|:||Lorenzo Homar, 1ER FESTIVAL DE TEATRO DE PONCE, 1967|
|:||Silkscreen theatrical festival poster|
|Lorenzo Homar was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1913, but studied painting at Pratt Institute and the Brooklyn Museum School. In 1951he began his association with the Taller de Gráfica of the División de Educación de la Comunidad in San Juan, first as a designer but from 1952 to 1957 as director. Along with Rafael Tufiño, Carlos Raquel Rivera, and others he also founded the Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño in 1950 in San Juan. He was appointed director of the Taller de Gráfica of the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña in 1957 and remained in this position until 1973. He was arguably the most influential of the artists working in the silkscreen medium in Puerto Rico. He maintains a studio in San Juan.
Source:Teresa Tió, EL CARTEL EN PUERTO RICO, México, Pearson Education México, 2003