Welcome to my art blog!  I share reflections on my art, art-making, my muses & inspirations.
To read my rematriation reflections on my journey from Brooklyn to Puerto Rico,
please visit rematriatingboriken.com

May 23, 2020

The Women’s Empowerment Draft of the Art Force Five program of Alfred University’s Art Department is an initiative celebrating the centennial of the 19th Amendment and Women’s Right to Vote. It inserts (subverts actually) the necessary dialogue on women’s empowerment i...

April 14, 2020

“Si no me quieren en vida, cuando muera no me llores”
(If you don’t love me in life, don’t cry for me when I die)
- sung by hector lavoe, written by Rubén Blades


This portrait of my brother and I is one of my favorites because I decided to paint this tribute to him ju...

April 7, 2020

Acrylic & metallic copper pigment on black fabric
20" x 30"

During this quarantine I share my long-time practice of looking to the past for lessons and tools for getting through today’s challenges. Reflecting on my nene’s upcoming birthday, and in these pandemic ti...

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