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Elías Adasme
Elías Adasme
Born 1955, in Illapel, Chile, Elías Uldarico Adasme Apablaza lives in Puerto Rico since 1983,
Elías Adasme
conceptual
political

Mixed Media
Installation



adasme.net
Document Art, Buenos Aires

Ramón Agosto Rosario
Born 1978, in San Juan,
Ramón Agosto Rosario
humoristic
conceptual
figurative

Installation
Mixed Media

ran an alternative Museo del Barrio in the barrio/neighbourhood of Santurce, San Juan

Colección Reyes-Veray

Roberto Alberty
Born 1930, in Carolina, Puerto Rico, aka El Boquio, deceased 1985, in Río Piedras,
Roberto Alberty
surrealistic
abstract
conceptual
de(con)structive

Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture

one of the first conceptual and dadaistic artists on the island; vanguard writer

Escritos de Boquio
mapr.org

José R. Alicea
José R. Alicea
Born 1928, in Ponce, lives in Puerto Rico,
José R. Alicea
political
critical of society

Painting
Printmaking
Mixed Media



El Nuevo Día article 2007

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

Painting
Drawing
Mixed Media




Myrna Arocho Martínez
Born 1953, in Santurce,

Mixed Media




Emilio Arraiza
Emilio Arraiza
Born 1969, in Vega Baja, lives in Vega Baja,
Emilio Arraiza
abstract
social
critical of society

Painting
Mixed Media



Alexis Figueroa Collection
Resumé

Ricardo Ávalo
Ricardo Ávalo
Born 1967, in San Juan, member of Reacción (collective with abstract artists Javier David Ramos and Eric French),
Ricardo Ávalo
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media
Sculpture

member of O.P. Art, NY

ricardoavalo.com
op-art.org

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

Daniel Bejar
Daniel Bejar
Born 1976, in Bronx, New York, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York,
Daniel Bejar
conceptual

Intervention
Performance
Mixed Media
Digital, Computer Art



danielbejar.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)

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

Painting
Mixed Media
Drawing



tripoligallery.com

María Luisa Borrás
María Luisa Borrás
Born 1959, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, lives in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico,
María Luisa Borrás
abstract
conceptual

Ceramics, Pottery
Mixed Media
Sculpture



Resumé

José Camacho
José Camacho
Born 1968, in Río Piedras, San Juan, lives in New Jersey and Puerto Rico,
José Camacho
abstract

Mixed Media
Painting



josecamacho.com

Mariana Cancio
Mariana Cancio
Born 1986, in Bronx, New York, aka Mari Cancio, grew up and lives in San Juan,
Mariana Cancio
(post-)pop art
conceptual

Mixed Media
Textile
Installation




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

Mixed Media
Video, Film
Drawing
Painting



Colección Reyes-Veray

Hubert Caño
Hubert Caño
Born 1966, in San Juan, lives in the San Juan area,
Hubert Caño
humoristic
critical of society
naïve art

Painting
Mixed Media



4art.com

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

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

Iván Carmona
Born 1973, in Philadelphia, lives in Luquillo, Puerto Rico,
Iván Carmona
figurative

Ceramics, Pottery
Mixed Media
Sculpture



Website of the artist

Amanda Carmona Bosch
Amanda Carmona Bosch
Born 1956, in Río Piedras, lives in San Juan and other places,
Amanda Carmona Bosch
expressionistic
automatistic

Painting
Mixed Media



Resumé (pdf)
mag Multi Art Group (online portfolio)

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

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

Mariestella Colón Astacio
Born 1970, in Hato Rey, lives in Atlanta GA,
abstract
realistic
surrealistic

Mixed Media
Painting
Photography

founder of GalleryArtist.com

mariestella.com

Wilmer Colón Echevarría
Wilmer Colón Echevarría
Born 1963, in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico, studio in Caguas,
Wilmer Colón Echevarría
expressionistic
figurative

Mixed Media
Painting

director of Yagrumal Art & Culture Magazine, correspondent for Francachela magazine

absolutearts.com
francachela.org

Lourdes Correa Carlo
Lourdes Correa Carlo
Born 1970, in San Juan, lives in the USA,
Lourdes Correa Carlo
political

Installation
Mixed Media
Photography
Sculpture



lourdescorrea.com
art.yale.edu

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

Brenda Cruz
Brenda Cruz
Born 1974, in San Juan, lives in Madrid, Spain; aka Brenda A. Cruz Díaz,
Brenda Cruz
(post-)feministic
abstract
conceptual
social

