Luis R. Cancel

Coltrane's Song , 2001, Acrylic on canvas. 41" x 30"
© 2018 Luis R. Cancel

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Luis R. Cancel's initial formal training as an artist began when he attended the Fiorello LaGuardia
High School for Music and Art in New York City (1967-1970).

After graduation, he decided to pursue a career in the visual arts, and entered the Pratt Institute
in 1970, where he majored in painting and printmaking with a minor in Psychology.

After earning his B.F.A. in painting from Pratt in 1975, Mr. Cancel received a study fellowship
from the American Friends Service Committee to research 20th Century Puerto Rican Art. In
1989-90, he went on sabbatical from the Bronx Museum of the Arts and attended MIT's Media
Lab while he completed a Master's in Public Administration at the John F. Kennedy School,
Harvard University.

Mr. Cancel has been a pioneer in the use of digital technology in the creation of works of art
and has been creating digital art works since the late 1980's.
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