@ a NYC store window
For more of my Christmas photos, go to www.flickr.com/photos/clarisel. Click on the Navidad '08 set.
Sunday, December 28, 2008
@ a NYC store window
Thursday, December 25, 2008
For more Christmas photos, go to my Navidad '08 set at www.flickr.com/photos/clarisel.
Merry Christmas from NYC.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
You can buy a gift certificate for as little as $25.
Friday, December 19, 2008
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Monday, December 15, 2008
Boricuation honors me with a certificate of appreciation for my work with the Puerto Rican community as part of Puerto Rico Sun Communications. I was a guest on Boricuation's radio show last Sunday and was given this nice surprise. On the show, I spoke about my work with PRSUN Communications as well as my photography.
From left, Jose Medina, founder and CEO, Boricuation Cultural Foundation and www.boricuation.com, me, and painter and Boricuation radio co-host Aguilar Marrero.
(photo by G-Positive)
Saturday, December 13, 2008
This cute little boy plays Juan Diego for the day.
For more of my photos of the Guadalupe celebration at St. Jerome's Church in the South Bronx, go to www.flickr.com/photos/clarisel. Click on the "Our Lady" photo set.
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Saturday, November 29, 2008
FRAMING AIDS 2008, Queens’ Annual Observance of World AIDS Day
Through the Arts, a program of QMAD, Queens Media
Arts Development, presents an Art Exhibition, Film Screenings, Panel Talks, and Online Multimedia Projects from November 30 through December 22 in various venues in Queens, NYC.
I'm pleased to report that I will be shooting the Framing AIDS exhibit again this year at the invitation of artist Hector Canonge. I will be shooting the opening reception tomorrow and the film screenings on Monday.
Go to www.qmad.org for more information and the full lineup of events.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
@ Mass in honor of Our Lady of Providence, patroness of Puerto Rico, at St. Jerome's Church, the Bronx
For more of my photos of Our Lady of Providence, go to www.flickr.com/photos/clarisel. Click on the "Our Lady" photo set.
Sunday, November 23, 2008
@ the Puerto Rican Artisans Fair & Exhibit, NYC
(photo by Milagros Gonzalez)
To view some of the photos I was showcasing, go to
Saturday, November 22, 2008
Puerto Rican Artisans Fair & Exhibit today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., St. Paul the Apostle Church, Manhattan. Visit my table.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
New photo set: "Live Your Culture"
Images document Puerto Rican Heritage Month celebrations in NYC.
Monday, November 17, 2008
Mass in honor of Our Lady of Providence, patroness of Puerto Rico, at St. Patrick's Cathedral
(After Mass at the Cathedral, the image of Our Lady of Providence, was taken in a caravan to the Bronx for a novena and a celebration at Sacred Heart parish.)
To view more photos, visit www.flickr.com/photos/clarisel. Click on the "Our Lady" photo set.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
You are invited.
I will have a table here. I will be showcasing my boricua-related photography as well as promoting my Puerto Rico Sun community media project.
See you there.
For more information on Comite Noviembre, go to www.comitenoviembre.org.
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Wednesday, November 5, 2008
ON TV -- President-elect Barack Obama makes history. He is the first African American who will serve as president of the United States.
He kisses his wife Michelle.
I decided to convert this photo to a black and white as a symbolic gesture of the history being played out.
For more of my election photos, go to
Monday, November 3, 2008
Monday, October 27, 2008
Follow the link to my aStore
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
Here's a show description:
What is respect for you? STOP, BREATHE deeply, and answer the question.
Your answer will be part of an art performance by artist FABIO PIETRANTONIO.
This web site (www.stopbreatherespect.com) is an art installation that will be presented in London October 13 - 24, 2008 at the FIAT FLAGSHIP STORE - 105 Wigmore Street. People can upload notes, images and videos at the show or at home.
Visit www.stopbreatherespect.com to view the show.