Installation
Mixed Media
Printmaking
Painting



saatchiart.com/BrendaCruz

Tony Cruz
Tony Cruz
Born 1977, in Puerto Rico, lives in Puerto Rico; born José Antonio Cruz,
Tony Cruz
conceptual

Installation
Mixed Media



cargocollective.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




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

Redo del Olmo
Redo del Olmo
Born 1961, in Bayamón, born Rafael E. del Olmo, aka REDO, lives in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico,
Redo del Olmo
abstract

Ceramics, Pottery
Painting
Sculpture
Mixed Media



redodelolmo.com

Ana Maria Delgado
Ana Maria Delgado
lives in Brooklyn, NY,
Ana Maria Delgado
conceptual
erotic, sexual
critical of society

Performance
Photography
Mixed Media



anamariadelgado.com
artistsspace.org

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)

Marcos Dimas
Marcos Dimas

Marcos Dimas
surrealistic
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media



tallerboricua.org

María Dominguez
Born in Puerto Rico, lives in New York since age of four, member of O.P. Art, NY
María Dominguez
(post-)feministic
(post-)pop art
humoristic
realistic

Digital, Computer Art
Mixed Media
Mural



mariadominguez.com
op-art.org

Calin Dover Tarrats
Calin Dover Tarrats
Born 1969, in Bronx, New York, aka Janielsabe and DJ Reagan; lives in San Juan,
Calin Dover Tarrats
abstract
expressionistic
figurative
political
social

Mixed Media
Painting
Audio, Sound



Résumé (pdf)

Ramón Feliciano
Ramón Feliciano
Born 1946, in Ponce, lives in Caguas,
Ramón Feliciano
abstract
figurative

Painting
Mixed Media



Exhibition in Caguas 2011

Adrianna Fernández
Adrianna Fernández
Born 1989, in San Juan, lives in Guaynabo,
Adrianna Fernández
conceptual
critical of society
surrealistic

Photography
Installation
Mixed Media

founder of the Sociedad por la Fotografía Artística de Puerto Rico (SFAPR)

Resumé (pdf)
sfapr.blogspot.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

Meme Ferré
Meme Ferré
Born 1956, in Miami, FL, grew up between Miami and Ponce, lives in Miami Beach, FL and Adjuntas, Puerto Rico; niece of MAP founder Luis A. Ferré,
Meme Ferré
abstract
expressionistic
architectural, urbanistic
realistic

Painting
Photography
Mixed Media



memeferre.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

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

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Mixed Media
Photography
Printmaking



raimundofigueroa.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

Liliana Folta
Liliana Folta
Born 1960, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico since 1984 with five years of travelling back and forth to Texas and California; moved to Boston in August 2009,
Liliana Folta
surrealistic
conceptual

Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture
Ceramics, Pottery



lilianafolta.com

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

Painting
Mixed Media
Drawing




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

Awilda Garcia
Awilda Garcia
Born 1960, in Caguas, born Antonia Garcia Rosario, lives in Caguas,
Awilda Garcia
conceptual
de(con)structive

Installation
Mixed Media
Painting




Hebé García Benítez
Hebé García Benítez
Born 1964, in Miami, FL, USA, lives in Ponce,
Hebé García Benítez
figurative
surrealistic

Ceramics, Pottery
Painting
Mixed Media

co-founder of grupo de mujeres artistas Triada

hebegarcia.com

José García Campos
Born 1970, in San Juan, José Juan García Campos lives in Canóvanas, Puerto Rico,
abstract

Sculpture
Mixed Media



www.josegarciacampos.com

Luis García-Nerey
Born 1973, lives in Florida; aka Luis García Nerey,
Luis García-Nerey
de(con)structive
humoristic

Mixed Media
Painting



MoLAA auction 2007
luisgarcianerey.com
El Nuevo Día article 2008

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


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

Tony González-Walker
Born 1963, in Puerto Rico, born Antonio, aka Nume; lives in San Juan, director of Santurce Inn,
Tony González-Walker
abstract
conceptual

Mixed Media
Audio, Sound
Multi Media




Pablo Guardiola
Born 1978, in Puerto Rico, lives in San Francisco,
Pablo Guardiola
conceptual
de(con)structive
humoristic

Mixed Media
Photography
Sculpture



pabloguardiola.com

Marina Gutiérrez
Born 1954, in New York,

Painting
Mixed Media



Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)
Lehman CUNY group show

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

Anaida Hernández
Anaida Hernández
Born 1954, in Mayagüez, lives in New York and Puerto Rico,
Anaida Hernández
(post-)feministic
conceptual
critical of society

