Tony Ramos

Tony Ramos, photo by Scott Lapham

Tony Ramos, photograph by Scott Lapham.

Originally from East Providence, Rhode Island, Tony Ramos was born in 1944, obtained a BA in art from Southern Illinois University and MA from California Institute of the Arts, Valencia. He lives and paints in France.

Source: NetWorks 2009-2010 Catalogue

Birth of the Tribes, 2009 Acrylic on canvas, 70½ x 70½ in.

Birth of the Tribes, 2009
Acrylic on canvas, 70½ x 70½ in.

Credits:

Video: Richard Goulis
Video excerpts:
“Hydroscapes,” Electron Movers © 1976, Laurie McDonald, Alan Powell, Philip Palombo, Dennis Hlynsky, Bob Jungels
“About Media,” Tony Ramos © 1977
“Plastic Bag Tie Up,” © 1971 Tony Ramos, Lowell Darling, Greg Edwards
“Mao Meets Muddy,” Tony Ramos © 1988
Cape Verde Independence July 5,6 1975 clip provided by Spia Media Productions, Inc. produced by: Claire Andrade-Watkins, videography by Tony Ramos
Additional footage: Phillippe Hérmoye, Ruth Dewitz
Group photograph: Salvatore Mancini
Music:
“Mileno,” “Nha Luz,” “Meiga” © 2004 Ze Rui DePina, Nha Luz, produced by Endemic Melodies
“Imagine Peace” by Phil Edmonds, The Gnomes, Everybody Must Get Gnomed, produced by Gnomes Records Production © 2008
“For Those No Longer With Us” by Phil Edmonds, The Gnomes To The Dance Floor, produced by Gnomes Records Production © 2006, the Gnomes: Cathy Clasper-Torch, Phil Edmonds, Ron Schmitt, Otis Reed, Peter Breen
“ff#2a,” Bob Jordan © 1998 4 Corners
Executive Producer: Joseph A. Chazan M.D.

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About:
- Highlighting the work of selected artists who have played vital roles in shaping the contemporary visual arts community in Rhode Island. This collection of brief video portraits provides a window into the lives, practices, and cultural contributions of professional artists.

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