• A package

    “A package ”

    Date 2000
    Dimensions 44" x 45"
    Category Print
    Medium Woodcut on paper
    Genre Scenes
    Period 20th Century
    Collection Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico Collection
    Acknowledgement Gift of: Banco Gubernamental de Fomento para Puerto Rico
  • First Puppetry Festival

    “First Puppetry Festival”

    Date 1977
    Dimensions 18 3/16" x 12 3/4"
    Category Print
    Medium Silkscreen on paper
    Genre Scenes
    Period 20th Century
    Collection Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico Collection
    Acknowledgement Gift of: Banco Santander de Puerto Rico
  • Film Series

    “Film Series ”

    Date 1986
    Dimensions 20" x 26 2/8"
    Category Poster
    Medium Silkscreen on paper
    Genre Scenes
    Period 20th Century
  • VII Rafael Hernández Music Festival

    “VII Rafael Hernández Music Festival”

    Date 1981
    Dimensions 25" x 19 1/2"
    Category Poster
    Medium Silkscreen on paper
    Genre Scenes
    Period 20th Century
  • VIII Rafael Hernández Music Festival

    “VIII Rafael Hernández Music Festival ”

    Date 1982
    Dimensions 26 1/8" x 13 3/8"
    Category Poster
    Medium Silkscreen on paper
    Genre Abstract
    Period 20th Century
  • Hatillo’s Masks Festival

    “Hatillo’s Masks Festival”

    Date 1976
    Dimensions 21 3/8" x 14 1/4"
    Category Poster
    Medium Silkscreen on paper
    Genre Scenes
    Period 20th Century
  • 4th. Pottery Festival

    “4th. Pottery Festival”

    Date 1977
    Dimensions 26" x 20"
    Category Poster
    Medium Silkscreen on paper
    Genre Abstract
    Period 20th Century
  • II Yabucoa’s Farmers Festival

    “II Yabucoa’s Farmers Festival ”

    Date 1977
    Dimensions 26" x 20 1/32"
    Category Poster
    Medium Silkscreen on paper
    Genre Rural landscape
    Period 20th Century
  • Levittown People's Party

    “Levittown People's Party ”

    Date 1982
    Dimensions 26" x 22"
    Category Poster
    Medium Silkscreen on paper
    Genre Abstract
    Period 20th Century
  • National Hispanic Heritage Week

    “National Hispanic Heritage Week ”

    Date 1983
    Dimensions 24 1/2" x 18 1/2"
    Category Poster
    Medium Silkscreen on paper
    Genre Abstract
    Period 20th Century
  • A package
  • First Puppetry Festival
  • Film Series
  • VII Rafael Hernández Music Festival
  • VIII Rafael Hernández Music Festival
  • Hatillo’s Masks Festival
  • 4th. Pottery Festival
  • II Yabucoa’s Farmers Festival
  • Levittown People's Party
  • National Hispanic Heritage Week

Jesús Cardona

Dorado, PR, 1950

Biography Details

Painter and printmaker. Cardona graduated from the Puerto Rico Visual Arts School with a major in painting. He began designing and making posters at the Graphics’ Workshop of Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña  in 1976 and has also done posters for other cultural institutions, including the Puerto Rican Foundation for the Humanities. He has shown his paintings, posters, and prints at several local and international events, such as the San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Prints (1986), the Graphics Biennial in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia, 1986), and the Puerto Rican Pavilion at the Seville World’s Fair in 1992; he has also had several group shows in Puerto Rico. His graphics work incorporates photo-silkscreen, xerography, and collage. 

Formation

Education

  • Bachelor’s in Arts, Major in Painting. Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Exhibitions

Solo Shows

1994

  • Galería de Arte de Humanidades, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez,  Puerto Rico

1989

  • Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico

1982

  • American University, Bayamón, Puerto Rico

1975

  • Caribbean University College, Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Group Shows

2012

  • Interconexiones: Lecturas Curatoriales de la Colección del MAPR, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2007

  • Contexto puertorriqueño: del rococó colonial al arte global, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2001

  • Muestra Nacional de Arte Puertorriqueño, Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico

1993

  • Muestra de Arte Puertorriqueño – Quinto Centenario, Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico

1988

  • 100 Años después …100 Artistas contemporáneos, Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico

1986

  • La Xilografía en Puerto Rico (1950-1986), Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Master Prints from Puerto Rico, California, United States
  • VII Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y el Caribe, Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Muestra de obra gráfica Puertorriqueña, Barcelona, Spain
  • XVIII Bienal de Arte Gráfico, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia

1985

  • El cartel en Puerto Rico (1946-1985), Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico

1980

  • 4ta. Muestra de Pintura y Escultura Puertorriqueña, Sala de Exposiciones, Convento de los Dominicos, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Collections

  • Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Bibliography

Books

Hermandad de Artistas Gráficos de Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Arte e Identidad. San Juan, P.R.: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1998.

 

Los tesoros de la pintura puertorriqueña. Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico. San Juan, P.R. 2000.