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My Name is Pedro: A Visual Biography of Pedro Brull
July 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
This July Mills Gallery opens a new exhibition, a visual biography of the life and artistry of Pedro Brull.
Born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, Brull started his journey as an artist as an apprentice to well known Muralist Rafael Rios. Brull came to Orlando 20 years ago and brought with him, his strongly accented Puerto Rican Art. A common theme in Brull’s work is the statement of Puerto Rico as a US colony and the resulting complicated identity among it’s citizens.
“I call myself a storyteller, a graphic reporter of what surrounds me.” Pedro Brull wants you to know his culture, his religion, his world from a from a first-person perspective. This show is a retrospective of his 50-year career told through paint and heart.
This show will is presented by Boris Garbe and Nathaly Ruiz. It will run from July 12th to July 26th.