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"Los pasos perdidos" 
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  Julio Suárez
"El río y un siglo" (The River and a Century) and "Salitre"

Area: 1492 - 1898
Title: "El río y un siglo"
Site: San Germán

Area: Urban Centres
Title: "Salitre"
Site: Guánica


Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1947. Suárez studied at the Puerto Rico School of Plastic Arts and the Autonomous University of Mexico. In 1976, he became a professor at the School of Plastic Arts. His work has been exhibited internationally, in individual and collective shows, among them: Latin Excellence, Xerox Corporation, Rochester, N.Y.-1976; XVII Sao Paulo Biennial, Brazil- 1983; Cuenca First Biennial of Painting, Ecuador-1987, Puerto Rican Painting, Between Past and Present (traveling exhibition) United States and Puerto Rico- 1987; First Caribbean Biennial, Santo Domingo, D.R.-1992; Recent Paintings , Contemporary Art Museum, Panama-1992; Four Puerto Rican Painters (Hernández Cruz, Irizarry, Chiesa and Suárez) Washington and San Juan, Puerto Rico-2000. Suárez was a resident artist at Turabo University between 1992 and 1994. He is the author of two public art projects: Lost Steps ( Los pasos perdidos ), a sculptural group located at Antonia Quiñones Square, Condado, P.R., which received an award in the category of public art from the International Association of Art Critics, Puerto Rico Chapter, in 1999; and Historic Monument 2000 ( Monumento histórico 2000 ), University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.

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