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Eduardo Alegría


Performance
Audio, Sound




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

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

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

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

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

Jorge Cordero Ramos
Jorge Cordero Ramos
Born 1982, in Hatillo, Puerto Rico, aka Jorge "Rito" Cordero,
Jorge Cordero Ramos

Audio, Sound
Sculpture
Installation
Performance



galeriayemaya.com

José Luis Cortés
José Luis Cortés
Born in Philadelphia (Puerto Rican), grew up in Puerto Rico, lives in New York; aka Jose L. Cortes,
José Luis Cortés
erotic, sexual

Painting
Photography
Performance

member of O.P. Art, NY

jlcortes.com
op-art.org

Miguel Ángel Cruz Villanueva
Born 1954, in Bayamón, lives in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico, deceased 2010, in Puerto Rico,
social

Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Performance
Installation



Resumé

Patricia Davila


Performance




María de Azúa


Performance




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

Braulio Espinosa Castillo
Braulio Espinosa Castillo
Born 1982, in Río Piedras, Mexican father, Puerto Rican mother; lives in Puerto Rico since age 10,
Braulio Espinosa Castillo
conceptual
critical of society
social

Video, Film
Installation
Multi Media
Performance



myspace.com/mexb

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/

Vanessa Hernández Gracia
Vanessa Hernández Gracia
Born 1975, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
conceptual

Photography
Performance



Artist Website
Curator of Puntos Suspensivos

Alana Iturralde
Born 1988, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico,

Sculpture
Photography
Performance
Video, Film



2010 show

Rossana Martínez
Rossana Martínez
Born 1969, in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, lives in Brooklyn,
Rossana Martínez
conceptual
abstract
geometrical
reductive

Performance
Installation
Publications



rossanamartinez.com

Alejandra Martorell


Performance




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

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

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

Freddie Mercado
Freddie Mercado

Freddie Mercado
surrealistic
conceptual
critical of society

Performance



elmuseo.org

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

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

Mario Paoli
Mario Paoli
Born 1957, in Newark, New Jersey, Mario José Enrique Erik Paoli, son of Puerto Rican theatre director and producer Mario Paoli; was raised in PR; lives in New Jersey,
conceptual
realistic

Performance
Video, Film
Audio, Sound

studied at Berklee College of Music; electronic music composer; was company member of Mobius Performing Group in Boston

mobius.org
newschool.edu (faculty member)
fva.com (former teacher and editor)

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

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

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

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

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

Nelson Rivera Rosario
Born 1953, in Fajardo,

Performance
Video, Film




Awilda Rodríguez Lora

(post-)feministic
critical of society

Performance



www.laperformera.org

Ivette Román


Performance




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

Gisela Rosario


Performance

member of Macha Colón y los Okapi

myspace.com/machacolonylosokapi

Christto Sanz
Christto Sanz
Born 1985, in San Juan, Christian M. Sánchez Díaz,
Christto Sanz

Photography
Performance
Video, Film



christtosanz.com

Noemí Segarra
Noemí Segarra
Born 1971, in San Juan, lived in New York and Philadelphia, moved back to Puerto Rico in December 2008,
Noemí Segarra

Performance



Projects
CV of the artist (pdf)

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)

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

Drawing
Installation
Sculpture
Performance
Publications



kristineservia.com

Merián Soto
Puerto Rican, lives and works in Philadelphia,

Performance



meriansoto.com
meriansoto.blogspot.com
pepatian.org

 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


Awilda Sterling-Duprey


Performance

Performer, cook book author, well known in New York.

Performance

TM Sisters
Monica and Tasha Lopez de Victoria are Miami based, brother Samuel is also part of the TM Sisters,

Video, Film
Performance
Installation



tmsisters.com

Brenda Torres-Figueroa
Brenda Torres-Figueroa
Born 1976, in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, lives in Santurce,
Brenda Torres-Figueroa
(post-)feministic
conceptual
critical of society

Performance
Installation
Textile

worked as a curator at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico for two years until May 2008; now for the Graphopoli Urban Art Project (MAPR)

review
curriculum 07

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

Viveca Vázquez


Performance
Video, Film

Plays important role in Puerto Rican performance scene.


Angeli Vélez


Performance



vimeo.com

 W & N
W & N
Born 1980, Walter Fernández & Nani Alvarez, better known as W & N live in San Juan,
 W & N
critical of society
de(con)structive
humoristic

Performance
Intervention
Installation
Audio, Sound



artandwork.us (portrait)
repuestoweb.org


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