Mixed Media
Video, Film
Painting
Printmaking



Lehman CUNY show
Lehman CUNY group show

Harry Hernández

critical of society

Mixed Media
Painting




Marlene Hernández
Born in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
Marlene Hernández
surrealistic

Painting
Mixed Media



acuetogallery.com

Norah Hernández
Norah Hernández
Born in Aguadilla, lives in Puerto Rico after years in California,
Norah Hernández

Ceramics, Pottery
Mixed Media
Sculpture



norahhernandez.blogspot.com

Rosa Irigoyen
Born 1951, in Havana, Cuba, lives in Puerto Rico,
Rosa Irigoyen
(post-)feministic
conceptual

Photography
Mixed Media
Multi Media




Carlos Irizarry
Carlos Irizarry
Born 1938, in Santa Isabel, lives in Old San Juan,
Carlos Irizarry
political
critical of society

Painting
Printmaking
Mixed Media



artefoundation.com
short curriculum by zenstudio.com
artnet.com
puertoricanpainter.com
elmuseo.org
Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)

Domingo Izquierdo
Born 1931, in Arecibo, lives in Colombia,
Domingo Izquierdo
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Mixed Media
Sculpture




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

Drawing
Mixed Media




Charles Juhász-Alvarado
Charles Juhász-Alvarado
Born 1965, in US Air Force Base, Philippines, Hungarian-Puerto Rican roots; grew up in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, married to artist Ana Rosa Rivera Marrero; lives in Old San Juan,
Charles Juhász-Alvarado
conceptual
political
critical of society
architectural, urbanistic

Installation
Mixed Media
Audio, Sound



charlesjuhasz.msa-x.org
artnet.com
artfacts.net
Village Voice article on Exit Art NY show, May 2008
resumé (pdf)
Exit Art NY mid-career solo show 2008

Ignacio Lang
Ignacio Lang
Born 1975, in San Juan, lives in New York; aka C.I.G. Lang, Ignacio Gonzalez-Lang, born Carlos Ignacio Lang, son of artist Olga Lang
Ignacio Lang
conceptual
critical of society

Mixed Media
Photography
Installation
Audio, Sound



artfacts.net
mmproyectos.com
ps1.org

Edgardo Larregui


Painting
Mixed Media
Video, Film



galeriayemaya.com

Michael D. Linares
Michael D. Linares
Born 1979, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
Michael D. Linares
humoristic
critical of society
realistic

Mixed Media
Installation
Photography



galeriacomercialpr.com
jameswagner.com

Rick Lipsett
Rick Lipsett
Born 1980, in Ponce, born Ricardo Lipsett, lives in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico,
Rick Lipsett
critical of society
political
surrealistic

Digital, Computer Art
Mixed Media

founder of UNDO

undodigital.com

Miguel Luciano
Miguel Luciano
Born 1972, in Río Piedras, lives in Brooklyn, New York,
Miguel Luciano
conceptual
social
political
humoristic

Painting
Installation
Mixed Media
Intervention



prdream.com
nyu.edu
RZR's blog, see April 20, 2007
Wave Hill, Pure Plantainum Series
CUE Art Foundation, TFAO Resource Library
Subversion of Consumerism through Culture
Claridad article on Macheteras Nikes
miguelluciano.com

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

Miguel Angel Maravic
Miguel Angel Maravic
Born 1968, in Paterson, New Jersey, Miguel Angel Maravic Rivera is of Serbian and Puerto Rican descent and lives in Maricao (in Puerto Rico since 1979),
Miguel Angel Maravic
abstract
decorative

Ceramics, Pottery
Sculpture
Mixed Media



myartspace.com

Soraya Marcano
Soraya Marcano
Born 1965, in Cidra, lives in Brooklyn, New York,
Soraya Marcano
(post-)feministic

Mixed Media
Textile
Sculpture



sorayamarcano.blogspot.com

Yamil Rosa Martí
Born 1972, in San Juan, lives in Cayey,
(post-)pop art
figurative

Painting
Mixed Media




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

Jorge Luis Medina López
Jorge Luis Medina López
Born 1955, in Brooklyn, NY, lives in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico,
Jorge Luis Medina López
abstract
impressionistic
political

Painting
Mixed Media
Printmaking
Sculpture




Elsa María Meléndez
Elsa María Meléndez
Born 1974, in Caguas, lives in Caguas,
Elsa María Meléndez
figurative
(post-)feministic
critical of society

