Km 0.2 will quickly open an exhibition of small-format posters, “Obra gráfica de José Rosa” [Graphic Artwork by José Rosa] as a part of their five-year anniversary and their trajectory in presenting initiatives, exhibitions, and collaborations.
As a part of their associated anniversary actions, they are going to have a sale of small-format posters by grasp artist José Rosa Castellanos, presenting an impeccable choice of work on paper produced between the 70s and the 90s. [More information about the opening of their anniversary show is forthcoming, but you may also write to email@example.com.]
José Rosa Castellanos (Santurce, Puerto Rico 1939) is an engraver and painter. He started his profession in artwork with painter Rafael Tufiño and did his graphic apprenticeship on the Group Schooling Division [División de Educación de la Comunidad], within the Campeche Workshop-Gallery led by Domingo García, and with Lorenzo Homar within the Graphic Workshop of the Institute of Puerto Rican Tradition in San Juan, Puerto Rico. From 1973 to 1986 he was the director of mentioned graphic workshop, the place he perfected his mastery within the area of display printing. In his work, he humorously captures pictures and themes typical of Puerto Rican common tradition, equivalent to life on the bar, dance, politics, and the religiosity of the folks on the island. Beginning within the Nineteen Seventies, he developed a novel work, characterised by integrating phrases into the composition as a graphic aspect. In 1998, he was honored by the XII Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe. His portray exhibits visible parallels along with his graphic work, emphasizing drawing, clear traces, and the delimitation of kinds.
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The Km 0.2 house is situated at 619 Cerra Avenue, second flooring, in Santurce, Puerto Rico.