Migdalia Quintana

Migdalia Quintana is an artist from Puerto Rico. She lived in Oak Park, Illinois for six year (2014- 2020) and now is a new resident of Jacksonville, Florida. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marine Biology from the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao. She's also a calligrapher, professional photographer, professor, public speaker and writer. She is the author of the book Cuando el Corazón Pinta (When the Heart Paints), a collection of some of her works of art, reflections, poetry and life lessons for lovers of art and inspirational reading. 

For 18 years she was a dedicated professional photographer and in 2000, became president of the Federation of Wedding Photographers of Puerto Rico, FFBPR, the same organization which awarded her the degree of Master Photographer for her achievements in photographic competitions. In the year 2003 she won the Prism Master award, being the only award given in this category of the competition.

She took art classes with art teachers in the Art League of Old San Juan in Puerto Rico along with private classes with other art teachers. The artist's style is figurative and her works primarily has women as the theme, using acrylic on canvas as a medium.

Exhibits and Special Projects

Individual Art Exhibit Rhema                                       September 2017    Richard M.Daley Public Library                                   Chicago, Illinois

 

Individual Art Exhibit Supranatural                                June 2016            Peck Elementary School                                             Chicago, Illinois

 

Individual Art Exhibit Supranatural                                July 2015            Oak Park Public Library                                              Oak Park, Illinois                                                                                                     

Collective Art Exhibit Hermandad Artistica de Humacao  January 2014

Centro de Arte Angel Lito Peña.                                  Humacao, P.R.

        

Author of the book  Cuando el corazón Pinta (When the Heart Paint) 2013                                                 

Individual Art Exhibit  Between Chronos and Kairos        November 2013    Library Aguedo Mojica of the University of Puerto Rico.   Humacao P.R.                                                           

Individual Art Exhibit Chozeh                                      November 2012   Library Aguedo Mojica of the University of Puerto Rico    Humacao, P.R.                                                     

Agenda and Calendar 2014                                    November 2013

Project of the Graphic Arts Department of the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao

 

Prominent Woman in the Women’s Week in the city of Humacao, P.R.          Honored by the city government, Chamber of representatives and Senate of government of P.R.  by her contribution to the Education, Photography, Fine arts and Voluntary work in the faith community.             March  2013

 

Agenda and Calendar  2013                                   November 2012

Project of the Graphic Arts Department of the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao

 

Individual Art Exhibit  Portal de Gloria (Gate of Glory)    August 2012          Court of Justice of Humacao, Puerto Rico                      Humacao, P.R.                                                                          

Individual Art Exhibit  Portal de Gloria  (Gate of Glory).  May 2012            Art Center Ángel “Lito” Peña                                      Humacao P.R.

 

Individual Art Exhibit Portal de Gloria  (Gate of Glory)    March 2012          Senate Puerto Rican Art Gallery, El Capitolio                San Juan, P.R.      

 

Colletive Art Exhibit Reflejos de Luz                             November 2011

Women Fine Arts Association, Inc 

Los Próceres Museum                                               Cabo Rojo, P.R. 

 

Individual Art Exhibit  Pinto Luego Medito                    2010                    Center of Art, Culture and Tourism “La Casona”                                        Library Aguedo Mojica of the University of P.R. in Humacao 

Humacao Community College                                  Humacao, P.R.

 

Prisma Master Award in Photography                         2003

 

President of  Federación de Fotógrafos de Boda de Puerto Rico                  (Photographer Federation in P.R.)                               1999 to 2001