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Yolanda Velázquez -Vélez (b.1969, Puerto Rico)

yvelazquezpr@yahoo.com  | www.yolandavelazquez.com | 787 248-4165

 

Education

• Atelier Contrepont. Printmaking course, Paris, France. 2002

• Printmaking open workshops, Academia San Carlos. Mexico. DF. 1998-99

• Art History and Arquitecture of Spain.  University of Barcelona, Spain. 1990

• BFA with a concentration in Drawing and Painting.

  The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. 1987-92

• Escuela Central de Artes Visuales. High School Diploma with a certificate in Visual Arts Studies with

  A concentration in Drawing and Painting. San Juan, Puerto Rico. 1984-87

 

Colections

• Stanford University Library. California, Unites States of America

• Benemérita Universidad Autónoma Puebla, Mexico

• University of Alicante Museum, Spain

• Museum of History, Anthropology and Arte of the University of Puerto Rico. Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

• Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico

• The New York Institute for Special Education. New York, United States of America

• Casa de las Américas. Havana, Cuba

• United Stated Library of Congress. Washington D.C., Unites States of América

• Dulce María Loynaz Cultural Center. Havana, Cuba

• National Libray of Puerto Rico, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

Individual Exhibitions

2017    “Periplos”, JVS Project Space, New York, United States of America

2012    “EL Diario de El CURIO” Universidad Interamericana Library, Bayamón, Puerto Rico

2011    “EL Diario de El CURIO” La Galería@EDP. EDP College. Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

2009    “EL Diario de El CURIO” Victoria Espinosa Theater Atrium. Santurce, Puerto Rico

2007    “Ejercicios del Reflejo; imagen apalabrada, palabra imaginada” San Juan Bautista Gallery. San Juan, Puerto Rico

2002    “From within...UNCERTAINTIES” Taller Boricua at Julia de Burgos Cultural Center. New York, USA

2001    “Del Tacto a lo Visual...o el sentido del Arte” Puerto Rico Tourim Company exhibition space. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

2000    “Tropimaquia” Galería Exodo. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

Collective Exhibitions

2019    •“Los cincuenta años de la Liga de Artes”, San Juan Museum. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

2018    •“Máxima Expresión, otras formas de ver y hacer libros”, Mexico National Library. Mexico City

2017    •“Línea Dura” Dr. Pío López Museum, University of Puerto Rico. Cayey, Puerto Rico

2017    •“Catarsis”. Museo de las Américas. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

             •“La réplica original 1917-2017 Duchamp: Ready made y gráfica de Puerto Rico y Puebla”, Arte Complejo Cultural Universitario Gallery. Beneplácita Universidad

               el estado de Puebla, México      

              •“Línea Dura”, Humanities Studies Department. University of puerto Rico. Mayaguez,Puerto Rico                

              •“Línea Dura”,Universidad Interamericana, Recintro   Metro. San Juan, Puerto Rico

2016    •“Arte y resilencia”, Museum of Contemporary Art. San Juan, Puerto Rico

2015    •“De mujer a mujer 2”, Ponce History Museum, Casa Zapater. Puerto Rico

2013    •“Mulier Mulieris”, University of Alicante Museum. Spain

2012    •“COLECTIVA 20-TÚ”, a salute to Foto Visura and the VIII International Photography Bienal of Puerto Rico at Galería Casa Jefferson. Santurce, Puerto Rico

2011     •“Mujeres dintintas formas” Junta Estatal de Elecciones exhibition space. San Juan, Puerto Rico

              •“El Grabado en Puerto Rico” The Capitol, José Tous Soto Gallery at the Camera Representatives space. San Juan, Puerto Rico

              •“Carry On: Puerto Rico inspected”, itinerant. Villa Victoria Center for the Arts. Massachussets/Boricua College. NY. USA/Institute of Puertorican Art and 

               Chicago, Illinois. EEUUCulture.   

  

2009    •“Muestra colectiva de pequeños formatos” Galería 778. Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

2008    •“Silk Aquatint: Painterly Graphics” Sidney Mishkin Gallery. Baruch College. NY, U.S.A.

