila Rivero
Norma Vila Rivero
Born 1982, in Hato Rey, San Juan, lives in Caguas and San Juan,
Norma Vila Rivero
abstract
conceptual
critical of society
expressionistic
social

Photography
Drawing
Installation
Intervention
Mixed Media
Multi Media



normavila.com
selected works - normavilarivero.carbonmade.com

Mark Vinsun
Mark Vinsun
Born 1961, in Cape Code, Mass., USA, aka Marco; lives in New York City, Mother Puerto Rican, father English
Mark Vinsun
expressionistic
abstract
figurative
impressionistic

Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media



gallery-worldwide.com
leonidesarts.com

Luis Zegarra
Luis Zegarra
Born 1959, in Peru, moved to Puerto Rico in the 1990s, lives in San Juan,
Luis Zegarra
abstract
impressionistic
surrealistic

Drawing
Mixed Media
Painting



Resumé

Jorge Zeno
Born 1956, in Washington D.C., moved to Puerto Rico at age three; lives in San Juan,
Jorge Zeno
expressionistic
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Sculpture



botello.com


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