EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES

In Printmaking 

March 13, 2020 –  January 17, 2021

Betty 'BP' Cole
Pronto Plates / Mono Prints / Photos
Construction Installation
Eliezer Berrios
Linoleum Engravings / Mono Prints
James Cuevas
Pronto Plate / SilkScreen Prints
Elsie Deliz
Linoleum and Plexiglass Engravings / Mxed Media
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Beyond a Linen Canvas: This exhibit “Experimental Techniques in Printmaking” is the result of an intense period of mentorship and education of printmaking techniques that include pronto plate, lithography, silkscreen, linocut, wood engraving, intaglio, and etching to name a few. Eliezer Berrios, Betty BP Cole, James Cuebas, and Elsie Deliz have demonstrated that they have grasped the concepts as visual artists to express their creativity beyond a linen canvas and developed a growing love of art on paper. Master Printers learn from their students, and it has been a rewarding experience to be a witness to the depth and breadth of their unique exploration as printmakers, first as apprentices and now emerging artists. Visual Artist and Master Printer Rodriguez Calero, as installation designer, weaved the art and stories displayed on the Taller Boricua Gallery walls. Bravo to Berrios, Cole, Cuebas, and Deliz.”- Nitza Tufiño, Curator and Director of Rafael Tufiño Printmaking Workshop at Taller Boricua.

Artists: Eliezer Berrios • Betty BP Cole • James Cuebas • Elsie Deliz

TALLER BORICUA: A POLITICAL PRINTSHOP IN NEW YORK

September 12, 2020 – January 17, 2021

Curated by El Museo’s Chief Curator Rodrigo Moura,
with co-organization by Permanent Collection Manager, Noel Valentin

In celebration of Taller Boricua’s 50th anniversary, El Museo del Barrio presents Taller Boricua: A Political Print Shop in New York, the first monograph exhibition in three decades about the East Harlem-based Nuyorican collective workshop and alternative space. Best known for its cultural empowerment and political activism, the organization, commonly known as ‘The Puerto Rican Workshop,” began as a printmaking studio, produced and circulated hundreds of prints by artists. The prints, produced mainly in the 1970s, centered on issues of Puerto Rican independence, workers’ rights, and anti-imperialism both locally and in the Caribbean and Latin America, which remain relevant today.

El Museo del Barrio  September 12, 2020 – January 17, 2021

TALLER BORICUA: A POLITICAL PRINTSHOP IN NEW YORK
*Online Exhibition*

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Realidades was the first national Latino television series in public television history in the United States of America. The groundbreaking television series highlighted a cross-section of events, activities, organizations, and individuals, all of which were significantly illustrating and defining our ”realities” during the 1960s and 1970s

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In 1971, Jorge Soto began working with the Taller Boricua artists' workshop's collaborators, whose art reflected an ideological re-revisioning of the "roots" of Puerto Rican culture and attempted to reconcile this with the experiences of the Puerto Rican diaspora.

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Celebrating printmaking Masters who ennobled the tradition of social advocacy and creative freedom.

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Taller Boricua Board of  Directors

Marcos Dimas

Executive Director

Dan Comas

Chairman of the Board

Nitza Tufiño

Secretary

Jose Carrero

Treasurer

Ethan Casey

Humberto Cintron

William Cruz Colon

Roger Hernanadez

All programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Taller Boricua is also funded in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council, Consejo Grafico, the Puerto Rican Workshop Inc. and individual contributors

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