7ma. Feria de Artesanías de Ponce
Date 1981
Dimensions 25 1/8" x 19 1/16"
Category Poster
Medium Silkscreen on paper
Genre Scenes
Period 20th Century
Collection Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte Collection, Universidad de Puerto Rico
Acknowledgement Gift of SKB *Translation: 7th Ponce Crafts Fair

Analida Burgos

"7ma. Feria de Artesanías de Ponce*" (1981)

Biography

Graphic artist, printmaker and poster artist. She obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Puerto Rico in 1971 and continued studies at Escuela de Artes Plásticas of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, where she specializes in Graphic Arts. During the 1980’s Burgos was the only woman to collaborate as a poster artist at Taller de Gráfica from Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. She is also noted for been one of the founding members in 1981 of Hermandad de Artistas Gráficos de Puerto Rico. In 1976, she obtained Second Prize in Printmaking from United Federal Savings in San Juan. She participated in several exhibitions of Puerto Rican prints, among these, Estampa serigráfica en Puerto Rico in 1987 at the Museum of the University of Puerto Rico and 45 Años de expresión gráfica puertorriqueña in 1992, at the Puerto Rico Pavilion at Expo ’92 in Seville, Spain. Her work is characterized by the meticulousness of spaces and surfaces, the expressive nature of her letters, in addition to the use of textures with thin linear strokes.