New Mural at Davey Lopes!

The City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, Department of Public Property and Department of Recreation commissioned six RI- based artists including YSANEL to design and install a mural using “parachute cloth” at Dave’s Lopes Recreation Center with Amber Art & Design. 

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Fidelity featured YSANEL at Waterfire #FindYourFidelity

Celebrating new job opportunities at their Smithfield location while vending at the November 2021 Waterfire in Downtown, Providence - the company invited YSANEL to paint live - showcasing her own style and personality while promoting their recent campaign called "Find Your Fidelity".

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Commissioned mural for Lowe's Centennial Celebration! #Lowes100Murals

Lowe's celebrated their 100'th birthday in 2021 and one of the ways they did so was with 100 murals at 100 different stores across the US. The company commissioned YSANEL to paint the mural that lived outside of the Lowe's on Quaker Lane in Warwick, RI.

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YSANEL joins WaterFire Accelerate!

“We are pleased to announce the launch of WaterFire Accelerate, a year-long professional development program for an inaugural cohort of five (5) artists under 30 years of age working in a variety of media.”

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"Me Fui"

In September of 2021, YSANEL's latest body of work called "Me Fui" was exhibited at AS220's Aborn Gallery. The collection is anticipated to show again in NYC in 2022.

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Unveiling "Madeline"

On April 10th, of 2021, community members gathered to celebrate the reopening of Rogers Recreation Center and to unveil "Madeline", a permanent mural installed by YSANEL.

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Public Art Residency at Rogers Rec

The Department of Art, Culture and Tourism of the City of Providence and Rogers Recreation Center are proud to announce Providence artist Ysanel Torres has been awarded the City’s first Public Art Residency in a City Agency.

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In the Winter of 2020, YSANEL launched their own custom wooden tray company based out of Providence, RI. Check out their recent orders on the YsaTrays Instagram page below!

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"If These Walls Could Talk"

YSANEL's public art project from 2014 called Sound the Alarm on Female Empowerment was featured in Providence Monthly’s August 2019 issue called The Faces of Street Art.

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Safe School Advocate

In support of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence and One Gun Gone, YSANEL read a poem at a Safe Schools Act Rally held at the Rhode Island State House in June 2019.

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AS220, the Guatemalan Center of New England, and RISD’s Exposé Gallery presented “Mejunje: Juegos del Nagual”, a Latino art exhibit featuring local young artists from the Guatemalan Center of NE and AS220. 

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Washington Park Library

AS220 Youth Staff John Bhogal and Nick Carter, apprentice Eric Ramos and Youth members Ariel Brito and YSANEL worked together to design and install a mural on the exterior wall of Washington Park's Providence Community Library.

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