               •“The Last Book” Buenos Aires National Library. Argentina

2007    •“La Persistencia en el Grabado Puertorriqueño”, itinerant. Museo de Las Américas.Cuartel de Ballajá. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico/ University of Puerto Rico/        

                Casa Escuté Cultural Center. Carolina Puerto Rico

               •“ICA Art Fair” Puck Building. SOHO. New York, United States of America

2006    •“Objetos de Gravamen y Causa” Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico

2005    •“Aquelarre” Shift Gallery. Toronto, Canada

               •“Seda Aguatinta: Gráfica pictótrica” Printmaking itinerant exhibition. Taller Boricua at The Julia de Burgos Culktural Center. New York, Unites States of                  America  

2004    •“Seda Aguatinta: Gráfica pictótrica” Printmaking itinerant exhibition. Department of State. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico/ Taller Boricua. New York, USA/        

                 Baruch College’s. Mishkin Gallery. New York,USA

2003    •”Ambitos” Galería Exodo. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

               •“Colección Permanente” Inaugural exhibition for the opening of the new permanet building of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico. Santurce,

                 Puetro Rico

                •“Muestra Nacional de Artes Plásticas” Raul Juliá Gallery. Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

                •“Lessedra Second World Art Print Annual Mini Print” National Palace of Culture. Sofia, Bulgaria

                •“Mini Print Internacional de Cadaqués” Taller Galería Fort. Barcelona, Spain

                •“Atelier (17) Contrepoint” itinerant. Escuela de Artes Plásticas Gallery. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico and Casa Escuté. Carolina, Puerto Rico

                •“Espejo, espejito” University of Valencia Gallery. Spain

                •“Mujeres Distintas Formas, Distintos Medios” itinerant. Caraybón Cultural Center. San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico and Angel Lito Peña Art Center. Humacao,

                  Puerto Rico

                •“First Annual PSS 3 inch Miniprint” Print Studio South Gallery. Charleston, South Carolina

2002     •“Yourself-Autoritratto” Sesto Senso. Bologna, Italy

                •“Reactions 911” Exit Art Gallery. New York, Unitesd States of America

                •“Notables sobresalientes” Students Gallery. Puerto Rico Museum of Art. San Juan, Puerto Rico

2001      •“Correspondencias” Dr. Pío López Martínez University Museum. University of Puerto Rico in Cayey.

                •“Transferencias” Raíces Gallery. San Juan. Puerto Rico

2000     •“Pequeño Formato” Raíces Gallery. San Juan, Puerto Rico

                •“Divas y otros mitos” Carnegie Library. San Juan, Puerto Rico

1999       •“4x4 en la Carnegie” Carnegie Library. San Juan. Puerto Rico

1997       •“ECOS artistas puertorriqueños” ist Cultural Exchange with the Education National Workers Union. Biblioteca Nacional de Educación-Centro Cultural SNTE.

                  Mexico, DF

1995       •“Footprints” Mexican Fine Arts Center & Museum. Chicago, Illinois

1992       •“Fellowship Exhibition” The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

                •“Cultural Exchange between Latino Artists from Chicago and Artists from Aguas Calientes”. Aguas Calientes Municipal Archives and Frida Khalo Gallery  in 

                  Mexico, DF

1991        •“Roots of Inner Space” South Shore Cultural Center. Chicago, Illinois

1988       •“3-D Sculpture” Betty Rhymer Gallery. The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. Illinois, USA

1987       •“Latino Expo” Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago. Illinois, United States of America

 

Bienals and Trienals

2015    “Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan, Latinoamérica y el Caribe, Puerto Rico

2004    “IV Mezinárodní Trienále Grafiky Praha 2004”. Klenová Gallery, Praga

2003    “Premio La Joven Estampa” Casa de las Américas. Havana, Cuba

              “1ra Bienal Iberoamericana de Grabado en Relieve Pequeño Formato de Xylon Argentina”. Museo Nacional del Grabado. Capital Federal, Argentina

2001    “XIII Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe” Antiguo Arsenal de la Puntilla. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Arts Organizations

• Member and co-founder of Jornadas del Grabado Puertorriqueño, Inc. Puerto Rico

• Founder and coordinator of Taller La Ciénaga. San Juan, Puerto Rico

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