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Haydee Alvarado
Haydee Alvarado
Born in San Juan, lives in Old San Juan,
Haydee Alvarado
decorative
figurative
naïve art
humoristic

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration

one of the first Puerto Rican artists who used eBay to sell her art work to an international audience; aunt of Charles Juhász-Alvarado

Resumé

Juan Alvarez O'Neill

social
political

Graphic Art, Illustration




Carlos Aponte
Carlos Aponte
Born 1960, in New York, member of O.P. Art, NY
Carlos Aponte
conceptual
humoristic
critical of society

Digital, Computer Art
Multi Media
Graphic Art, Illustration

NY based PR artist, font designer, illustrator, author of Icons of the Popular Culture of Puerto Rico and other Stereotypes.

carlosaponte.com
op-art.org

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




Bik Ismo
Born 1981, in Arecibo, aka BIK-ISMO, aka BIK ISMO, aka BIK, aka Bikismo; Joshua Santos Rivera lives in Río Piedras,
 Bik Ismo
political

Graffiti
Painting
Installation
Graphic Art, Illustration



paintisrael.org
Los muros hablan

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

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

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration
Drawing



artist's website

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

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




Annelly Cruz Padilla
Annelly Cruz Padilla
Born 1981, in Bayamón, lives in Bayamón; married to artist Abbimael Rojas,
Annelly Cruz Padilla
figurative
realistic

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration




Osvaldo de Jesus


Graphic Art, Illustration




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

 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

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

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

Tania M. Frontera Bosch
Born 1971, in San Juan,
conceptual

Multi Media
Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration




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

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

Miguel Martínez Geigel
Miguel Martínez Geigel
Born 1957, in Río Piedras, aka Pupi; lives in Santurce,
Miguel Martínez Geigel
abstract
impressionistic

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration
Printmaking



jubileefineart.com
galeriaexodo.com

Antonio Martorell
Antonio Martorell
Born 1939, in Santurce, lives in Cayey, studios in Cayey, Ponce Playa and New York
Antonio Martorell
realistic

Printmaking
Painting
Installation
Graphic Art, Illustration
Textile
Glass

A modern Renaissance man. Writer, multi-faced artist, teacher.

wikipedia.org
Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)
antoniomartorell.com

Carmen D. Meléndez Lugo
Carmen D. Meléndez Lugo
Born 1962, in Hato Rey, San Juan, lives in San Francisco CA,
Carmen D. Meléndez Lugo
expressionistic
figurative
social

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



Website
Resumé

Caroline Mirabal
Caroline Mirabal
Born 1972, in Ponce, lives in Canóvanas; aka Carol Mirabal,
Caroline Mirabal
abstract

Graphic Art, Illustration
Printmaking
Mixed Media




Ramón Miranda Beltrán
Ramón Miranda Beltrán
Born 1982, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Ramón Miranda Beltrán
conceptual
critical of society
de(con)structive
political
social

Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration
Installation
Multi Media
Photography
Sculpture
Video, Film



ramonmirandabeltran.com

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

Alfonso Muñoz
Born 1962, in Isabela, lives in NYC,
conceptual

Painting
Sculpture
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media



alfonsony.com

Teofilo Olivieri
Teofilo Olivieri
grew up in Hoboken, New Jersey,
Teofilo Olivieri

Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration

member of O.P. Art, NY

stockart.com
op-art.org

Yolanda Pastrana Fuentes


Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting




Gamaliel Ramirez
Gamaliel Ramirez
Born 1949, in Bronx, NY, has been living in Chicago since 1955,
Gamaliel Ramirez
surrealistic
abstract
critical of society
cubism
erotic, sexual
expressionistic
figurative
impressionistic
political
realistic
social

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration
Installation
Performance
Printmaking
Sculpture
Mural

pioneer of Chicago-based Latino art, art instructor since 1971

puertoricanpower.net
praachicago.org
gamalielramirez.net

Dennis Mario Rivera
Born 1957, in Río Piedras,
Dennis Mario Rivera
political
realistic

Painting
Printmaking
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media




Félix Rodríguez Báez
Félix Rodríguez Báez
Born 1929, in Cayey, deceased 2013,
Félix Rodríguez Báez
realistic

Painting
Mixed Media
Graphic Art, Illustration

In 1950 co-founder of the Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño together with Lorenzo Homar, Rafael Tufiño and José Antonio Torres Martinó.

Obituary

Gaddier Rosario
Gaddier Rosario
Born 1969, in San Juan, settled in Massachusetts in 2005, lives in Amherst MA,
Gaddier Rosario
abstract
erotic, sexual
impressionistic
decorative

Painting
Printmaking
Graphic Art, Illustration



gaddier.com
Gaddiers Art Blog

Miguelangel Ruiz
Miguelangel Ruiz
Born 1966, in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Miky Ruiz lives in the Bronx, NY,
Miguelangel Ruiz
critical of society
fantasy

Digital, Computer Art
Sculpture
Graphic Art, Illustration



miguelangelruiz.us

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

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




Jason Seda
Born 1979, in Santurce, lives in Toa Baja,

Photography
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting




Christopher Tavares Silva
Christopher Tavares Silva
Born 1972, in Aguadilla, most of life spent in the states, mainly Chicago; recently relocated to Moca, Puerto Rico; married to artist Lauren Feece,
Christopher Tavares Silva

Graffiti
Painting
Installation
Mixed Media
Graphic Art, Illustration
Audio, Sound



chrissilva.com

Eduardo Texidor
Born 1975, in Río Piedras, lives in Puerto Nuevo,
figurative

Painting
Graphic Art, Illustration




Rafael Toledo
Born 1981, in Santurce,

Drawing
Graphic Art, Illustration



theartoftoledo.com

José Tomás Burgos


Audio, Sound
Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration
Video, Film




Rolando Torres
Rolando Torres
Born 1951, in Guayanilla, lives in Caguas,
Rolando Torres
abstract
surrealistic

Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting




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

Rafael Jr. Tufiño
Rafael Jr. Tufiño
Born 1963, in San Juan, (birth year not confirmed), aka Tufinyito; son the late Rafael Tufiño, half Mexican, grew up in Puerto Rico, moved to the US in 1984, lives in New York,

Printmaking
Graphic Art, Illustration



artefoundation.com
myspace.com/tufinyo

Priscilla Mercedes Vázquez
Priscilla Mercedes Vázquez
Born 1986, in San Juan, aka Priscilla Mercedes; lives in Brooklyn, NY,
Priscilla Mercedes Vázquez
abstract
conceptual
figurative
social

Photography
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting

is about to launch Polar Magazine (polarmagazine.net)

priscillamercedes.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




Edna Lucila Vélez Ayala
Edna Lucila Vélez Ayala
Born 1977, in Santurce, aka ednalucila, lives in Bayamón,
Edna Lucila Vélez Ayala
abstract
critical of society
decorative
impressionistic

Digital, Computer Art
Graphic Art, Illustration
Painting

member of UNDO

undodigital.com


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