Last Stop (de la serie Fragmentos de Isla)
Date 2009
Dimensions 43"x 60"
Category Painting
Medium Acrylic, graphite and industrial paint on wood panel
Genre Urban landscape
Period 21st Century
Collection * Title Translation: Last Stop (from the Fragmentos de Isla series)

Rogelio Báez

"Last Stop (de la serie Fragmentos de Isla) *" (2009)



Painter, sculptor and creator of installations. In 2005, he obtains a Bachelor’s Degree of Visual Arts from the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico. During the past 20 years, he has taken independent courses under the tutelage of artists such as Fran Cervoni and Amanda Carmona Bosch, and with Melanie Reign in the Dominican Republic. He is a founding member of The Storehouse Group, a gallery that provided a platform for emerging Puerto Rican artists to break into the international art market, and is founder of La corporación Artist Studios, which offered studio space to emerging artists. During the past years, his work has been part of exhibitions in Los Angeles, Miami, New York and Barcelona. In 2010, he was awarded first place at the 3er Certamen de Arte Joven of Oriental Bank and Trust of Puerto Rico. In 2011, he received the Beca Lexus para Artistas and exhibited his work at Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico. He is characterized by his works of architectonic and urban lines by way of his paintings that represent gas stations and his tridimensional constructions that recreate scaled plans of cities.