a literary journal published by the Black Earth Institute dedicated to re-forging the links between art and spirit, earth and society
Patrick McGrath Muñiz is a Houston based artist from Puerto Rico, who works primarily with oil paintings on canvas and retablos. His work is inspired after Renaissance, Baroque and Latin American colonial paintings while addressing issues such as colonialism, consumerism and climate change. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Fine Arts from the School of Fine Arts of San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2003 and a Master’s Degree (Summa Cum Laude) from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006. Patrick’s work can be found at the Albuquerque Museum and Spanish Colonial Arts Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, in Mesa, Arizona, at the Savannah College of Art and Design, in Savannah, Georgia, as well as at a number of private collections in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America.