Five Pipes: Five Eras (collaboration with youth & adults at Teaneck Creek Conservancy)

Bio / Artist Statement

Eduardo Adam-Rabel — formerly known as Eduardo Alexander Rabel — is a visual artist  based in Miami, Florida. Ranging in style from the expressionistic to the conceptual, his work explores both personal and social concerns. He works in a variety of media, including drawing, painting, photography, collage, installation, and community murals. He often incorporates found materials, taking advantage of the memories that inhabit them while at the same time reducing his environmental footprint. He thrives on projects that are site-specific or temporally specific, as well as public art projects that involve engage diverse communities.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, to a Cuban immigrant father and a Kentuckian mother, Eduardo received his B.F.A. from Cornell University and his M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts. His artwork has been included in Artlink@Sotheby's International Young Art (an invitational auction in Tel-Aviv), as well as a variety of other venues in New York, New Jersey, Mexico, and Florida. In 1998 he participated in the Cabras Project, an artists' residency program in a small mountain village in Mexico, where he painted his first community mural at the local kindergarten. Since then he has facilitated numerous collaborative murals with youth in New York, New Jersey, Kentucky and Florida. He has also directed an after-school program in Brooklyn and has worked as a teaching artist for a variety of organizations in New York City and Miami, including Arts for Learning and the Pérez Art Museum Miami. He has written numerous art reviews for and has taught at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and Unilatina International College. He currently works as an art teacher for Miami-Dade County Public Schools. In addition to being a visual artist, he plays congas and other percussion instruments, with a focus on Afro-Caribbean rhythms.

Highlighted Project

Follow Your Vision: a mural with portraits of 14 Black and Latino leaders: Click here for images. 

eduardo @ adam-rabel . com

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