Sunday, September 28, 2008
ArtBistro brings members of the visual art community together to network, advance careers, and to foster a community with exclusive benefits where information about artists and designers is provided by artists and designers.
In 2008, ArtBistro joined with Monster Worldwide to accelerate growth and to improve the career and educational opportunities for our members. Monster's vision is to bring people together to advance their lives, which is a perfect fit for ArtBistro.
Check out my page and photos at ArtBistro. Search for clarisel.
Saturday, September 6, 2008
Shop features items with my photography.
See you at Zazzle.
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
For my recent photos from Greenwich, Connecticut, visit my New England set at www.flickr.com/photos/clarisel.
Monday, August 25, 2008
I recently went on a photo journey to the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx.
Check out my collection of photos from my day at the garden.
Monday, August 18, 2008
a scene @ Craigslist Foundation's Nonprofit Boot Camp in NYC
To see more photos of my day at boot camp, go to my site at
Go to the Craigslist Foundation Nonprofit Boot Camp '08 set.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Check out my photo published as a "Bronx Still Life" at the Bronx News website at www.bxnews.net, a local community newspaper covering the Bronx. Click on the photo link at Bronx News and it will take you to my Bronx Latino, a community lifestyle blog covering the Bronx with a Latino twist at www.bronxlatino.blogspot.com.
Support community media.
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
The Craigslist Foundation has asked me to return to shoot and blog the upcoming Nonprofit Boot Camp on Saturday, August 16, at NYU. While there, I plan to take advantage of the bootcamp's presentations and workshops related to social entrepreneurship and technology.
I covered this bootcamp last year and had a lot of fun. It was also a learning experience.
For more information on the bootcamp that focuses on how to start and run a vibrant nonprofit, go to www.craigslistfoundation.org/ny. Presentations and workshops include nonprofit basics, fundraising, lobbying, advocacy and more. Registration is $75.
For more photos of last year's bootcamp, visit my site at www.flickr.com/photos/clarisel and click on the Craigslist photo set.
(photo by Clarisel Gonzalez)
Friday, July 18, 2008
Thursday, July 3, 2008
I am starting a stamp collection at zazzle.com with customized images of photos I have taken that are good to use for your mail. Zazzle Custom Stamps are real US Postage. Zazzle is an approved vendor of the USPS.
signed photo -- Flags Line photo depicting a line of Puerto Rican flags in a Bronx neighborhood.
signed photo -- A Flower's Beauty photo depicting a rose at a community garden in NYC's Lower East Side.
Visit me at www.zazzle.com/prsuncom
More products will be added soon.
In the meantime, you can visit my other shops at Imagekind, Etsy or Cafepress for more customized products.
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Back in 2007, you kindly gave us permission to include your credited photo in our Schmap New York Guide.
This is just a quick note to let you know that Schmap Guides have now been released for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Your photo in the iPhone version of our Schmap New York Guide is at:
(If you are using a desktop computer, this link will show you exactly how your photo is displayed and credited in the iPhone version of our guide.)
Managing Editor, Schmap Guides
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Monday, May 26, 2008
Susan Sermoneta (aka Susan NYC here on flickr) shoots a photo of me at a Washington Heights rooftop.
Check out a related story I wrote for the Manhattan Times about Susan at www.manhattantimesnews.com or pick up the current edition (May 22-28, page 9). This photo was published in the Manhattan Times.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Here's the link to the article and the photo
See related story I wrote for the Manhattan Times newspaper at www.manhattantimesnews.com (May 15 edition, page 7).
Monday, May 19, 2008
Saturday, May 10, 2008
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Wednesday, February 6, 2008
I shot this photo of Saul Arellano and wrote an article for the Manhattan Times in September 2007. It was about an immigration rally in Washington Heights. Since then, Saul, an American citizen, has returned to Mexico to live with his mom Elvira Arellano, who was deported because she was undocumented. The Arellanos had made headlines in the U.S.