Artist Spotlight: Rafael Arzeno


Rueda de vida (The wheel of life),
oil on canvas


Muelle de Puerto Plata (A dock in Puerto Plata),
oil on canvas


Loma de la bestia, Puerto Plata (Hill of the beast),
oil on canvas


Doña Felícita (Arzeno's mother),
oil on canvas

About the Artist

Rafael Arzeno Tavares (1914-1972), born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. He studied under Abelardo Rodriguez Urdaneta.

In 1942, Rafael Arzeno founded the San Rafael Art Academy, in Puerto Plata.