Partida, Ausencia, Retorno 2
Date 2002
Dimensions 38"x 26"
Category Mixed medium
Medium Oil crayons, acrylic paint on cotton
Genre Abstract
Period 21st Century
Collection *Title Translation: Departure, Absence, Return 2

Amanda Carmona Bosch

"Partida, Ausencia, Retorno 2*" (2002)



Painter, draftswoman, photographer and video-editor. Studied at University of Puerto Rico with Luisa Geigel and Myrna Báez. After graduating in 1978, she moved to Italy and later to Austria after being granted a scholarship to study abroad from Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. While there she associated with Czech painter Tamara Horokova, sculptors Edwald Maurer and Gehardt Moswitzer and writer Peter Flod. She remained in Austria for seven years, where she had several exhibitions. She completed a Master’s degree in the United States at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. In 2003 she had an exhibition spanning 30 years of her "Oriented" series at Museo de Las Americas in San Juan, Puerto Rico. In 2004 she won the Award for Best Individual Exhibition, "Rojo Profundo", from the International Association of Art Critics, Puerto Rico Chapter, San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has exhibited her work in Germany, Austria, Spain, United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Her work leans towards abstraction.