Printmaking
Mixed Media
Installation

curator at the MUAC, Caguas

artistsspace.org
elsa-melendez.msa-x.org

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

Mireidi Méndez-Falcón
Mireidi Méndez-Falcón
Born 1971, in San Juan, lives in Guaynabo,
Mireidi Méndez-Falcón
abstract
expressionistic
geometrical

Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture



Resumé (pdf)

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

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

Drawing
Mixed Media



galeriayemaya.com

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

Graphic Art, Illustration
Printmaking
Mixed Media




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

Milaniza Montalvo

abstract

Mixed Media




Raphael Montañez Ortiz
Raphael Montañez Ortiz
Born 1934, in Brooklyn, New York, aka Ralph Ortiz, Ralph M. Ortiz and Rafael Montañez Ortiz; born to a Puerto Rican mother of Spanish and indigenous Mexican heritage and a father of Spanish and Portuguese heritage; lives in the USA,
Raphael Montañez Ortiz
critical of society
de(con)structive

Video, Film
Performance
Digital, Computer Art
Mixed Media
Intervention
Audio, Sound

co-founder of El Museo del Barrio; sympatized with Dada and Fluxus; wrote Destructivist Manifesto in 1962

netzliteratur.net
ucla.edu
wikipedia entry

Hilda M. Muñiz
Hilda M. Muñiz
Born 1958, in Río Piedras, aka H. Muñiz, lives in Bayamón, Puerto Rico,
Hilda M. Muñiz
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media




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

Painting
Sculpture
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media



alfonsony.com

Jesús Bubu Negrón
Jesús Bubu Negrón
Born 1975, in Arecibo, lives in Puerto Rico,
Jesús Bubu Negrón
conceptual

Mixed Media
Intervention



whitney.org (2006 Biennial)
re-title.com
artfacts.net

Nora Maité Nieves
Nora Maité Nieves
Born 1980, in San Juan, aka Nora Maité (born Nora Maité Nieves Reyes),
Nora Maité Nieves
(post-)pop art
abstract

Mixed Media
Painting
Installation
Textile



re-title.com
botello.com (Artistas > Pintura)
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

Rebeca Orro Iglesias
Rebeca Orro Iglesias
Born 1963, in San Juan, lives in Río Piedras,
Rebeca Orro Iglesias
surrealistic

Mixed Media
Photography



afonline.artistsspace.org
Resumé

Lisa Ortega

Lisa Ortega
conceptual

Mixed Media




Joabel Ortíz
Born 1980, in Santurce, lives in San Juan,
figurative
(post-)pop art

Painting
Printmaking
Mixed Media




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

Lorna Beatríz Otero
Lorna Beatríz Otero
Born 1979, in Vega Baja, Lorna Beatríz Otero Pérez lives in Dorado,
Lorna Beatríz Otero
(post-)pop art
(post-)feministic

Painting
Installation
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Performance
Photography



artaddiction.net

Néstor Otero
Néstor Otero
Born 1948, in Caguas, husband of artist Annex Burgos,
Néstor Otero
conceptual
de(con)structive

Mixed Media
Installation
Sculpture



botello.com

Carlos Antonio Otero Aponte
Carlos Antonio Otero Aponte
Born 1968, in Vega Baja, aka CAO; lives in Vega Baja,
Carlos Antonio Otero Aponte
abstract
conceptual

Painting
Mixed Media
Installation



artistsspace.org
artelista.com
elnaufragiodelaspalabras.com (art blog)

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

Installation
Mixed Media
Sculpture
Video, Film



vicpacheco.com

Fernando Paes
Fernando Paes
Born 1967, in Brasilia, Brazil, lives in Puerto Rico since 1996,
Fernando Paes
de(con)structive

Mixed Media
Painting



fernandopaes.net

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

Amárilis Pagán-Jiménez
Amárilis Pagán-Jiménez
Born 1968, in Aibonito, Puerto Rico, aka AmárilisPJ, lives in Caguas,
Amárilis Pagán-Jiménez
(post-)feministic
surrealistic

Mixed Media
Painting



amarilispj.blogspot.com
diosasenfuga.blogspot.com (portfolio)

Josué Pellot
Josué Pellot
Born 1979, in Mayagüez, Josué Pellot González resides in Chicago,
Josué Pellot
conceptual
critical of society
humoristic
social

