Exhibits

One-Woman Shows

  • Voces Antiguas, Herramientas Modernas, Centro Ceremonial Indigena de Tibes (Indigenous Ceremonial Center) Ponce, PR (2012)
  • "People of the Earth: Campesinos, Jibaros y Cholos", Para Eso La Palabra, Haskell Library, Folger Shakespeare Center, Washington, DC (2005)
  • "Redescubrimiento: A Path to My Native Roots", Shenandoah Art Center, Winchester, VA (2004)
  • "Ancient Voices, Modern Tools", George Mason University Arlington Professional Center Art Gallery, Arlington, VA (2002 );Luna Grill, Washington, DC (2000 & 1999; Barnes & Noble, Rockville, MD (1998); Lado International College, Washington, DC (1996); National Puerto Rican Coalition, Washington, D.C. (1993)

Invitational, Juried and online exhibitions

  • Featured painting in Luis Kacian Calderon Ceramics Exhibit, Centro Ceremonial Indigena de Tibes (Indigenous Ceremonial Center), Ponce, PR (2017)
  • Cave to the Stars: Urban Natives Unrecognized., 1199 SEIU Bread & Roses Cultural Project Gallery, New York, NY (2016)
  • Native Visions, Broadway Gallery, Passaic County Community College, Passaic, NJ (November 2015)
  • Artists2artists Social Network, Featured artist (February 2015)
  • First Annual Taino Naboria Society Art Exhibition, Dc37 Gallery, New York, NY (2009)
  • Cultural Composite: Ten Years of the Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO (2009)
  • Sabor Sundays, Sabor Cafe, Silver Spring, MD (2009)
  • AMNH Indigenous Crafts Fair and Artist Showcase in conjunction with the exhibit “Gold”, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY (2007)
  • Celebrating Indigenous People, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY (2004)
  • Xihuat –Woman Creative, Galeria La Posada, Sacramento, CA (2004) and Thomas Theatre Gallery, Lodi, CA (2004)
  • Mujer Awards Invitational, National Hispana Leadership Institute, Orlando, FL (2003 & 2004)
  • Art Exhibit, Fairfax Arts Council Corporate Art Program, Dyncorp Inc., Alexandria, VA (2003)
  • Continuing to Turn the Wheel, George Mason University, Arlington Campus, Arlington, VA (2003)
  • Artist Residents Annual Exhibit, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA (2003)
  • Mujeres Fuertes, Mattie Rhodes Art Center, Kansas City, MO (2003)
  • Chairman’s Dinner Reception Exhibition, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (2002)
  • Stories from the Circle: Science and Native Wisdom, Ned Hatathli Museum, Diné College, Tsaile, AZ (2002)
  • Christmas in the Garden of Gardenias (An Installation by Edwin Fontanez), Capital Children’s Museum, Washington, DC (1996)
  • Emerging Artists of Washington, D.C., Gallery of Fat Dreams, Washington, D.C. (1995)
  • Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia (1979)

    Group Exhibitions
  • Vivencia de Nuestros Ancestros Indigenas, Naboria Society, Centro Ceremonial Indigena de Tibes (Indigenous Ceremonial Center), Ponce, Puerto Rico (2010)
  • Indigenous Peoples: Perspectives & Perceptions, 508 Years: The Contemporary Presence of the Taino Indian in Boriken and Beyond, Traveling Exhibit—American Museum of Natural History and Hunter College, New York, NY (2001 & 2002)
  • Farewell to the 20th Century, Martin Luther King Gallery, Washington, DC (2000 & 2001)
  • Women in Motion: Passages, Torruella-Quander Gallery, Washington, DC (1996)
  • Return to Paradise, 2-man show with Rafael Rosario, Capital Children’s Museum, Washington, DC (1995)
  • Crucifixions, Moscoso Gallery, Washington, D.C. (1995)
  • Nuevos Caminos IV, Sponsored by Parade of the Americas, the Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington, DC, The San Antonio Bar and Grill (1995)
  • Inspir8tions, Martin Luther King Gallery, Washington, DC (1995)
  • Visions Through the Latin Eye, Superior Court of the District of Columbia Art Fund, Washington, D.C. (1994)
  • Portraits: Images of Pride, Gallery of Fat Dreams & Dance Place, Washington, DC (1994)
  • Puerto Rican Visual Arts Exhibition, NPRC Annual Conference and Membership Meeting, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC (1994)
  • Hispanic Mosaic, AT&T Hispanic Employee Association, Oakton, VA (1994)
  • 3+1: Group Show, Martin Luther King Library, Washington, DC (1993)
  • Curriculum: Creativity, Martin Luther King Library, Washington, DC (1993)
  • Arts on Foot, Martin Luther King Library, Washington, DC (1993)
  • Hispanic Artists in D.C., Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (1992 & 1991)
  • National Hispanic Week, National Endowment for the Humanities, The Pavilion, Washington, DC (1992)
  • Three Latin Artists, Boricua Gallery, Washington, DC (1982)

Presentations, Workshops & Festivals

  • Native Americans: Past and Present, guest artist, Montgomery County Access Cable Channel (2009)
  • Annual Chalk Festival, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC (2008 & 2009)
  • Latina Identity Today: Strength and Promise, Art exhibit and panel discussion, Fiesta DC, Washington, DC (2008)
  • Demonstrating Artist, Native American Visions, Art Train, Winchester, VA (2005)
  • Taino Spirituality, Native American Prisoner Outreach Program, Harrisburg, PA (2002)
  • Watercolor Worshop, Senior Citizen Program, The Roosevelt, Arlington, VA (2003)
  • Coloring Outside the Line, Artistic Expression as a Unique Response to Lifestyle and Philosophy, Panel Discussion, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Delta Chapter, Washington, DC (2001)
  • The Arts Rooted in Community. A festival of visual and performing art and community issues, Slide show presentation, Mt. Rainer, MD (2001)
    Mother Earth Conference, Slide show presentation, Abron’s Art Center of the Henry Street Settlement, sponsored by Presencia Taina and the Long Island Native Task Force, New York, NY (1998, 1999 & 2000)
  • Native American Heritage Month Celebration, Discussion, National Association of Social Workers, Washington, DC (1998)
  • Sidewalk Arts Festival, Museum of Women in the Arts 10th Anniversary Celebration, Washington, DC
  • Annual Chalk Festival, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC (1993-99)
  • Por el Amor de Nuestros Niños (For the Love of Our Children): A Benefit Auction, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC (1995 &1994)
  • Latinas Are!, sponsored by MANA, S. Dillon Ripley Center, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (1994)

Residencies, Commissions and Collections

  • National Puerto Rican Coalition, 2006 Conference Artwork
  • MANA, 2006 Conference Poster
  • National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence, 2005 Conference Poster
  • Artist-in-Residence, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA (2002)
  • National Hispana Leadership Institute, 1995 Mujer Award Award
  • Private collections in Canada, Argentina, Bolivia, California, Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia, California, Colorado, Puerto Rico, Indiana, Oklahoma, New York, New Jersey, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Illinois