Dance of the Butterflies

The Story of the Mirabal Sisters Told Through Art, Music and DanceA Project Created by: Angie Del Riego The multidisciplinary project “Dance of the Butterflies,” a pilot project, is created by Angie Del Riego and will be implemented under her direction...

Florence Biennale 2017

In 2016, I was fortunate to be selected by an international committee to present my new series ‘The Olive Women’ in one of the most important art events in the world: the XI Florence Biennale 2017. This annual art event took place October in Florence,...

The Olive Women Series

A collection of mixed media drawings, pen, ink and charcoal sketches and oil paintings of mythical women figures inspired by olive trees. Main ingredients are creativity, imagination and inspiration, all found in the art of listening to nature. Mother nature cradles...

Abuelita Haciendo la Raspadura

This charcoal drawing is with a touch of pastel, a portrait of the artist’s grandmother making her traditional fudge, dulce de leche (also called ‘raspadura’ in the Dominican Republic). Chosen for the Milan Expo Contemporary Arts Exhibition as an...

Coming to America with Dreams

This oil on canvas piece is 3’ x 5’ and a self portrait of the artist as a young immigrant entering customs in the US for the first time. There is a poem with this...

Ay Que Vida! (Carmencita)

This oil painting is portraying the kindness only found in Carmen, the artist’s beloved nanny. There is a statement that goes with this...

La Flor del Flamboyan

This oil on canvas piece is 4’ x 4’. El Flamboyan is the national tree of the Dominican Republic. It is literally like a giant cherry tree with thousands of tiny flowers, bunched up in such a way that from the distance it just looks mostly red, orange and white with...

The Peanut Vendor (El Manicero)

This oil on canvas piece is portraying the hard reality of children labor in third world countries. This art piece also has a poem that I...

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