Arte de La Borinqueña is an exhibition of over 30 fine art prints of the Puerto Rican superhero drawn by different artists.
La Borinqueña is the Puerto Rican Superhero
La Borinqueña is the Puerto Rican superhero of the best-selling graphic novel created in 2016 by Edgardo Miranda Rodriguez.
It is also the anthem of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Borinquen is the Taíno Native American name for the island.
La Borinqueña is Marisol Rios De La Luz, a 22-year old New York Puerto Rican student at Columbia University. She can fly, has superhuman strength, can change the weather, and can teleport. She fights against social injustice.
Don’t we need her now!
Arte de La Borinqueña
Arte de La Borinqueña opens with a reception at Casita Maria Gallery on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6pm. The exhibition runs through January 6, 2018.
Collectors can purchase limited editions of the fine art prints for $200 + tax and shipping.
Exhibition proceeds benefit Puerto Rican victims of Hurricane Maria through the non-profit organization La Corporación Se Integra (COPI) based in Loíza, Puerto Rico.
La Borinqueña creator Edgardo Miranda Rodriguez gives an artist talk on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6pm.
Visit Casita Maria Gallery
Casita Maria Gallery
928 Simpson St, 6th Floor
at 163rd St
Hunts Point, The Bronx
Monday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm.
(6) to Hunts Point Ave
(2) or (5) to Simpson Street