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November 12, 2013

BOOM Latin American Design Fair

I will be exhibiting at the BOOM Latin American Design Fair with the School of Architecture of the Catholic University of Ponce, PR. Booth curated by Maria and Suset Laboy A three-day platform to disseminate and project the Latin American Design. FAIR BOOM is an international trade fair aimed to gather under one roof representatives of the …

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August 30, 2013

Los Muros Hablan: El Barrio

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I had the honor of participating in Los Muros Hablan NYC! My mural is on the corner of 111st and 3rd ave in El Barrio (East Harlem). The experience was unforgettable and life changing. Not only for my process of creating art but because of the life lessons I’ve learned in the short week I …

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August 19, 2013

40th anniversary of El Centro: Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library

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VIAJERO ART IS BEING ARCHIVED for the 40th anniversary of El Centro: Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library Hunter College. “Aguas De Libertad” will be added to the archives with thousands of influential Puerto Ricans that have contributed to the Puerto Rican diaspora in the United States. Contributing to the culture via visual arts, literature, politics, …

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March 27, 2013

AFROLATINOS Exhibit wins Best Exhibition!

    AFROLATINOS Exhibit wins Best Exhibition! Art Critics Association awards “AfroLatinos”. CAGUAS – AfroLatinos exhibition, who in 2012 was on display at the Museo de Arte de Caguas, recently won the award in the category of “Best Exhibition” given by the International Association of Art Critics chapter in Puerto Rico (AICA-Puerto Rico ), an …

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January 30, 2013

THE AUDIOPHILES ART SHOW

This was my piece for THE AUDIOPHILES ART SHOW. A showcase of art, sculpture, and graphics, done on Boombotix audio shells by local artists with a love for culture, and music. Presented by Boombotix Audio. My design is inspired by an African Ashanti Mask with my own tribal elements added. Ashanti mask comes from the Akan people …

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January 30, 2013

INSTALLATION BOOTH FOR ART WHINO GALLERY NYC COMIC CON 2012

I was asked to build an installation that would function as two large booths for Art Whino Gallery’s presence at NYC Comic Con 2012. I had artistic freedom to create whatever I thought would be most visually compelling.  I chose to design the booths with a 1970′s Bronx NY feeling … old broken down lot …

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November 13, 2012

DNAinfo.com News Coverage – Dia De Los Muertos Brooklyn 2012

Spirits of the Dead Return to Sunset Park for Dia de los Muertos Nov. 2  SUNSET PARK — Spirits of the dead will be welcomed to Sunset Park Friday night, Nov. 2, at a Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, celebration hosted by three Brooklyn artists. “Everyone has gone through the passing of a loved …

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November 13, 2012

Home Reporter News Coverage – Dia De Los Muertos Brooklyn 2012

Sunset Park to celebrate Dia de los Muertos Although the celebration will be a week late, thanks to Hurricane Sandy, La Casita/Trinity Center for the Arts, Education and Social Justice is hosting the second annual Dia de los Muertos Brooklyn exhibit. Although the first event was held in Williamsburg, community activist David Galarza and local …

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November 13, 2012

El Diario Newspaper Coverage – De De Los Muertos Brooklyn 2012

Hacen tributo al Día de los Muertos en Sunset Park Artistas hispanos dan nuevo sentido a una tradición para apoyar a víctimas de Sandy. Adrián Román y Ben Rojas encontraron una nueva razón para festejar el Día de los Muertos con su arte, estos dos artistas están recolectando donativos para las víctimas de Sandy, en …

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November 6, 2012

Dia De Los Muertos Brooklyn / Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane sandy has destroyed towns, homes and lives…. Join us this friday for our dia de los muertos brooklyn event to light a candle, bring flowers, or simply acknowledge the lives that were lost in this storm. Also, we are teaming up with la casita comunal in collecting clothes, non-perishable foods and water for people that were effected …

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October 5, 2012

Dia De Los Muertos Brooklyn 2012

  Join us this November 9th in Sunset Park Brooklyn to celebrate our 2nd Dia De Los Muertos Brooklyn exhibit. Ben Rojas aka Borish and I will be creating an installation celebrate and honor passed loved ones. Dia de los Muertos focuses on gatherings to pray for, remember, and celebrate the lives of passed loved …

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October 4, 2012

CONVERGENCES Exhibit

  Opening Reception: Saturday, October 6, 6-8 pm The New York Art Residency & Studios Foundation is delighted to present Convergences, an annual fall exhibition which reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the NARS artist community. This exhibition is a celebratory showcase of a diverse group of artworks as much as it is an exploration into the …

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October 4, 2012

NY Comic Con 2012

I will be exhibiting with Art Whino Gallery at this years NY Comic Con.  I will be 1 of 10 artists being showcased. Each artist will be exhibiting original artwork along with limited edition prints.  Also each artist will be doing signings at various times so please check the upcoming schedule for exact times.  Each …

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August 23, 2012

Common Wealth: Identity in two lands

I wanted to be a part of a show that brought artists from Puerto Rico and New York together to speak about our relationships. I got together with my good friend Michael Cordero from Fresthetic Brooklyn and came up with Common Wealth: Identity in two lands. A group art show exploring the cultural identity and struggle between …

