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Elisa Velazquez

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Bite Me, 2009 Mixed Media 3 Ft X 6 Ft by 6 in
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Bite Me (detail), 2009 Mixed Media 3ft X 6 Ft X 6 in © 2009
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Torn , 2011 Crochet 18 X 5 X 3 Inches
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Fuego, 2006 Mixed Media 20 X 24 © 2007
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Mei Cai, 2006 Mixed Media 24 X 36 X 3 Inches © 2006
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Dramatica, 2004 Crochet 3 in X 9 in © 2004
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Media, 2007 Mixed Media 4 Ft X 3 Ft © 2007
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Want some candy, 2011 Crochet 18 X 5 X 3 Inches
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Carino, 2011 Mixed Media 26 X 20 X 2
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Aqui esta mi corazon, 2011 Yarn 30 X 16 X 3 Inches
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Shake Loose the Skin, 2011 Acrylic 18 X 24
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Lola, 2010 Mix Media 8 X 12
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Exile, 2011 Mixed Media Sculpture 10 X 18
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What ever Lola wants, 2011 Mixed Media 18 X 24
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La negra tiene tumbao, 2011 Acrylic 24 X 27
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Caballo Viejo, 2011 Mixed Media 30 X 36
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Princessa, 2010 Colored Pencil 11 X 14
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Honey, 2010 Ink and Giltter 5 X 8
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Bee, 2010 Colored Pencil 5 X 8
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Oz, 2005 Mixed Media 12 X 16
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Benetton Girls, 2006 Crochet 36 X 40
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Bestia, 2010 Pencil 5 X 8
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The Daniella, 2008 Plastic and Metal 2in X 3in © 2008
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Hiding from the beast but the beast was always here (Detail), 2010 Pencil 11 X 14
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Hiding from the beast but the beast was always here, 2010 Colored Pencil 11 X 14
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Pillows of the Gods Story Collection, August 25th and 26, 2011 Mixed Media and Flip Camera Audio
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Bite me Souvenir, March 2012 Leather 3 X 1x 18
Pillows of the Gods Change purse Souvenir, 2012 Crochet 3 X 3
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Torn, 2012 Crochet
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Princesa
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Princesa Colored Pencil
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Benneton Girls, 2009 Crochet
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Atlanta, Ga.
Birth year
1967
Lives in
Ridgewood, NY
Works in
Brooklyn, NY
Schools
New York University, 1999, Masters
1994, B.F.A.
Florida International University, 1994, B.F.A.
Representing galleries
Tags
arts-education mixed-media painting, sculpture
Statement

Elisa Velazquez

Elisamv@Yahoo.com

Born  in Atlanta, GA

 

Professional Related Experience:

2009-Present      Preschool Head Teacher, Brooklyn Child and Family Services, BrooklynNew York.

 

2008-2009          Teacher/Art Therapist Mentor, Free Arts, 2-6 grade art groups, multiple school sites.

2007-2008         Special Education Art Teacher,  High School of Telecommunications Arts and Technology. Brooklyn, NY (drawing, painting and sculpture)

1999- 2006         Art Therapist and Assistant Manager, CCMGrandStreetDayHealthSeniorCenter

BethAbrahamHospital, New York, New York (Multiple Medias)

 

Exhibition Record:

2009    

  • Tres Belles/ Three Person Show/ Camel Art Space/ Brooklyn, NY
  • Out Side the time zone/ Group Show/ Camel Art Space/ Brooklyn, NY

2007    

  • Heart Strings /Group Show/ 119 Space / Brooklyn, NY

2006

  • AC-5 / Group Show / Diesel Galley / Brooklyn, NY

2005    

  • Now Playing / ParaSite Gallery / Beacon, NY
  • AC4 / Group Show / Diesel Gallery / Brooklyn, NY

2004    

  • Multiplicity Space 722 / Group Show / Project Space 722 / Brooklyn, NY
  • AC2/ Group Show / Grand Central / Brooklyn, NYAC3 /Group Show / Grand Central /Brooklyn              

2003

  • 9th Annual Benefit Raffle / Invitational / PS122 Gallery / NYC

2002

  • 8th Annual Benefit Raffle / Invitational / PS122 Gallery / NYC
  • Night of 1000 Drawings / Benefit Show / The Artist Space / NYC

2001

  • 7th Annual Benefit Raffle / Invitational / PS122 Gallery / NYC
  • Night of 1000 Drawing / Benefit Show /  The Artist Space / NYC
  • d-Art projects D9 /Group Show/ Remote Lounge / Bowery, NYC
  • d-Art projects D8 / Group Show/Pier 40 / Hudson River Park Day / NYC

2000    

  • d-Art projects / Group Show /Roof Top Space/ Dumbo, Brooklyn, NYC
  • d-Art projects D6 / Group Show/Fun Video Club / Chinatown, NYC
  • d-Art projects D5 / Group Show/Pier 40 / Hudson RiverPark / NYC
  • d-Art projects D4 / East River Park Fireboat House and Paddleboat Courts / NYC

1999      

  • Fractured Curtain: Japan Metro / Digital Poster roaming group show in
  • Japanese Metro stations / Tokyo, Japan

1997    

  • Small Works Holiday Group Show/ PS122 Gallery/New York, NY
  • Small Drawings Holiday Group Show/ The DrawingCenter/New York, NY

1996   

  • Resting Places / Group Show/ MDCC Gallery/ Miami, Florida

1995

  • League of their own / Group Show / EspanolaWayArtCenter / Miami Beach, Fl
  • Four Women / Group Show / AllianceArtCenter / Miami Beach, Fl.

1994

  • Body Positive Aids Benefit Exhibition / Juried / Miami, Fl.
  • Joint Graduate Exhibition / Invitational / New World Gallery / Miami, Fl.
  • 14th Annual Student Show / Juried The ArtsMuseum of FIU/ Miami, Fl.
  • BFA Exhibition / The Art Museum of FIU / Miami, Fl.

 

Education :

2007-Present     Masters in Early Education, Long IslandUniversity.

1999                 Masters in Art Therapy, New YorkUniversity

1994                 Bachelors of Fine Arts, FloridaInternationalUniversity, MiamiFlorida

 

Area(s) of Specialization: Crocheted Sculpture, Installation Art, Painting and Ceramics,

Languages: English, Conversational Spanish, and select Cantonese and Fijianese art terms and greetings.

 

Honors and Awards:

1993 Liquitex Excellence in Art Award.

1992 F.I.U. Visual Arts Department Scholarship.