1978 TB participates in Bridge Between the Islands, A Retrospective of Six Puerto Rican Artists in New York

1978 Highlights: February David Herskovitz writes a feature  article on Taller Boricua  for the Village Voice. Summer El Museo del Barrio relocates the ground level of the Heckscher building at 1 East 104th. The… Continue reading

1979 Taller Boricua Publishes Portafolio de Graficas: Primero

1979 Highlights Taller Boricua Publishes Portafolio de Graficas: Participating artists were Jorge Soto, Marcos Dimas, Gilberto Hernandez, Fernando Salicrup Americo Casiano publishes article celebrating Taller Boricua’s 10th anniversary in AHA newsletter. El Museo… Continue reading


1980 Highlights: Taller Boricua Celebrates 10th Annivesary Marcos Dimas organizes  El Museo’s film program Elisam Escobar holds solo exhibition “Sur-realista/realista” at Galeria Morivivi Bill Aguado becomes executive director of Bronx Council on the Arts,… Continue reading

1981 Taller Boricua exhibits at New Museum

Highlights Taller Boricua exhibits at New Museum (Jan-Feb ) Taller Boricua receives proclamation from Manhattan Borough President, Marcos Dimas, Papo Colo, Nestor Otero and Juan Sanchez participate in Hispanic artists in New York… Continue reading


1982 Taller members participate in Los Tainos : a Visual Tradition at El Mueso del Barrio curated by Gladys Pena. Nestor Otero creates Carteles, calendar featuring posters that were designed by Taller Boricua… Continue reading


  Taller Boricua members hold informal exhibitions of works in progress . Related Events Pepon Osorio, Merian Soto and Patriciate Bradshaw found PEPATIAN ,a South Bronx-based organization dedicated to creating, presenting and supporting… Continue reading


1984 TB members participates in Artist Call against US intervention in Central America Marcos Dimas, Papo Colo, Nestor Otero and Jose Morales exhibit in  Quareto at Hostos Community College. Carlos Osorio Dies


1985 Taller Boricua acquires an abandoned tenement on 1685 Lexington Avenue 106th street between Lexington and Third Avenue to construct artist housing in El Barrio under the HPD Artists Living Spaces Program. Other… Continue reading


Taller Boricua members begin rehabbing tenement. Related Events New Rican Village relocates to El Barrio; Nestor Otero designs New Rican Anniversary poster. Petra Barreras, Grants Analyst at the New York State Council on… Continue reading