PRIDA Ponce Vejigante Mask Workshop

Felipe Rangel discussed the process of mask making.
Photo by Michael Carlo

Felipe Rangel, a Puerto Rican folk artist and teacher of Ponce’s carnival, hosted a PRIDA Ponce Vejigante Mask Workshop on Saturday, July 13 at Bronx Music Heritage Center. As one of the only vejigante maskmakers in NYC, Rangel led a presentation on the history of the masks which are one of Puerto Rico’s most colorful arts and crafts.

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