Zafra - Artist Series Print (14"x18"in)
Zafra by artist Carlos Dávila Rinaldi represents the work of coffee pickers during harvest in Puerto Rico. Zafra was a common term used during the cane harvest season in Caribbean countries with Arabic or Spanish influence during the 1960's. All proceeds from these prints will go to Re:Colecta pilot program where cash prices will be awarded to the top three pickers at the end of this year's harvest. The first participating farm will be Sandra Farms in Adjuntas, PR. Click HERE to find out more about this initiative.
Artwork is a digital reproduction in High Quality 300 Gram Acuarela Paper, 100% Acid Free, 50% Cotton / 50% refined wood pulp. Frame not included.
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About the artist:
Presently living and working in Puerto Rico. In 1979 participated in the GLCA Apprenticeship program in NY with Robert Stackhouse and Louis Liberman. Graduated from DePauw University in 1980 with a Liberal Arts degree. Showed at Galeria Luigi Marrozzini until the mid 90′s, where he presented 4 indivdual shows that positioned him within the local art scene.
In 1990 was selected for the traveling exhibit: New Art from Puerto Rico organized by the Springfield Art Museum. Painting Professor at Escuela de Artes Plasticas in San Juan for 2 years in the late 90′s. In May 2012 presented a mid-career survey “Only Essence Remains” at the Museo las Americas in Old San Juan; curated by William Stover. Has exhibited locally and internationally on many ocasions as well as being included in various major private and public collections. In recent years has participated in various international art fairs including SCOPE and PhotoMiami.