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May 8, 2012

Creating “Niño Santo”

Animal symbols serve as reminders of qualities (i.e. strength, wisdom, patience) we all want to have. As reminders, the rooster sign conveys deeper meaning, and an aid on our path to obtaining the qualities of the virtue we desire. The rooster has been celebrated to be a protector, a guardian that enlightens paths to our …

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April 7, 2012

G40 Art Summit Press Coverage

Check out the news coverage from G40 Richmond VA. My installation and the collaboration piece me and my brother Fernando Roman did for “Weapons of Mass Change” getting some love. Click here to check out video from Channel 8 News coverage Click here to check out video from Channel 6 News coverage         …

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March 20, 2012

Museo De Arte De Caguas Puerto Rico

This past weekend I traveled to Puerto Rico to install Caja De Memoria Viva II: Constancia Colon Clemente at the Museo de Arte de Caguas. It was a roller coaster of a trip.                     

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March 15, 2012

G40 Art Summit

I will be exhibiting in the group show displaying an installation, and the “Weapons of Mass Change” show displaying my altered machetes! Art Whino returns in 2012 for the Third edition of G40. Following the mission of G40s past, we will once again bring exposure to low brow’s many faces and, as always, present what …

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March 15, 2012

Exposición Afrolatinos!

I will be participating in the Afro-Latino art exhibition at the Caguas Museum of Art, Puerto Rico. On display will be my installation “Caja De Memoria Viva II: Constancia Colon Clemente. Opening Reception: Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. – Saturday, June 30 2012 Free admission Caguas Museum of Art Carlos Osorio Hall Art Gallery and …

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December 8, 2011

Personal.Spaces. : CURATE NYC 2011

View images from opening: http://www.crossingart.com/curateNYC_images.html CURATE NYC ARTISTS: http://www.curatenyc.org/index.php/section-blog/79-live-exhibitions/418-crossing-art Press preview: Saturday December 10, 1:00 – 3:00 pm Opening Reception: Saturday December 10, 5:00 – 8:00 pm Exhibition Dates: Saturday December 10 – Saturday, December 31, 2011 CROSSING ART is pleased to announce our participation in this year’s Curate NYC. Curate NYC is a series of juried …

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December 1, 2011

New York, New York, November 23, 2011 – Bill Hodges Gallery is delighted to announce that the following 19 artists have been selected to participate in this yearʼs 2nd annual Curate NYC exhibition: Marianne Barcellona, Irma Bohorquez-Geisler, Delphine Fawundu, Julia Forrest, Charlie Grosso, LKS, Abra Morawiec, Mical Moser, David Pierce, Adrian Roman, Sang Hee Ma, Nicholas …

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December 1, 2011

curate Nyc

I have been selected out of 1500 artists to exhibit two installations, postcard exhibit and an online exhibit. Below are the galleries I will be exhibiting:   Curate NYC is a juried exhibition and online platform that exists to heighten exposure and opportunities for New York City visual artists.  The project also helps promote New …

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November 8, 2011

Dia De Los Muertos Brooklyn 2011

This installation/ceremony was created to provide a personal space for family and friends, in honor of Dia De Los Muertos. Dia de los Muertos focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember those who have passed. Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased and bringing offerings such as food, drink, …

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April 28, 2011

4th ANNUAL NARS OPEN STUDIOS

4th ANNUAL NARS OPEN STUDIOS! 12:00-6:00pm, Saturday, May 14 & Sunday, May 15, 2011 Reception: 6:00-9:00pm, Saturday, May 14, 2011 DJ: Jay Reid, Edwin Peralta Band: Non Return to Zero (Owen Healy-percussion & Sal Piscicelli-guitar) NARS (New York Art Residency & Studio) Foundation is pleased to announce its 4th Annual Open Studio Weekend featuring more than …

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January 2, 2011

BLUEPRINTS

Gitana Rosa Gallery is proud to present an unusual and lively exhibition of ideas, plans and process from a wide range of artists and designers.The majority of creative work follows a line from conception through to realizations, the final product being an amalgamation of all the events leading up to its birth. ‘Blueprints’ is a …

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September 10, 2010

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Taller Boricua presents “Drawing Conclusions,” a group exhibition of 8 contemporary New York artists: Firelei Báez, Matthew Burcaw, Ricardo Hernández-Santiago, Juan Hinojosa, Chuyen Huynh, Jongil Ma, Adrian “Viajero” Roman and Melquíades Rosario-Sastre.Through drawing, the artists challenge the boundaries of both the medium itself as well as the underlying context of the social and political issues …

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June 26, 2010

GALLERY HOUSE – Reclaiming Space Exhibition

GALLERY HOUSE – Reclaiming Space Exhibition If you missed my Open Studio event displaying “Caja De La Memoria Viva” last month … IT WILL BE ON DISPLAY HERE for the months of July and August. I will be traveling in Cuba for the first opening on July 9th but I will be there for all …

