In 2014 and 2015 Puerto Ricans and US Virgin Islanders celebrated their friendship with a photographic art exhibit about life in the comfort zone.

Works by:
ADÁL / ae.i.ou / Denise Bennerson / David Berg / Diane M. Butler / Nicole Canegata / Janet Cook-Rutnik / Lionel Cruet / Mónica Félix / Tina Henle / Liza Morales / Erik Miles / Ray Miles / Marta Mabel Pérez / Herminio Rodríguez / Steve Simonsen / William Stelzer / Rebecca Zilenziger // Curator: Lisa Ladner


Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
25 de junio-25 de octubre 2015 / June 25-October 25, 2015



Apertura / Opening
Jueves, 25 de junio, 2015 / Thursday, June 25, 2015
7:00 PM

Sábado familiar: Guerreros de luz / Saturday Family Workshop
Taller creativo con la artista Liza Morales / Creative workshop with artist Liza Morales
Sábado, 27 de junio, 2015 / Saturday, June 27, 2015
1:00 PM

Recorrido con los artistas y la curadora / Guided tour with the artists and the curator
con/with: Victor Nieto (ae.i.ou), Liza Morales, Herminio Rodríguez, Rebecca Zilenziger, Lisa Ladner
Domingo, 28 de junio, 2015 / Sunday, June 28, 2015
2:00 PM

Conversatorio: 9 de julio 2015, 7 PM

Conversatorio: 9 de julio 2015, 7 PM

Conversatorio: La fotografia como herramienta de cambio social / Talk: Photography as a Tool for Social Change
con David Berg, Liza Morales, Herminio Rodríguez y Lisa Ladner /
with David Berg, Liza Morales, Herminio Rodríguez and Lisa Ladner
Jueves, 9 de julio, 2015 / Thursday, July 9, 2015
7:00 PM


Talleres Empresarismo
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Con el apoyo de:
Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts
Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Programa de Artes Plásticas
El Status – Independent Platform for Contemporary Puerto Rican Art
M & N Aviation
Fundación Arana
Banco Popular de Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico TV
Allegro 91.3 FM
El Nuevo Día


Exhibit on the 2nd floor of the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts in Frederiksted, St. Croix, USVI
Sept 19-Nov 20 (extended through Dec 1), 2014, Thu-Sat, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM (+ Cruise Ship Days)

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Program at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts,

Opening Reception
Friday, September 19, 2014
5:00 PM

Followed by Sunset Jazz on the waterfront in Frederiksted

Panel Discussion
An interdisciplinary look at (post-)colonialism
With Roland Roebuck, participating artists/photographers and Lisa Ladner
Saturday, September 20, 2014
10:00 AM

Artists’ Roundtable
Strategies for making it here and there
For and with participating artists/photographers, and other creatives and entrepreneurs
Saturday, September 20, 2014
3:00 PM

Become an entrepreneur!

Become an entrepreneur!

Leave the Comfort Zone: become an entrepreneur!
Join us at CMCArts for a special workshop co-hosted by the UVI Small Business Development Center (
Emphasis on starting and maintaining your own business in the creative industries.
Free admission and open to the public!
10:00-12:00: Opening remarks and presentation by Glenn McDuffy of the SBDC.
12:00-12:30: Break, light refreshments provided. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch.
12:30-3:30: Second half of Glenn’s presentation. Group feedback; closing remarks.
Friday, November 14, 2014
10:00 AM-3:30 PM


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Sponsors: M & N Aviation, Pazos Fuel, The Wooden Box