< Frank Polanco
United States


Former Teacher, artist, Sketcher, investigator, and art critic, was born in Manhattan New York, of Dominican parents. In 1984 he graduated from the Dominican World University with the title of Clinical Psychologist, and in 1986 migrated to New York City. In 2001, he graduated from Lehman College, with a M.Ed in bilingual special education. He has participated in various art workshops in New York and Dominican Republic. He serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Alliance of Dominican American Visual Artists (ADAVA).


1994: Municipal Council of the Vega, Dominican Republic: Salesiano Don Bosco School. 1999: Art Space Maria Luisa, Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. 2006: Anthony Art Gallery New York. 2006: First Dominican Book Fair in New York. Dominican Culture Commissioner in New york. 2018: Bridging the Gab: Navigating Dominican and Dominican-American Identity. Annual National Dominican Student Conference Art Gallery at New York University.


Painting is a way of liberating the imagination from rationalism to discover the true value of things, places, and people.