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June 2, 2010

Life After Death: The Persona That Was/Is Fela Anikulapo Kuti Exhibition

  Life After Death: An Analysis of the Persona that Was/Is Fela Anikulapo Kuti Exhibition Presented by: Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute Opening Reception: June 10, 6 – 9 p.m. w DJ Lumumba bka Revolution On View: June 11 – August 6, 2010 Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 Time: 6:00pm – 9:30pm Location: Caribbean …

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May 5, 2010

Caja De La Memoria Viva I: Antonio Hernandez Vicente

COME CHECK OUT WHAT VIAJERO HAS BEEN WORKING ON!!!! As well as other artist studios open to the public. The perfect ingredients to an unforgettable evening! 1. NEW VIAJERO ART 2. DRINKS 3. FOOD Introducing a new Interactive Installation piece! The name of my new piece is “La Caja De La Memoria Viva” (The Living …

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March 18, 2010

Viajero Art mentions in various articles about the G40: The Summit

Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine  “Jaw dropping installation by Adrian ‘Viajero” Roman. Incredible talent” Washington City Paper “Puerto Rico’s Adrian Viajero Roman built an installation reminiscent of his grandmother’s house.” Washington Post “At the same time, it’s nice to see an installation like Adrian “Viajero” Roman’s. The Brooklyn-born Latino artist has created a wall-size environment, …

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February 16, 2010

G40: The Summit

A dynamic contemporary art exhibition featuring curated works from artists around the world on display for a full month, featuring musical and visual performances, lectures, live painting and much more!  Art Whino teams up with Crystal City BID and Vornado to present G-40: The Summit, a month long exhibition and event series featuring over 500 …

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February 16, 2010

The Art Trade Interview

This past December 2009 I had the pleasure of meeting Jennifer Lindsay Sullivan founder of The Art Trade Inc. at Art Basel Miami. With my installation as a backdrop, they conducted an interview for their website encouraging artist collaboration and online networking. Check out the links to the videos here: – INTRO: www.thearttrade.com/index.php – ART …

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February 16, 2010

Latination Interview

To kick off 2010 I was interviewed in my art studio by American Latino TV/LATINATION TV for one of their 2010 television segments. It has already aired but the re-run will air sometime in June. Keep on the look out! Sundays on UPN 9 @ 4pm-5pm

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January 11, 2010

VES-SEL A Celebration Of American History

I will be participating in an amazing group show curated by Kenya Robinson during Black Heritage Month at The Brennan Gallery in Jersey City.    February 2 – February 26 6pm-8pm Justice William Brennan Court House 583 Newark Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07306 The Brennan Gallery is located between Baldwin & Summit Ave. Walking distance …

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October 29, 2009

ART BASEL MIAMI 2009

     Art Whino, a prominent pop-surrealist and urban contemporary art gallery presents ART WHINO: MIAMI. ART WHINO: MIAMI will be an innovative New Brow exhibition, complete with receptions and musical performances that will heighten the experience beyond the typical art show. Art from two separate traveling exhibitions, LIFE ESSENTIALS and OLD SKOOLIN’ will be …

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October 11, 2009

Art Whino and WHALER’s Creation present “Old Skoolin’ for the Children”

Art Whino and WHALER’s Creation present “Old Skoolin’ for the Children,” a four city concert and art show tour that brings together the best visual and musical artists to benefit programs that support foster care and adoption programs. Legendary founder of the hip-hop movement Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of Run-DMC will perform old skool, throw back …

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October 11, 2009

LA JUNTA Exhibit

“LA JUNTA” presented by Caribbean Culture Center African Diaspora Institute and La Menta Collective Tuesday, November 10, 2009 6:30pm – 8:30pm 408 West 58th Street (btwn 9th and 10th Avenue) The Caribbean Culture Center and La Menta Collective invite you to an evening of poetry, literature, visual art, music and dance. The CCCADI is a not for …

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August 12, 2009

HACIA AFUERA

  ART FOR CHANGE presents HACIA AFUERA Taking Back Our Streets Through the Arts! August 22 & 23 (Sat-Sun), 12-5pm 104 St & Lexington Ave FREE Outdoor Art & Music Festival (rain or shine) Art for Change presents Hacia Afuera, a weekend-long festival celebrating food, music, performance, and public art. The festival will take place in Spanish Harlem’s streets and …

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July 12, 2009

Feature in Latin Star Magazine

Adrian ‘Viajero’ Roman on a Cultural Journey Through Life by Jani Rosado    ‘Viajero’ Adrian Roman on a Cultural Journey Through Life El “Viajero” takes us on a creative journey, straight to the backbone and heartbeat of the Latin culture. We smile knowingly, smell and taste the tobacco in the air as we lay eyes upon …

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July 9, 2009

Art Whino: Heavy Hitterz Exhibit

I will be participating in HEAVY HITTERZ: MARYLAND, an international group art exhibition featuring emerging artists from the Urban Contemporary and “Low Brow” art scene. This years Heavy Hitterz exhibit will be held at Art Whino Gallery in Maryland from July 25-August 15. Artists confirmed from Europe, South America, Philippines, Hong Kong…and all up and down the …

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