Abdiel D. Segarra-Ríos

PhD candidate at the Artistic, Literary and Cultural Studies Program in the Autonomous University of Madrid. His research focuses on the effects of the nationalist ideological agenda over the Puerto Rican Art History narratives and how it affected the development and visibility of abstract artist inside and outside of the Island. He has a BFA cum laude, from the School of Visual Arts and Design of San Juan (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2008), a MA in Cultural Agency and Administration from the University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, 2013) and a Master in Contemporary Art History and Visual Culture at the Autonomous University of Madrid. He directed de Visual Art Program of the Institute of Puerto Rican Cultura and the 4th. Edition of the Poly/Graphic Triennial of San Juan, Latin America and the Caribbean.