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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

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

Robin Alicea
Robin Alicea
Born 1980, in Ponce, Roberto C. Alicea aka Shhh,
realistic
critical of society
figurative

Audio, Sound
Painting
Photography
Printmaking



gamatonal.com

Luis Alonso
Born 1951, in Río Piedras, lives in the San Juan area,
expressionistic
political

Printmaking



mapr.org

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

Rogelio Báez Vega
Rogelio Báez Vega
Born 1974, in Santurce, lives in Santurce,
Rogelio Báez Vega
abstract

Sculpture
Printmaking
Installation



rogeliobaez.wordpress.com
Saatchi Online Profile

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

John Balossi
John Balossi
Born 1931, in New York, lived in Puerto Rico from 1960 on, deceased 2007, in Puerto Rico,
John Balossi
decorative
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Ceramics, Pottery
Printmaking



wikipedia.org

Elí Barreto
Elí Barreto
Born 1945, in Santurce,
Elí Barreto
abstract

Painting
Printmaking



Colección Reyes-Veray

Elizabeth Barreto
Born 1987, in Bayamón, lives in Carolina, aka Iza (when she was still doing graffiti),
political
humoristic
social

Painting
Printmaking




Eduardo Beale
lives in Cupey,
abstract

Painting
Printmaking




Tony Bechara
Born 1942, in San Juan, lives in New York,
Tony Bechara
abstract
cubism

Painting
Printmaking



tonybechara.com

Cundo Bermúdez
Born 1914, in Havanna, Cuba, lived in Puerto Rico 1968 till 1996, then moved to Miami, deceased 2008, in Miami, FL,

Painting
Printmaking
Mural



Wikipedia

Andy Bueso
Andy Bueso
Born 1950, in Hato Rey, born Andrés Bueso, deceased 2000, in Hato Rey, son of artist Andrés Bueso, father of Nicole Bueso, cousin of artist Roxane Bueso de Magno
geometrical
figurative
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking



Galería Trinitaria
mapr.org
Colección Reyes-Veray

Analida Burgos
Born 1949, in Bayamón, lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Analida Burgos
figurative

Printmaking



newpaltz.edu (Puerto Rican posters)
mapr.org

Luis Germán Cajiga
Luis Germán Cajiga
Born 1934, in Quebradillas, lives in Puerto Rico,
Luis Germán Cajiga
decorative
realistic
impressionistic
naïve art

Painting
Printmaking

popular among tourists and nostalgic Puerto Ricans

Wikipedia
mapr.org
puertoricanpainter.com

Jesús Cardona
Born 1950, in Dorado,

Drawing
Printmaking



mapr.org

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

Painting
Printmaking
Drawing
Photography



camilocarrion.com

Arleen Casanova Ferrer
Born 1967, in Fajardo, considered Luquillo to be her home town, most active in the 1990s as a print maker, deceased 2013,
spiritual

Printmaking




Rebecca Castrillo
Born 1954, in Santurce,
abstract

Printmaking




Julio Colón Bermúdez
Born 1962, in New York, lives in Coamo, Puerto Rico,

Printmaking
Painting



gandiastudio.com

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

Daniel Cotté
Born 1973, in Santurce,

Painting
Printmaking




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

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

Maritza Dávila
Born 1952, in Santurce, lives in Memphis, Tenneessee,
Maritza Dávila
(post-)feministic
social
figurative

Painting
Printmaking



atabeira.com

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

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

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

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Mixed Media
Photography
Printmaking



raimundofigueroa.com

Jessica Freyre Cuebas
Born 1979, in Bayamón, lives in San Juan,
expressionistic
humoristic
surrealistic

Ceramics, Pottery
Printmaking
Sculpture



trastokarte.blogspot.com

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

Domingo García Dávila
Domingo García Dávila
Born 1932, in Coamo, Puerto Rico, aka DOMINGO; lives in Santurce,
Domingo García Dávila
expressionistic
(post-)pop art
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Printmaking



artefoundation.com
absolutearts.com/portfolios/d/domingo/
obragaleria.com
puertoricofineartsgallery.com
Resumé (pdf)

