Soraida Martinez, The Artist Known for Verdadism, is Guest on Another View PBS Television Program

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Soraida Martinez, the Harlem-New York born artist of Puerto Rican heritage who is known for creating Verdadism, will appear as a guest on "Another View", a Trenton-New Jersey based PBS television program

focusing on new perspectives and creative thinkers. Since debuting Verdadism in 1992, Soraida has been recognized for her socially-conscious art, which is being used by educators nationwide to teach diversity and as cover art for books and scholarly publications. Featured will be 5 of Soraida's figurative-abstract hard-edge paintings with social commentaries... including Interracial Family: The Way Society Sees It, What Prejudice Looks Like, La Vida Es Dura Una Mujer Como Yo and Following My Intuition. A book on Verdadism has been written by Soraida and is entitled: Soraida's Verdadism: The Intellectual Voice of a Puerto Rican Woman on Canvas; Unique, Controversial Images and Style.

Show times are Tuesday, December 26, 2000 at 6:30PM and Sunday, December 31, 2000 at 12 noon. In New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York, please tune to your local station for program information. To learn about the artist and her Verdadism art, visit this website


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Victor Edgar Rivera