Porto, AKA (Porto)
Born in New York , Studied Fine Art at Iona College, New Rochelle, NY,further studies... Academy of fine art Brera Milan, Italy and at home (Puerto Rico) studied at Artes Plasticas, Viejo San Juan. Among notable mentors: serigraphy with Eric Lluch (apprentice to Andy Warhol) and Metal sculpture with José Garcia Campos and studies with renown Watercolorist Judy Betts.
Antonio Member of Asociación de Acuarelistas de PR, and PAP UNESCO
Public Collections, Biblioteca Carnegie,Museo de Nuestra Raíz Africana,Turismo de PR, Searle Pharmaceutical, Caguas PR,San Juan Intercontinental Hotel, Isla verde ,PR, Hyatt Dorado Cerromar,PR. Eglesia de San Fransico ,Viejo San Juan.PR.
Awarded 2nd Prize for Grabados in EDNAP (El Dia Nacional del Artista Pintor Puertorriqueño) 1n 2001.
Private collections: Jennifer Lopez, Singer, Ruth Fernandez, Italian Singer, Laura Pausini, Governor of PR Sila Maria Calderon.
Also commissioned to create the costume and set design for Spanish version of "Midsummer Night's Dream" by Shakespeare, held at Bellas Artes de Guynabo in June, 1999.
Antonio Broccoli Porto Maintains his studio, Art Studio Porto in Viejo San Juan PR.