Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking

Oscar De Las Flores

Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking
Region: Islington, CANADA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2005

Oscar de las Flores was born in El Salvador. He is the founder of the Latino Canadian Cultural Association, based in Toronto, which offers a permanent space of exhibition for Latin and Latin-Canadian artists in Canada. Using ink on paper and encaustic paintings, de las Flores focuses on topics of social justice, politics, and human cruelty, but he specializes in printmaking. de las Flores currently divides his time between Oaxaca and Mexico City. He received his degree, with honors, from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 1997, and has shown extensively in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.



Oscar De Las Flores worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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