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Edel Rodriguez

© Edel Rodriguez - 'As You Like It', Acrylic and ink on bark paper, 15" x 15" Edel Rodriguez was born in Havana, Cuba in 1971. He left for America on a boat with his parents and sister when he was eight years old. He majored in painting at Pratt Institute (BFA) and Hunter College (MFA). His work has appeared in four picture books, on stamps for the U.S. Postal Service, and on posters for Broadway shows. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker magazine and was also an art director at TIME magazine for over a decade. His website is

"A study on prisoners, looking at their childhood, teenage years, and what led them to gangs and violence."

© Edel Rodriguez -'Night Mother', Acrylic and ink on bark paper, 15" x 15"