Hexagonal Beacon Revival, Original Mixed Media Art


Meticulously crafted with gesso, cardstock, acrylic paints, inks, soft pastels, and charcoal, this piece focuses on the Arecibo Lighthouse in Puerto Rico.


Meticulously crafted with gesso, cardstock, acrylics, inks, soft pastels, and charcoal. This piece focuses on the Arecibo Lighthouse in Puerto Rico, which began operating in 1898. Unlike the lighthouses in Aguadilla and Maunabo, this one features a distinctive hexagonal shape. Closed in 1964 and later vandalized, a private company restored it in 2001.

  1. Architectural Distinction:
    • Captures the unique hexagonal architecture of the Arecibo Lighthouse.
    • Furthermore, the use of mixed materials contributes to the depth and authenticity of the representation.
  2. Historical Significance:
    • Highlights the historical journey of the Arecibo Lighthouse, from its establishment in 1898 to its closure in 1964 and subsequent restoration in 2001.
    • Indeed, its hexagonal structure sets it apart from other lighthouses, adding to its historical significance.
  3. Mixed-Media Technique:
    • Showcases the artist’s skill in utilizing various mediums to create a visually rich and engaging portrayal.
  1. Size: 12 x 16 inches
  2. For the same reason, it strikes a balance between size and detail.
  1. Puerto Rican Lighthouse Series:
    • It is part of a series dedicated to Puerto Rican lighthouses, thus making it a valuable addition to collections exploring the maritime history and architectural diversity of the region.
  2. Historical Art Display:
    • Serves as a visual testament to the journey of the Arecibo Lighthouse, making it suitable for display in historical and educational spaces, or as a conversation piece in homes.
  3. Educational Symbolism:
    • Teachers and educators can use this artwork to symbolize historical preservation, restoration efforts, and the cultural significance of landmarks in Puerto Rico.
  4. Arecibo Lighthouse Attraction:
    • For those who have visited the Arecibo Lighthouse and Historical Park, the painting becomes a nostalgic and meaningful memento, capturing the essence of the restored attraction.

In brief, this artwork not only captures the unique architectural features of the Arecibo Lighthouse but also celebrates its historical journey, restoration, and continued significance within Puerto Rico’s maritime landscape.

Important note:

Frames are for photography and aesthetics purposes only. The artwork is sent WITHOUT the frame.

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