artist CV

ovelazquez.studio@gmail.com
Born in Puerto Rico Lives and works in Chicago, IL
 
Education
2016
MFA Candidate on Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago IL.
2008 
BFA Printmaking, Humanities Faculty, University of Puerto Rico. 
 
Solo Shows
2015 “Me & the Devil Blues…” The Packing Plant, Nashville TN
2015-Pariah. Lexus: Grant for the artists. Art Museum of Puerto Rico (MAPR)
2013 "undo". Galeria de Arte Universidad Sagrado Corazon. Santurce PR.
2013 "TRASH" National Museum Of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture, Chicago IL, Trailer
Park Projects.
2011 “al borde…” Museum of Contemporary Art Puerto Rico.
2011. ‘We Love Garbage’ Rica The Gallery (RIP), San Juan PR.
 
Selected Group Shows
2014 Renuncias y Adopciones. Museo del Arsenal La Puntilla, Viejo San Juan. PR.
2013 Muestra Nacional de Arte 13. Museo del Arsenal la Puntilla, Viejo SanJuan PR.
2012 Concrete Ilusions. Villa Victoria Centre for the Arts. Boston MA.
2012 Trienal Poli-Grafica de San Juan, Latino America y el Caribe, Museum Arsenal de La Puntilla, ICP, San Juan , Puerto Rico.
2011 ”El punto” a drawing exhibition. CartWatch, Santurce. PR.
2011 “ The Dialectic City”, Curated Proyect by Carla Acevedo Yates, LAB. Santurce Puerto Rico.
2011 “Museo de Historia sobrenatural”, Area lugar de proyectos. Caguas Puerto Rico.
2011 “Carry on, Puerto Rico inspected” Villa Victoria center of the Arts, Boston MA.
2010 Valoarte. Arte+Mercado+Obra Social. Centro de las artes y la tecnologia La
Aduana. Costa Rica.
2010 Beyond Borders: curated by Benjamin Ortiz,  at the Bendheim Gallery, Greenwich Arts Council, Conneticut.
2009 Muestra Nacional de Arte 2009, Museo del Arsenal de la Puntilla, Instituto de
Cultura Puertorriquena, San Juan, PR.
2009 International Call for Young Artists 09, Galeria Luis Adelantado, Valencia,
Spain.
2009 San Juan Poly/Graphic Triennial, Latin America and the Caribbean, Museo del
2008 Poligrafias 08, Presentacion de proyectos Graficos contemporaneos, Sala Nacional de las Artes, Colombia.
2007 35th Yokosuka Peace Art Exhibition, Kanagawa, Japan.
2007 Engravers Group Show, PanAmerican Univerisity Texas, USA.
2007 Caribbean Engravers Exhibition, The Art House, McAllen, Texas, USA.
2007 5th Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia.
 
Fairs
2015 Expo Chicago, School of the Art Institute Chicago Booth (Upcoming)
2014 ArteBA. Trailer Park Proyects.Buenos Aires Argentina.
2012 (e)merge Art Fair, Washington DC
2012  Scope Art Fair. New York.
2011 Zona MACO. Contemporary Art Fair Mexico.
2008 SCOPE Art Fair, Miami Art District, Miami, FL.
 
Premios/Awards
2014 Lexus Grant for the Artist, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Santurce.
2008 Printmaking Prize : Carlos Marichal Medal, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.