Manuel García Fonteoba
Born 1949, in Havana, Cuba, lives in Puerto Rico,

Printmaking




Martín García Rivera
Born 1960, in Arecibo,
figurative
expressionistic

Printmaking
Painting




José Miguel González Diez
José Miguel González Diez
Born 1961, in Hato Rey, lives in Hato Rey (San Juan),
José Miguel González Diez
abstract
realistic

Painting
Printmaking



Resumé (pdf)

Consuelo Gotay
Consuelo Gotay
mother of artist Víctor Rodríguez Gotay
Consuelo Gotay
(post-)feministic

Printmaking




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

Gilberto Hernández
Born 1945, deceased 1984,
Gilberto Hernández
figurative

Printmaking



www.artefoundation.com

Manuel Hernández Acevedo
Manuel Hernández Acevedo
Born 1921, in Aguas Buenas, deceased 1988, in San Juan,
Manuel Hernández Acevedo
abstract
realistic
impressionistic
naïve art

Painting
Printmaking



artefoundation.com

Luis Hernández Cruz
Luis Hernández Cruz
Born 1936, in San Juan, lives in Puerto Rico,
Luis Hernández Cruz
abstract

Painting
Sculpture
Printmaking
Glass

in 1977 he co-founded the Grupo Frente with artists Antonio Navia, Lope Max Díaz and Paul Camacho

Puerto Rican posters
luishernandezcruz.com
www.artefoundation.com
article El Nuevo Día, June 2009

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

Carlos Irizarry
Carlos Irizarry
Born 1938, in Santa Isabel, lived in Old San Juan, deceased 2017, in 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)

Marcos Irizarry
Born 1936, in Mayagüez, aka Marcos Yrizarry; worked mainly in Madrid and Ibiza, deceased 1995, in San Juan,
Marcos Irizarry
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Printmaking

Irizarry is part of the permanent collection of the MuSA in Mayagüez

uprm.edu (MuSA news)
artefoundation.com

Olga Lang
Born in Puerto Rico, lives in Bayamón; mother of artist Ignacio Lang,
decorative
impressionistic

Painting
Printmaking




Luis Larrazábal
Luis Larrazábal
Born 1948, in Guatemala, lives in Puerto Rico since 1979, last name sometimes spelled with s instead of z; conservator,
social
cubism
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking



conservationlarrazabal.com

Erick Ledesma
Erick Ledesma
Born 1977, in Río Piedras, lives in Old San Juan,
Erick Ledesma
realistic
decorative
architectural, urbanistic

Painting
Printmaking



studioledesma.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




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

Painting
Sculpture
Drawing
Installation
Printmaking




Lizette Lugo
Born 1956, in Puerto Rico, lives in Puerto Rico,
Lizette Lugo
surrealistic
decorative
(post-)feministic

Printmaking



Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)

Arnaldo Maas
aka Fray Marcolino (Franciscan order priest); lived in Puerto Rico approx. 1940-1970, Augusto Marín was his student in Puerto Rico; his hypermodern sculptures for the Cataño church stirred controversy
spiritual
abstract

Glass
Printmaking
Painting
Sculpture



History of glass art in Puerto Rico

Luis A. Maisonet Ramos
Born 1952, in Bayamón, son of Luis A. Maisonet Crespo
Luis A. Maisonet Ramos
abstract
decorative

Painting
Printmaking

co-founder of Atelier 2215 (with Toledo and Gata); also musician


Antonio Maldonado
Antonio Maldonado
Born 1920, in Manatí, lived in San Juan; aka Tony Maldonado and Antonio Maldonado Serrano, deceased 2006, in San Juan,
Antonio Maldonado

Printmaking
Painting



wikipedia.org
posters by Maldonado (ICP)
puertadetierra.info
Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)

Javier Maldonado O'Farrill
Javier Maldonado O'Farrill
Born 1976, in Hato Rey, San Juan, lives in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico,
Javier Maldonado O'Farrill
political
abstract

