Robert Prieto

Rob Prieto is a contemporary Puerto Rican artist celebrated for his vibrant paintings and murals. Renowned for his distinctive use of spray, oil, and acrylic paints, Prieto crafts visually compelling narratives that often feature themes of birds, flowers, hot air balloons, and elements of the ecosystem.

Born in 1981 in Bayamon, PR, Prieto spent his formative years in Dorado, PR. In 2002, at the age of 21, he enlisted in the military, a journey that culminated in his retirement at the age of 42 in 2023. During this time, he concurrently pursued education, earning a BS from DeVry University in 2017.

Prieto’s artistic journey took center stage when he was showcased as one of the emerging artists at the Museo de Artes de Puerto Rico. Following his dedicated military career, he redirected his passion towards art, finding solace and purpose in the realm of self-expression.

Currently residing and creating in Dorado, PR, Prieto’s works have garnered recognition and found homes in multiple private collections. His artistic footprint extends to impactful public domain mural installations, enriching the cultural landscape with his distinctive visual language. Prieto’s art encapsulates not only his mastery of technique but also a profound connection to his Puerto Rican roots and the diverse elements of the natural world.

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