After the show, 2015 Oil, oil pastel, charcoal, and graphite on paper, 24" x 30"   Inspired by Cuban newspapers from the 1950s that reference my maternal grandfather during his time as Director General de Deportes in pre-revolutionary Cuba, the text in this series of drawings contrasts my own memories of him with his portrayal in the media, embodying how Cuban Americans travel to Cuba only to find that reality often differs from memory.     
       
     
 Juan Sosa es considerado, 2015 Oil, charcoal and color pencil on paper, 24" x 36"
       
     
 After the show 11, 2015, Oil and charcoal on paper, 24" x 36" 
       
     
 Con paciencia y sin dinero, 2015, Oil, oil pastel and charcoal on paper, 24" x 36"
       
     
 Glorias del pasado, 2015, Oil, oil pastel, charcoal and color pencil on paper, 24" x 36" 
       
     
 After the show, 2015 Oil, oil pastel, charcoal, and graphite on paper, 24" x 30"   Inspired by Cuban newspapers from the 1950s that reference my maternal grandfather during his time as Director General de Deportes in pre-revolutionary Cuba, the text in this series of drawings contrasts my own memories of him with his portrayal in the media, embodying how Cuban Americans travel to Cuba only to find that reality often differs from memory.     
       
     

After the show, 2015 Oil, oil pastel, charcoal, and graphite on paper, 24" x 30"

Inspired by Cuban newspapers from the 1950s that reference my maternal grandfather during his time as Director General de Deportes in pre-revolutionary Cuba, the text in this series of drawings contrasts my own memories of him with his portrayal in the media, embodying how Cuban Americans travel to Cuba only to find that reality often differs from memory. 

 

 Juan Sosa es considerado, 2015 Oil, charcoal and color pencil on paper, 24" x 36"
       
     

Juan Sosa es considerado, 2015 Oil, charcoal and color pencil on paper, 24" x 36"

 After the show 11, 2015, Oil and charcoal on paper, 24" x 36" 
       
     

After the show 11, 2015, Oil and charcoal on paper, 24" x 36" 

 Con paciencia y sin dinero, 2015, Oil, oil pastel and charcoal on paper, 24" x 36"
       
     

Con paciencia y sin dinero, 2015, Oil, oil pastel and charcoal on paper, 24" x 36"

 Glorias del pasado, 2015, Oil, oil pastel, charcoal and color pencil on paper, 24" x 36" 
       
     

Glorias del pasado, 2015, Oil, oil pastel, charcoal and color pencil on paper, 24" x 36"