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The Tuscan Hills, by Niurka Guzman

The Tuscan Hills "Colinas de la Toscana"
Watercolor, 14 by 17 inches.

Niurka Guzman was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1981.

The Kitchen, by Reynaldo Duran

The Kitchen (La Cocina)
Acrylic on canvas, 30 by 40 inches.

Reynaldo Duran, was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Illustration for a book by Nervin Pepen

Chinagraph (grease pencil) and pen illustration, completed in 2017, for a new book by Nervin Peppen.

The Crazy Donkey, by Ramon Oviedo

The Crazy Donkey
Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 50 inches.

Ramon Oviedo, born 1024, in Barahona, Dominican Republic.

Enigmatic Car, by Ramon Oviedo

Enigmatic Car
Mixed media on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, completed in 1996.

Ramon Oviedo, born 1924, in Barahona, Dominican Republic.

One step at a time, by Alexandra Bello Espinal

One step at a time
Acrylic on canvas, 24 × 24 inches, completed in 2015.

Alexandra Bello Espinal, born 1980, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Like canned sardines, by Jose Sejo

Like canned sardines (Como sardinas en lata).
Mixed media: Wood, metal, lacquer and industrial paint, completed in 1998.
Like canned sardines, 1998, illustrates the author's concern for Environmental Depredation. It is a sculpture created with diverse materials (wood, metal, lacquer and industrial painting).
José Sejo was born in 1958, in San José de Ocoa.

Abstract paintings by Karla Matos

Karla Matos was born in Manhattan (1988), to parents from the Dominican Republic. She attended Academy of Art University, and the Art Studio NYC.

Palo encebado (Greasy Pole), by Claudio Pacheco

Palo encebado (Greasy Pole)
Acrylic on canvas.

From Claudio Pacheco's "Traditions" series. The palo encebado (greasy pole) is game played throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, during national or regional celebrations. Participants attempt to climb up a tall pole covered in grease with a prize at the top.

Claudio Pacheco was born 1959 in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

Dreadlocks Girl by Welinthon Nommo

Dreadlocks Girl
Ink on paper, completed in 2016.

Welinthon Nommo was born in Barahona, Dominican Republic.

Happy Julia by Melissa Mejía Rizik

Happy Julia
Acrylic on canvas, 40x30 inches, completed in 2017.

Melissa Mejía Rizik (born in Santo Domingo, in 1979).

Ligio Vizardi - Female Nude

Female Nude
Oil on canvas, 23x17 inches, completed in 1953.

Virgilio Díaz Ordóñez (1895-1968), known as Ligio Vizardi, was born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic.

Domingo Antonio Rosario - The Home Stretch

The Home Stretch
Charcoal and pastel on paper, 11x14 inches, completed in 2017.

Domingo Antonio Rosario (Born in 1994, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic).

Johann Dovente - Mural of the goddess Atabeira

The Goddess Atabeira
A mural in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic, for the Anakaona 2017 Festival.

Johann Dovente Baez (born 1988, in Santo Domingo, DR).