Printmaking
Photography
Painting

Master of Fine Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York

Resumé

Carlos Marichal
Carlos Marichal
Born 1923, in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, lived in Puerto Rico from 1949 on; father of artist Poli Marichal and of Flavia Marichal (director of UPR-RP museum), deceased 1969, in San Juan, Puerto Rico,
Carlos Marichal
realistic

Painting
Printmaking

co-founder of the Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño (1950) and of the first graphic art and printmaking studio in Puerto Rico

MAPR bio
Wikipedia
puertoricanposters.com

Poli Marichal
Poli Marichal
Born 1955, in Ponce, lives in Los Angeles; daughter of deceased artist Carlos Marichal,
Poli Marichal
political
critical of society
realistic

Video, Film
Painting
Printmaking



polimarichal.com

Augusto Marín
Augusto Marín
Born 1921, in Santurce, Augusto Marín Martínez is also known as Tuto, deceased 2011, in Hato Rey,
Augusto Marín
figurative

Painting
Glass
Mural
Sculpture
Printmaking



augustomarin.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

Manuel Martínez Vega
Manuel Martínez Vega
Born 1970, in San Juan, lives in Bayamón; son of artist Carmelo Sobrino,
Manuel Martínez Vega
impressionistic
naïve art

Painting
Printmaking




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

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

José Meléndez Contreras
José Meléndez Contreras
Born 1921, in Naguabo, deceased 1998, in Puerto Rico,
José Meléndez Contreras
realistic
abstract
humoristic

Printmaking
Painting

famous artist for DIVEDCO; ICP dedicated a Bienal to him


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

 Mero
Mero
Born 1981, in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, aka ELMEROPSEUDONIMOVNO, lives in Caguas, member of El Grupo SWAT, brother of graffiti artist Exor
 Mero
social
political

Graffiti
Painting
Printmaking



myspace.com/mero22
theunknownartists.blogspot.com
pseudomero.com

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

Graphic Art, Illustration
Printmaking
Mixed Media




Carmen Mojica
Carmen Mojica
Born 1956, in Vega Alta, born Carmen G. Mojica Martínez, lives in San Lorenzo,
Carmen Mojica
(post-)feministic
critical of society
social

Photography
Printmaking
Painting

founder of Club de Fotos y Artes Plásticas Inc.; works towards creating the first womens museum in Puerto Rico

Resumé (pdf)

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

Anna Nicholson
Born 1964, in Aibonito,
Anna Nicholson

Painting
Printmaking




Uziel Esteban Orlandi Alegria


Printmaking



uzielesteban.tumblr.com
facebook.com/UzielOrlandi

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

Painting
Printmaking
Mixed Media




José Ortiz
born José A. Ortiz Pagán, aka OTS,
José Ortiz

Printmaking




Luis Abraham Ortiz


Printmaking




Carlos Osorio
Born 1927, in Caguas, deceased 1984, in San Juan,
Carlos Osorio
abstract
figurative
expressionistic

Printmaking
Painting




Abigail Pantoja Bermúdez
Abigail Pantoja Bermúdez
Born 1981, in Bayamón, lives in Vega Alta and Hato Rey,
Abigail Pantoja Bermúdez
abstract
figurative
humoristic
social

Digital, Computer Art
Photography
Printmaking



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




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




Marnie Pérez Molière
Marnie Pérez Molière
Born 1970, in Santurce, lives in Río Piedras,
Marnie Pérez Molière
social

Printmaking
Installation




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


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

Ricardo Ramírez
Ricardo Ramírez
Born 1958, in Santurce, lives in Paris, France,
Ricardo Ramírez
abstract
expressionistic

Painting
Printmaking
Photography



viotagallery.com

Carlos Raquel Rivera
Carlos Raquel Rivera
Born 1923, in Yauco, deceased 1999, in San Juan,
Carlos Raquel Rivera
realistic
surrealistic

Painting
Printmaking

one of the founding members of the Center of Puerto Rican Art 1950; worked for DIVEDCO 1953-1963 - first graphic artist in Puerto Rico to design a poster that expressed dissident political views

Puerto Rican posters

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

Printmaking
Painting
Mixed Media

The MAC takes care of Reyes' legacy.


