Reception for Roberto Lugo’s BORICUA, BARRIO, BARRO

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

Ceramic artist Roberto Lugo brings his potter's wheel directly to the people of North Philadelphia in his first solo exhibition at Taller. Boricua, Barrio, Barro (Puerto Rican, Neighborhood, Clay) is Lugo's homecoming show to the neighborhood he grew up in and pays homage to the creativity and resourcefulness of the men and women he knew. […]

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KUKULI VELARDE: THE COMPLICIT EYE

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

Reception for the Complicit Eye The Complicit Eye, Kukuli Velarde’s first major exhibition in Philadelphia of paintings and sculptures, deconstructs ideals of female beauty from colonization to the local barrio. A 2015 Guggenheim fellow, Velarde’s show features work that interrogates the construction and consumption of beauty in Western culture, with self-portraits of her as “the […]

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POINTS OF VIEW SPEAKER SERIES: WITH KUKULI VELARDE

PAFA 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia

Kukuli Velarde uses art to examine how we construct ideas of female beauty from colonization to the local barrio, to expose connections between beauty and violence, and to critique the systems of power that marginalize women of color. In conversation with Curator of Contemporary Art Jodi Throckmorton, Velarde will discuss her career and her first […]

Velocity Fund Information Session

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

Join us on March 25th at Taller Puertorriqueño to learn more about The Velocity Fund! We will be reviewing eligibility, application requirements and answering any questions you may have. The Velocity Fund directly supports artists to organize new collaborative projects throughout the city of Philadelphia by awarding grants up to $5,000. It is open to […]

Rafael Villamil, An Impassioned Vision

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion at Woodmere 3:00 p.m. tour of Villamil’s home Participants: David B. Brownlee, professor, History of Art, University of Pennsylvania; Rafael Damast, curator, Taller Puertorriqueño A special program in conjunction with artist and architect Rafael Villamil’s first major exhibition at Taller Puertorriqueño, Paradise Has No Memory. Tour Villamil’s unique, multitiered house in […]

YAP Annual Portfolio 2019

Taller Puertorriqueño 2600 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia

Taller is proud to announce the Youth Artist Program’s (YAP) year-end show. This exhibition highlights work from Taller's graduating YAP class, as well as the collaborative projects of all our studio artists, featuring art pieces and projects in digital illustration, printmaking, photography, video, and 3D printing covering subject matters that range from depictions of our […]

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