About Flores Charneco
Born in Mayagüez, he graduated from Escuela de Artes Plásticas in Puerto Rico and continued his studies at the Graduate Program of Visual Arts at the Academia San Carlos in México where he completed his Masters Degree in Visual Arts, with a concentration in Painting. His more than 20 individual and collective exhibitions include “Vejigante en la ciudad” (1992), “Sobrepaños” (1996), “Entretelas” (2000), “Mosaico sobrepaños” (2008) and “Perfil luminoso” (2011). His work has been part of “La Muestra Nacional” and the exhibition “100 Años Después”, both at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP).
The ICP also recognized his talent and awarded him with several distinctions such as Merit Prize in 1992 and a professional development scholarship in 1995. Flores-Charneco received three important grants: from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation, both in New York City, and in 2016 from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, in Washington D.C. His work is among prestigious private and institutional collections locally and internationally.