Roxana Riera Gata
aka Roxana Gata (first name sometimes spelled with double n),
Roxana Riera Gata

Painting
Printmaking

co-founder of Atelier 2215 (with Toledo and Maisonet), Grupo Eco, Factor 5


Rafael Ríos Rey
Born 1911, deceased 1980,
Rafael Ríos Rey

Printmaking
Mural



article on murals, featuring Ríos Rey

Ada Rosa Rivera
Born 1958, in Puerto Rico,

Printmaking
Installation




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

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

Painting
Printmaking
Graphic Art, Illustration
Mixed Media




Noin Rivera
Born 1966, in Arecibo, lives in Camuy,
expressionistic
figurative

Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture




Angel Rodríguez Díaz
Born 1955, in San Juan,

Printmaking
Installation
Printmaking




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




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

José Rosa
José Rosa
Born 1939, in Santurce, aka José A. Rosa Castellanos,
José Rosa
political
figurative

Printmaking
Painting

1973 till 1986 director of the Taller de Gráfica ICP

Puerto Rican posters

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

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

Photography
Painting
Printmaking
Installation
Mixed Media




Orlando Salgado Vicente
Born 1964, in San Juan,
Orlando Salgado Vicente

Printmaking




Fernando Salicrup
Fernando Salicrup
Born 1946, in New York, lived in New York, deceased 2015, in New York,
Fernando Salicrup
expressionistic

Digital, Computer Art
Printmaking

co-founder of Taller Boricua

tallerboricua.org
Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)
virtualboricua.org

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

Drawing
Painting
Printmaking



zonai.com

Cheli Sanabria
Cheli Sanabria
Born 1971, in Lajas, Puerto Rico, José "Cheli" Armando Sanabria Rodríguez lives in Lajas, Puerto Rico,
Cheli Sanabria
abstract
architectural, urbanistic

Sculpture
Multi Media
Installation
Printmaking



artist website

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

Samuel Sánchez

Samuel Sánchez

Printmaking




Fernando Santiago


Printmaking




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

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

Carmelo Sobrino
Carmelo Sobrino
Born 1948, in Manatí, lives in San Juan; born Carmelo Martínez Arroyo; father of artist Manuel Martínez Vega,
Carmelo Sobrino
expressionistic
abstract
humoristic
critical of society

Painting
Printmaking
Mural



carmelosobrino.com

María Emilia Somoza
María Emilia Somoza
Born 1938, in San Sebastián or Río Piedras, lives in Puerto Rico; director of Museo de Arte Contemporáneo; aka Miyuca Somoza,
María Emilia Somoza
abstract

Printmaking




Jorge Soto

political

Printmaking



Lehman CUNY (Palante show 1993)

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

Wichie Torres
Wichie Torres
Born 1952, in Ponce, lives in Ponce,
Wichie Torres
expressionistic
realistic
decorative

Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture



wichietorres.com

José Antonio Torres Martino
José Antonio Torres Martino
Born 1916, in Ponce, lives in Puerto Rico,
José Antonio Torres Martino
abstract
realistic

Painting
Printmaking



universia.pr

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

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

Migdalia Umpierre
Migdalia Umpierre
Born 1971, in Puerto Rico, lives in Puerto Rico,
Migdalia Umpierre
humoristic

Printmaking



migdaliaumpierre.com
botello.com

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

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




Javier A. Vélez García
Born 1968, in Cidra, Puerto Rico, lives in Cidra,
decorative

Painting
Printmaking



javiervelez.com
myspace.com/javier_velez
geocities.com/javiervelez_68

Eduardo Vera Cortés
Born 1926, in Utuado, deceased 2006,
Eduardo Vera Cortés
realistic

Printmaking
Painting



Puerto Rican posters

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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