NEPO

Juan Román, also known as Nepo, is a painter, printmaker and mural artist from Santurce, Puerto Rico, now living in Seattle, byway of New York City. He has studies in Printmaking and Art Education from the Escuela de Artes Plásticas in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. He has participated in many collaborative and solo mural projects in Puerto Rico, USA, Cuba, Colombia and Brazil; as well as collective and solo gallery exhibitions in Puerto Rico, USA, and Dubai.

Nepo's greatest influences are nature, punk rock music, tattooing, pop-art, graffiti, and theater.


2020
- Van Gogh Tribute Mural, Starry Night Pub, Seattle, WA
- Equality Mural, Ballard Alliance, Seattle, WA

2019
- Lake City Arts Council Grant for Kennelly Keys Music Store Mural, Seattle, WA
- "Transcend" Corografico's 14th Anniversary Collective Art Show, Queens, NY
- Lake City Arts Council Grant for Value Village Mural, Seattle, WA

2018
- Feature in Loop Magazine, Tokyo, Japan
- "Where Is Home?" Solo Exhibition, SenaSpace Gallery, New York City, NY
- Humacao Grita Mural Festival, Humacao, PR
- Fremont Mural, Seattle, WA
- Collaborative Mural @ The Well, Brooklyn, NY

2017
- Cartas para Cuba, Corografico. La Habana, Cuba
- "FemTrap" Art Show, Point Green Studios/Sofia Maldonado, Brooklyn, NY
- Amika Brand Building Mural Project, Brooklyn, NY
- "Come In Peas" Silkscreen Poster Show, El Local, Santurce, PR
- "Puerto Rico Libre" Mural, Brooklyn, NY

2016
- Fantasía Tropical Solo Exhibit. AW Valley Gallery, Wisconsin University, WI
- Mayfair Tower Art Show. Dubai, UAE
- Mural Corografico, Curritiba, Brasil
- Mural, Bogota, Colombia
- Solo exhibition at Chelsea's Wix Lounge, New York, NY

2015
- Basquiat Tribute Mural. City as School, New York, NY
- Bushwick Collective and Mana Contemporary Mural. Art Basel, Miami, FL

2014
- Cycling Cap Design for Cinelli, Italy
- Outsight In Collective Show. Exit Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
- Corografía Collective. Exit Room Gallery, NY
- Brooklyn is the Future Collective Show. The Vázquez, Brooklyn, NY
- 21 Precinct Collective Show. New York, NY

2013
- The Cogs Series
- Santurce es Ley 4, Mural Banco Popular, Santurce, PR
- Mundo de Papel Mural, Guaynabo, PR

2012
- Exhibition Wanted. Galeria Obra Alegría, San Juan, PR
- Exhibition Carry-On: PR Inspected Chicago. Institute of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture, Chicago, IL
- Mural and Installation for Campechada. Galeria Nacional, San Juan, PR
- El Corográfico collab mural for Los Muros Hablan, San Juan, PR

2011
- Graffiti Intervention for a 2 Story Building. Omart Galery, San Juan, PR
- Collective Show Monopatín. Galería 787, San Juan, PR
- Live Painting for Santurce es Ley Street Art Festival #3. Galería 787, Santurce, PR
- Exhibition Fíjate al movimiento. Galería 787, San Juan, PR
- Live Painting at Campechada. San Juan, PR

2010
- Exhibition for Santurce es Ley Street Art Festival #1, Santurce, PR
- Exhibition Regional Series Liga Pamper. Arsenal de la Puntilla, San Juan, PR
- Installation Bicijangueo. Santurce es Ley Street Art Festival #2, Santurce, PR
- 4 pages in Frescos: 50 Puerto Rican Artists under 35
- Bus Shelter Ad Project for Coca-Cola Puerto Rico/787 Studios

2009
- Art Auction. Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
- First place in solo category of Graphopoli Urban Art Competition, Puerto Rico

2008
- Exhibition Del ayer a lo tóxico. Executive Manolo, Santurce, PR
- Exhibition Código Siete. Circa 2009 Espacio 304, San Juan, PR

2007
- Exhibition Publica. Galería Igual Desto, Santurce, PR
- Exhibition Otra vez de vuelta a la inocencia. Black Box Art Foundation, San Juan, PR

2005
- Exhibition De vuelta a la inocencia. Galería Carlos Irizarry, San Juan, PR
- Exhibition Victrola Collective. Galería Cubo 1504, Santurce, PR

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