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Curriculum Vitae

Education:

2008 - Master of Arts Degree with major in Museology, Caribbean University,

Bayamón, Puerto Rico.

1991 - Bachelor of Arts with major in Graphics Art, Escuela de Artes Plásticas

of Puerto Rico.

Awards:

2006 - Prize to the excellence in impression of posters (10mo Optimus)

1994 - First Place Posters Contest (Festival Paloma Sabanera)

1992 - Medal of Art Juan R. Cabello

1991 - First Place Posters Contest (Festival Paloma Sabanera)

1990 - Honorary mention on poster design (Solar Race Poster)

1988 - Honorary mention on engraving, Academy of Arts and Sciences, Institute

of Puerto Rican culture.

1986 - Second Place in Painting Contest (Liquitex Company)

1983 - Third Place - Photography contest for young people (University of Puerto

Rico in Cayey.

Affiliations:

APAP, Puerto Rican Asociation of Fine Art Artists

AMPR, Association of Museums in Puerto Rico

AAM, American Association of Museums

WBPA, World Body Painting Association

Boarding school and Seminaries:

2018, Certification: Heritage Emergency and Response Training (HEART), Museum of Art in Puerto Rico, FEMA and Smithsonian Institution.

2010, Packaging of works of art, PROA, Museum of Arte of Puerto Rico

2010, Proyectate 3D; Conceptualization, development and implementation

of proposals for art, PROA, Museum of Art of Puerto Rico.

2009, ¡Posiciónate en los medios!, PROA, Museum of Art of Puerto Rico.

2008, The art of contracts, PROA, Museum of Art of Puerto Rico.

2008, Museums and exhibitions: curatorial approaches, Association of

Museums of Puerto Rico.

2007, 25 points to consider when doing business, by an artist, PROA, Museum

of Art of Puerto Rico.

2007, Boarding School; Department of Registrar and PROA (Programme

Assistance to the Artist), Museum of Art of Puerto Rico.

2006, Derechos de Autor “Copyright”, PROA, Museum of Art of Puerto Rico.

2005, Development professional leading cultural museums; Design and

Assembly of Exhibitions, Registration of Collections and Educational

aspects in museums. Museum of University of Turabo, Gurabo, PR.

Projects of art public:

2014-2016, Art Public "Presence and Identity", mural in mosaic of 2,544 feet

square in the municipality of Cidra, Puerto Rico.

2014, Bodypainting for the promotion of Premios Juventud Univision, Miami,

Florida, USA.

2013, Bodypainting for magazine promotion Contorno, Condado, San Juan,

Puerto Rico.

2009, Bodypainting for the promotion of the launch of Grapefruit and Mango

Finlandia, Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Professional Experience:

2015-2018, Resident Artist Municipality of Cidra, Puerto Rico.

2015, Registrar and Graphic Artist for the exhibitions "Reencuentro e

Imprecisiones" in the Museum of Art Pío López Martínez of the University of

Puerto Rico in Cayey, Puerto Rico.

2014-2016, Coordinator and Museographer Galería Cidreña.

2013-2014, Registrar and digitizer of the Ramón Frade Collection in the program

e-Museum (Gallery System) at the Museum of Art Pío López Martínez of

the University of Puerto Rico in Cayey, Puerto Rico.

2012-2013, Registrar and digitizer of the Ramón Frade Collection in the program

TMS (The Museum System) at the Museum of Art Pío López Martínez of

the University of Puerto Rico in Cayey, Puerto Rico.

2012, Registrar, packaging and disassembly of the exhibition "Photos of Frade" of

the Museum of Art Pío Lopez Martinez of the University of Puerto Rico in

Cayey presented in the IPRAC (Institute of Puerto Rican Art Culture) in

Chicago.

2012, Registrar and Graphic Artist for the exhibitions "Inxilio: Frade, Carrero,

Robles, Fajardo y Tráfico Gráfico" in the Museum of Art Pío López

Martínez of the University of Puerto Rico in Cayey, Puerto Rico.

2011, Registrar and Graphic Artist for the exhibitions "Entrelineas, Frade y el

dibujo contemporáneo" in the Museum of Art Pío López Martínez of the

University of Puerto Rico in Cayey, Puerto Rico.

2010, Registrar and Graphic Artist for the exhibitions "Fotos de Frade y Re/velar"

in the Museum of Art Pío López Martínez of the University of Puerto Rico in

Cayey, Puerto Rico.

2009, Digitizer's Collections, Fundación Luis Muñoz Marín, San Juan, PR

2007 - 2009, Exhibition Designer and Registrar, Museum of Art of Caribbean

University (MACU), Bayamón, Puerto Rico.

2006 - 2009, Professor of Silk Screen and Engraving, School of Fine Art in

Cayey, Puerto Rico.

1996 - 2006, Silk Screen Printer for the artist Antonio Martorell, Cayey, PR

1990 - 2006, Owner, Impressions, Silk Screen, Posters, Offset, Sign and

Commercial Labels, Antomar Graphics, Cidra, Puerto Rico.

1986 - 1987, Graphic Artist, Newspaper La Semana, Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Collections:

Private Collections

World Bodypainting Festival Collections, Seeboden Austria

Art Collections, Museum and Center of Humanistic Studies from the University of

Turabo. Gurabo, Puerto Rico

Art Collections Liquitex, Binney & Smith Co., USA.

Art Collections Legislature Municipality of Cidra, Puerto Rico.

Poster Collections "Paloma Sabanera", Cultural Center of Cidra, Puerto Rico.