I photograph (in both traditional black-and-white and digital color) domestic vernacular architecture in outer-borough New York City. I teach photography at Brooklyn College, and lived in Marine Park, Brooklyn for many years.
I work with found items, oils, acrylics and pastels mainly on canvas. Working on several diverse
projects concurrently, allows the various forms of Art to cross pollinate and inspire a new piece.
Whether it is with my paintbrush or my
I am a Afro-Boricua/Dominicana born and raised in Santurce,Puerto Rico.
Working on breaking the mold of what an Afro-Caribbean and Latino person “should” be.
While using my work to bridge the gaps between communities.
I am a multi-disciplinary artist creating socially minded projects that are deeply personal and
anthropologically rich. My projects work to foster connections between viewers and community
members, and to encourage dialogue.
Born and bred in Brooklyn, many of my paintings are inspired by journeys through Prospect Park, commuting to East Flatbush and my home for over 30 years in Gowanus. I paint my life and my Brooklyn and the world that I travel.
The convergence of urbanism and landscape is the foundation of my work; through the use of
photography-based research, I address the ideas of absence, romanticism, representation, and
authenticity of experience.