Fernando Salicrup, co-founder and director of Taller Boricua, dead at 68

January 3, 2015 4:08 AM

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Fernando Salicrup, co-founder and director of Taller Boricua, dead at 68

The respected artist, teacher and East Harlem neighborhood cultural leader died Jan. 1. Helped establish Puerto Rican Workshop and other institutions including Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center and El Museo del Barrio.

East Harlemites will pay homage to a pivotal neighborhood cultural leader and pioneer who died last week.

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