Daniel Lind Ramos, painter & sculptor from Loíza, Puerto Rico win a residency awarded at Joan Mitchell Center’s through partnership with AFRICA'SOUT! for two months Oct 15 - Nov 9, 2018.
A painter and sculptor, Daniel Lind Ramos obtained a Bachelor Degree of Art at Universidad de Puerto Rico in 1975. In 1980, he earned his MFA from New York University. In 1989, he was the first artist to be awarded the Fundación Arana Scholarship, which allowed him to study that year in Paris, France, where he attended at Antonio Seguí’s Studio at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. Throughout his career, his work has been worthy of several awards and commendations such as, First Prize at the Salon International Val D’or at Hyères in the South of France (1990), the Delegation Prize at the Salón Internacional de Plástica Latina at Meillant, France (2000) and in 2010, an invitation to the World Festival of Black Culture and Arts in Dakar, Senegal, Africa. Piña de oro at the Second Gran Bienal Tropical (2016) at Piñones, Puerto Rico. In 2002, he was selected for a Public Art Project to develop a series of five sculptures in the town of Loíza, Puerto Rico, in homage to Santiago Apostol afro festivities. Currently, he is a Senior Professor and at Universidad de Puerto Rico’s Recinto de Humacao, Puerto Rico. Lind Ramos has participated both solo and group exhibits in countries such as Africa, Haiti, France, Dominican Republic, United States and Puerto Rico.
FIGURA DE PODER 2017, assemblage, 9 feet x 60 x 47 inches