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. […]

2018 PORTFOLIO EXHIBITION/ On view through June 2

Opened May 4th Artist Reception: Friday, May 18, 5:30–8 pm Youth Artist Program (YAP) end of year show highlights the individual accomplishments of the class of 2018.  YAP is a two-year after-school portfolio building art program for high school age artists that prepares them for today’s creative economy. At the reception, […]

2018 CHILDREN CREATE ART/ On view through June 2

Opened May 12, 2018 Artist Reception: Friday, May 18, 5:30–8 pm Participants of the Cultural Exploration Program  (CEP) showcase a selection art work from the after school classes, in the Lorenzo Hómar Gallery. The selection encompasses work in drawing, mixed media, spoken word and ceramics. Participantes del Programa de Exploración […]

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. […]