past exhibtions

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Photos: Disposable and Indispensable Workshop

Photos from the Disposable and Indispensable Workshop on March 24th with Jaime Alvarez and RAIR. A free workshopabout sustainability in a time of built-in obsolescence, hosted by RAIR and Jaime Alvarez. People brought personal objects that are of significance to them or found objects that resonated with in the workshop. The […]

RON ABRAM : EL AMBIENTE / On view through Jan. 13

“In Puerto Rico the homosexual world is centered around el ambiente. El ambiente is the place for an ‘imagined community’ where both gay and straight spaces cross – since in Puerto Rico, very few homosexuals have the luxury of living in homosexual-centered communities. El ambiente is heterogeneous. In it all […]

MIGUEL ANTONIO HORN: DISSONANCE / On view through Oct. 28

Opened September 15, 2017 Known for his figurative sculptures and totemic forms, sculptor Miguel Antonio Horn charts new artistic territory in Dissonance, his site-specific installation at Taller Puertorriqueño. Using shaped and unshaped found objects, plated planes, and recorded sound, Dissonance explores the boundaries of power and powerlessness, oppression and resistance. […]

MICHELLE ANGELA ORTIZ : QUIZÁS MANANA/ On view through July 29

In her first solo exhibition in Taller Puertorriqueño Lorenzo Homar Gallery, Michelle Angela Ortiz presents Quizás Mañana (Maybe Tomorrow), a show that examines the power of familial connection, place, and story. This exhibition features a new installation, light boxes, and paintings that speak of “visual artifacts,” items that she sees […]

JAIME ALVAREZ: CONSUMPTION / On view through April 14

Opens February 2, 2018 Reception: Friday, March 2, 5:30 – 8 PM RSVP here Photographing found and discarded objects, Jaime Alvarez’s Consumption explores intimacy, sentimentality, and loss. The show stems from his 2016 residency at RAIR (Recycled Artist in Residency) which operates out of a recycling center in North Philadelphia. […]

GROUP 4: NUESTRO TEMA / On view through Feb. 24

Opened December 9, 2017   With 24 artists from Philadelphia to Brazil and lasting over a year, Nuestro Tema: Llamada y Respuesta (Our Theme: Call and Response), looks at Taller’s community through a sample of its art collection. The works in the collection are the “Call” invoked in the title. […]

GROUP 3: NUESTRO TEMA / On view through Nov. 25

Opened August 25, 2017   With 24 artists from Philadelphia to Brazil and lasting over a year, Nuestro Tema: Llamada y Respuesta (Our Theme: Call and Response), looks at Taller’s community through a sample of its art collection. The works in the collection are the “Call” invoked in the title. […]

NUESTRO TEMA: LLAMADA y RESPUESTA

December 7, 2016 to January 7, 2017 We connect through images, designs, and slogans. It is through representations that people communicate preferences and associations. Colors like red, white, and blue bring to mind the American flag or, with a slight addition of a single star, Puerto Rico’s flag. Even within […]