Installation
Intervention
Mixed Media
Sculpture



Vane Contemporary Art, UK
josuepellot.com
Flag project, CONBOCA article

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




Enoc Pérez
Born 1967, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, lives in New York, NY,
Enoc Pérez
(post-)pop art
realistic
architectural, urbanistic
erotic, sexual

Painting
Mixed Media



enocperez.com

Michael Piazza
deceased 2006,
Michael Piazza
political

Mixed Media




Ivonne Prats
Born 1960, in San Juan, lives in San Juan,
Ivonne Prats
figurative

Mixed Media
Painting
Sculpture
Ceramics, Pottery



Resumé

Raquel Quijano Feliciano
Raquel Quijano Feliciano
Born 1972, in Puerto Rico, lives in Puerto Rico,
Raquel Quijano Feliciano

Printmaking
Mixed Media

co-founder of =DESTO, alternative art space in Santurce (San Juan), www.esigualdesto.com temporarly out of order


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

Aixa Requena
Aixa Requena
Born 1951, in San Juan, lives in Old San Juan,
Aixa Requena
(post-)feministic
expressionistic
realistic
erotic, sexual

Painting
Video, Film
Mixed Media
Photography



artfacts.net
portal.unesco.org/culture/
universia.pr
El Nuevo Día article 2008
Lehman CUNY show 2001
Aixa Requena website

Joaquín Reyes
Born 1949, in Santurce, deceased 1994, in San Juan,

Printmaking
Painting
Mixed Media

The MAC takes care of Reyes' legacy.


Doris Ríos
Born 1962, in Aguadilla, lives in Puerto Rico,
Doris Ríos
conceptual

Ceramics, Pottery
Sculpture
Mixed Media



dorisrios.com

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

Painting
Printmaking
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media




Dhara Rivera
Dhara Rivera
Born 1952, in Vega Baja,
Dhara Rivera
conceptual

Installation
Mixed Media
Textile
Ceramics, Pottery



www.universes-in-universe.de
dhararivera.com

Ana Rosa Rivera Marrero
Ana Rosa Rivera Marrero
Born 1967, in Morovis, married to artist Charles Juhász-Alvarado; lives in Old San Juan,
Ana Rosa Rivera Marrero
(post-)feministic
critical of society
social
political
erotic, sexual

Sculpture
Photography
Mixed Media
Performance



elmuseo.org
anarosarivera.com

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

Guillermo Rodríguez
Guillermo Rodríguez
Born 1986, in San Juan, aka Guillerme Rodriguez, lives in San Juan and Buenos Aires,
Guillermo Rodríguez
conceptual
figurative
decorative

Sculpture
Mixed Media

residencies in Pietrasanta, Italy and Sothebys Institute of Art, London, 2015 at IKU Basel/Davidoff

davidoffartinitiative.com
institut-kunst.ch

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

Jaime Romano
Born 1942, in San Juan,
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media




Jorge Romero
Jorge Romero
Born 1950, in Ponce, grew up in New York, moved back to Puerto Rico in 1976, lives in Ponce,
Jorge Romero
abstract
social

Mixed Media
Painting



visitponce.com (artists from Ponce)

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

Mixed Media
Drawing



romeroluis.com

Francisco Rosado
Francisco Rosado
Born 1972, in Hato Rey, San Juan, Francisco Javier Rosado Montañez grew up in Trujillo Alto, then lived in New York and Toronto, established in Chicago since 2002,
Francisco Rosado
abstract
de(con)structive
expressionistic
figurative
social

Mixed Media
Multi Media
Painting

moved from music to the arts, was honor student at Escuela de Artes Plásticas

saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/
chicagocityarts.org
Resumé at chicagocityarts.com

Hiram Rosado Poupart
Hiram Rosado Poupart
Born 1956, in Santurce, lives in Río Piedras,
Hiram Rosado Poupart
abstract

Ceramics, Pottery
Sculpture
Mixed Media



fusionislenapr.com
Resumé

Melquíades Rosario Sastre
Born 1953, in Morovis, lives in Puerto Rico,
Melquíades Rosario Sastre
abstract

Sculpture
Mixed Media



viotagallery.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

Aaron Salabarrías Valle
Aaron Salabarrías Valle
Born 1964, in San Juan,
Aaron Salabarrías Valle
(post-)pop art
humoristic

Photography
Painting
Printmaking
Installation
Mixed Media




Juan Sánchez
Juan Sánchez
Born 1954, in Brooklyn, New York, lives in Brooklyn, New York,
Juan Sánchez
political
critical of society

