Showing posts from 2015

Edward Telleria: Republica Dominicana Fashion Week 2015 (RDFW 2015)

Boston, MA based Dominican painter, Edward Telleria  was the featured artist at Republica Dominican Fashion Week 2015 (RDFW 2015) that took place in Santo Domingo, at Acropolis Center , from June 9 to June 14, 2015.  He was also a sponsor of the event.  The event was organized by the famous Dominican fashion designer, Jorge Diep . RDFW 2015 was dedicated to the late fashion designer, Oscar de la Renta.  Visual artist, Telleria, painted 10 renderings of de la Renta for the runway. Telleria also created a total of 10 paintings for the fashion runway at RDFW 2015.  The paintings depicted roses, faces, and horses, common themes throughout Telleria's work. Acropolis Center, elevator doors, Edward Telleria, RDFW 2015 Paintings by Edward Telleria, Fashion Runway, RDFW 2015 Paintings, Edward Telleria, RDFW 2015 Paintings, Edward Telleria, RDFW 2015 Edward Telleria painting Edward Telleria painting Model next to Edward Telleria painting, 2015

Edward Telleria - 2nd Prize in Painting: Agro Naturaleza Dominican Republic

Boston, MA based Dominican painter, Edward Telleria , won second prize in the Agro Naturaleza national competition in the Dominican Republic. Edward Telleria, Acrylic, 24x36, 2015

Gerard Ellis - First Solo Show @ Lyle O'Reitzel Gallery

The Brooklyn, NY based Dominican painter, Gerard Ellis will have his first solo show at Lyle O'Reitzel Gallery in Santo Domingo on June 25, 2015 at 7:30PM. The show will consist of 17 paintings.  According to artist Ellis, his work contains a "strong social component that is a reflection of a world saturated with technology and information, where the ephemeral is becoming more present in our daily lives. "

28th National visual Arts Biennial - Dominican Republic

The Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic announced, at the end of April, that this year's Biennial will be inaugurated on Sunday, August 16 at 7:00 PM at the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) in the Plaza de la Cultura, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Participation in the 28 National Visual Arts Biennial is open to Dominicans, whether residing in the country or living outside the country, and to legal foreign residents who have resided in the Dominican Republic for a minimum of five (5) years.  The 28 National Visual Arts Biennial will feature a program of side events including solo and group exhibitions, concerts, performances, lectures, symposia, guided tour; plus interactive encounters between artists and spectators, and educational workshops. To learn more about the rules for submission, please visit the Ministry of Culture's website .

Outside the Island: Essex Art Center

In November 2014, Essex Art Center in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States, exhibited five female Dominican artists. F ive Dominican Artists show at Essex Art Center - In Spanish "Fuera de la Isla (Out of the Island)" (November 21 - December 12, Opening reception Fri. Nov 21st 5-7pm) features the works of five female Dominican artists; Rosalba Hernandez, Isabel Yepez, Aurora Diaz, Patricia Gamundi and Mirna Ledesma. Their combined art includes jewelry, book illustrating books, drawings to still life. Hernandez' drawings and paintings pay tribute to the demented, transients and every day citizens which she captures through her psychological and social study.  When she paints, every line, element and accessory reflects the emotions they exude.   Yepez’s paintings focus not only on the painting technique, but also focus on the relationship of the materials used to the human feminine form, capturing its fragility and the nature that surrounds the human for