About Ermelinda Cortes

Ermelinda “ErmeArt” Cortes exhibits currently in the United States, Europe, Canada and Puerto Rico. ErmeArt’s paintings and illustrations harmonize her Asian/AfroLatinx Culture with literature, myth and fantasy. Her photograph and films reflect on her Taino ancestry and love affair with the city of her birth, New York.

Erme’s documentary “We are Still Here, The Taino Lives!” has won an Excellence Award at the Rincon International Film Festival and won “Official Selection” status at the Los Angeles CineFest Film Festival.
She is currently working on future exhibits.

“Whether it is with my paintbrush or my camera, I guide the narrative while allowing the creative force of the work to guide me. When it comes to my illustrations or paintings, I work with many mediums, watercolor, oil, acrylics and pastels on canvas or paper. Nature, literature and my Afro Latinx culture fuel my inspiration. I love giving a classic subject new life on canvas. Photography enables me to reveal diverse New York City perspectives. Which intertwines with filmmaking. With my documentaries I reflect history/society to reveal culture and history from a new perspective.”-ErmeArt

Reaching for the stars from New York City to the world. ErmeArt Brings joy and consciousness with every film frame and brush stroke. As her brand continues to grow, so does her vision to be the best version of herself in everything that she sets her mind on accomplishing. Creativity is limitless, to continue to experiment and create and provoke in diverse mediums is her dream and legacy.

Imdb Page: here

8 replies to “About Ermelinda Cortes

    1. JORGE! Hermano del alma! Good to hear from You! Congratulations On your retirement! Once the weather gets nice we have to get the families together! Give Nanaturey a big hug! Love and hugs to you and your family! Blessings!

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