Painting
Printmaking
Mixed Media



prdream.com
artfacts.net

Denise Santiago Rodríguez
Denise Santiago Rodríguez
Born 1980, in Hato Rey, currently studies in Arizona,
Denise Santiago Rodríguez
conceptual
critical of society

Installation
Intervention
Photography
Mixed Media



myspace site

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

Magali Schwartzkopff
Magali Schwartzkopff
Born 1963, in San Juan, grew up in Puerto Rico, moved to Switzerland in 1991,
Magali Schwartzkopff
expressionistic
abstract

Painting
Mixed Media



magali-art.com

Vimarie Serrano
Born in Puerto Rico, Vimarie Serrano Bruno lives in San Juan,
Vimarie Serrano
conceptual
documentary
humoristic
social

Audio, Sound
Digital, Computer Art
Installation
Intervention
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Performance
Photography
Video, Film



Resumé (pdf)

Rosa M. Serrano Sánchez
Rosa M. Serrano Sánchez
Born 1948, in Bayamón, lives in Bayamón; aka RMSerrano,
Rosa M. Serrano Sánchez
figurative
decorative
abstract
expressionistic

Sculpture
Painting
Ceramics, Pottery
Mixed Media



Resumé

Garvin Sierra
Garvin Sierra
Born 1977, in Ponce, aka Garvin J. Sierra Vega,
Garvin Sierra
(post-)pop art
critical of society
political
social

Mixed Media
Printmaking



Primera Hora article 2007

Carlos Iván Silva Caraballo
Carlos Iván Silva Caraballo
Born 1972, in Mexico, Puerto Rican parents, grew up and lives in San Juan,
Carlos Iván Silva Caraballo
abstract

Mixed Media
Sculpture



Resumé

 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


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

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

Filipo Tirado
Born 1977, in Puerto Rico, Filipo C. Tirado Medina,
Filipo Tirado
(post-)pop art
humoristic
critical of society
conceptual

Sculpture
Mixed Media



AREA exhibition, SIMPLE TASK, 4/26/2013

Rigoberto Torres
Born 1960, in Aguadilla, grew up in New York, returned in Puerto Rico in 1990,
figurative
humoristic

Mixed Media



Lehman CUNY show 1995

Samuel Torres
Samuel Torres
aka Sketch; lives in Puerto Rico,
Samuel Torres

Audio, Sound
Mixed Media



hagamoslo.webs.com

Miguel Ángel Torres Aponte
Miguel Ángel Torres Aponte
Born 1978, in Ponce, aka MATA, lives in San Juan,
Miguel Ángel Torres Aponte
abstract
conceptual

Mixed Media



myspace.com/mata78

Alejandro Epifanio Torres Solís
Alejandro Epifanio Torres Solís
Born 1982, in Santurce, raised in Río Piedras, now lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
Alejandro Epifanio Torres Solís
critical of society

Mixed Media



myspace.com/aej
blogspot.com
Constructivismo 2006

Nitza Tufiño
Born 1949, in Mexico City, raised in San Juan, Puerto; lives in New York; daughter of the late artist Rafael Tufiño,
Nitza Tufiño
decorative
abstract

Ceramics, Pottery
Mural
Painting
Printmaking
Installation
Mixed Media



tallerboricua.org

Jessica Valiente


Mixed Media




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

Isabel Vázquez Maldonado
Born 1950, in Ponce, lives in Luquillo, Puerto Rico,
Isabel Vázquez Maldonado
critical of society
(post-)feministic
erotic, sexual
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking
Ceramics, Pottery
Glass
Mixed Media
Photography



Resumé

Yolanda Velázquez
Yolanda Velázquez
Born 1969, in Bayamón, lives in Puerto Rico,
Yolanda Velázquez

Installation
Sculpture
Mixed Media
Multi Media
Printmaking



galeriaexodo.com
Blog

Pedro Vélez
Pedro Vélez
Born 1972, in Bayamón, lives in Puerto Rico, will move to the US later in 2008,
Pedro Vélez
conceptual
de(con)structive
critical of society
erotic, sexual

Photography
Installation
Mixed Media
Audio, Sound



artnet.de
westernexhibitions.com
galleryannleebonami.blogspot.com
s45.photobucket.com

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

Fernando Villanueva
Fernando Villanueva
Born 1974, in San Sebastián,
Fernando Villanueva
(post-)pop art
figurative

Painting
Mixed Media



tranceliquido.com
fernandovillanueva.net

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


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