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Moses Ros
Patriasana | Art & Wall Decor by Moses Ros | Fordham Road Station in Bronx
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Patriasana - Art & Wall Decor

Featured In Fordham Road Station, Bronx, NY

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In Patriasana, Wholesomeland, figures dance in a joyful frieze across the station, their brilliant colors and undulating forms evoking the vibrant nature of Fordham Road. The figures’ shaped background panels represent basic wholesome items sold in the shops lining Fordham Road such as an umbrella, a hat, a coat, boots, pants, and gloves. The border between panels and the rectangular window edge is made of translucent glass, allowing the background colors of Fordham Road to provide a muted backdrop. These original images are created as paintings on canvas and carved wood, translated into fused and faceted glass windows.

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Moses Ros
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Wescover creator since 2018
Moses Ros is a sculptor, painter, and printmaker who also creates large-scale public art commissions for the City of New York and other urban centers in the United States. Awarded commissions for public sculpture include the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, the Bronx Council for the Arts, and the New York City Housing Authority, as well as for stained-glass windows for the Metropolitan Transit Authority. He has had solo exhibitions at the Yeshiva University Museum in New York, the Paterson Museum in New Jersey, and el Instituto de Cultura y Arte in Santiago, Dominican Republic. He has also had one-person exhibitions at such galleries as the Mary Anthony Art Galleries in New York and the Solar Gallery in East Hampton, New York. His work is held in corporate and public collections, including the Smithsonian Museum of American Art and El Museo del Barrio. Ros earned a B.Arch. from Pratt Institute. He works as an architect in Queens, New York, and creates his art in the Bronx, New York.