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Ruben Miranda
Dallas, TX

About the Artist

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in January,1955, Rubén Miranda started his career in fine arts in 1971, while completing his B.A. in Education at the University of Puerto Rico. There he studied printmaking, drawing, painting & sculpture under the wing of professors Felix Bonilla Norat, Luis Hernández Cruz & Susana Herrero among others.

After graduating he moved to Florida and earned his Masters Degree in Fine Arts at Florida State University.

In 1976, Ruben won awards in painting and drawing at the Festival de Navidad del Ateneo Puertorriqueño. In 1981 he received an Individual Artist…

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About the Artist

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in January,1955, Rubén Miranda started his career in fine arts in 1971, while completing his B.A. in Education at the University of Puerto Rico. There he studied printmaking, drawing, painting & sculpture under the wing of professors Felix Bonilla Norat, Luis Hernández Cruz & Susana Herrero among others.

After graduating he moved to Florida and earned his Masters Degree in Fine Arts at Florida State University.

In 1976, Ruben won awards in painting and drawing at the Festival de Navidad del Ateneo Puertorriqueño. In 1981 he received an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Florida Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. His work is included in the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in San Juan, The Mobil Oil Caribe Corporation in San Juan, and was recently a part of the Serie Project in Austin, Texas. Miranda was also a finalist in The Hunting Prize Art Exhibit in Houston, and has shown his work in other exhibits in the DFW Metroplex and in Puerto Rico.

Living in Grapevine, TX for the over two decades, Miranda works as a Graphic Designer for The Dallas Morning News. He is a member of the Visual Art Society of Texas, The Texas Artist Coalition and The Artist Coalition of Puerto Rico.

Artist’s Work

Rostro de mujer
Ruben miranda

Rosrto de Mujer

By Ruben Miranda

Selected Exhibitions

  • Careos y Relevos, Museo de Arte Moderno de Puerto Rico
    San Juan, PR, 2010
  • Serie Project at Coronado Studios
    Austin, TX, 2010
  • Magic Mirrors and Alter Egos, Artists Self Portraits Exhibit at Bath House Cultural Art Center
    Dallas, TX, 2009
  • Texas Artist Coalition Membership Exhibit, Fort Worth Art Center
    Fort Worth, TX, 2009

Press and Accolades

  • 6º Salón de Arte, Compañía Mobil Oil Caribe, Painting Award
    1982
  • Individual Artist Fellowship from the Florida Fine Arts Council and The National Endowment for the Arts
    1981

Education

  • Florida State University, M.F.A.
    Tallahassee, FL,1981 
  • University of Puerto Rico, B.A.
    Rio Piedras, PR ,1975