Cheryl Hartup

José Luis Vargas

Roberto Paradise

September 2015

José Luis Vargas has stated in relation to the current state of his native Puerto Rico, “In mythology, monsters rise when there’s a crisis. This may be the worst crisis in every respect on the island, and yet it’s also the most critical time… READ ON


Julio Suárez

Galería Agustina Ferreyra

February 2015

Julio Suárez’s clean-cut abstractions offer viewers what John Cage said his sounds give listeners: “The chance to be people, centered within themselves.” Suárez started painting such hard-edge Minimalist works in the 1990s, investigating … READ ON


José Morales

CAI Gallery | Inter American University of Puerto Rico

January 2015

A brooding pall hovers over “Demarcated,” an exhibition of thirty-nine of José Morales’s unframed and untitled drawings from 1993 to 2014. Depictions of predator and prey, marked time, trapped flies, and several monuments of a slumped, naked… READ ON


Chemi Rosado-Seijo

Chemi Rosado-Seijo discusses his community project in Puerto Rico

December 2014

For the past five months, the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico (MAC) in San Juan and the neighboring Rafael María de Labra School exchanged institutional spaces for the duration of Taller Vivo: Salón – Sala – Salón (Live Workshop:… READ ON


Shannon Plumb

Yuzina Art Center

May 2014

Artist and experimental filmmaker Shannon Plumb makes the outrageous believable in her comical romps, playing characters such as a pizza man, an Olympic discus thrower with Rapunzel-like hair, and a mistress saying goodbye to her lover, all… READ ON


Pedro Vélez

Obra Galería Alegría

March 2014

Artist and critic Pedro Vélez is known for his “protests”—pithy, eyebrow-raising language running across photographic portraits of friends and colleagues. He has worked consistently to bring national attention to arts communities outside the… READ ON