Dec 01, 2022 - Sale 2623

Sale 2623 - Lot 147

Price Realized: $ 1,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Portrait of a Father and Daughter.

Paper collage on archival four-ply paper, 2010. Signed with artist's monogram and dated, 2010, lower right. Signed with artist's monogram, dated 2010, and inscribed, Portrait of Father & Daughter, on verso. 280x197 mm; 11x7 3/4 inches.

Rodríguez Calero studied at the Instituto de Cultura, Escuela de Artes Plasticas, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Upon moving to New York, she continued her studies at the Art Students League where she was the recipient of the prestigious Edward G. McDowell Travel Scholarship (1983-1982), which permitted her to journey abroad to Spain and France to pursue her interests in art.
Calero received residencies from The New York State Council on the Arts; the National Endowment for the Arts; a Jerome Foundation Scholarship; Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, NY, (1981- 1982); Taller Boricua (1980-1982); Provincetown Art Association, MA (1985 -1986); Galeria Bonaire, Puerto Rico (1987-1988); Kenkeleba House, NY (1989-1990); Brandywine Workshop Center for the Visual Arts, PA (1999); and Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, NJ (2000). Acknowledgements include the Honorary Artist of the Year Award from The New York Institute of Puerto Rico; the Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association Painting Award held at the Brooklyn Museum; and from The National Association of Women Artists, she was given the Belle Cramer Memorial Prize for Abstract Painting Medal, and the Audrey Hope Award (1984).
She received fellowships from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation (1999); the New York Foundation for the Arts (2000); and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (2000 and 2002).
Rodríguez Calero is a recipient of the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in painting.