© David Velasco 2016

David Velasco, B.F.A.
Ringling College of Art and Design (Photography and Digital Imaging). Freelanced with fine artists, architects, and community organizations throughout the Chicagoland area. Participated in several group exhibitions, including some juried shows. Acted as curator for many fine arts exhibitions in the Sarasota, FL area. Exhibited work has included digital photographic prints, alternative process work (platinum palladium printing), video art, installation, and traditional printmaking (solar plate etchings and large relief prints). Represented by Perspective Photography Group and Gallery in Evanston, IL.

Upcoming Exhibitions:
Perpsective Gallery, October 2014

Recent Exhibitions:
•Friends of the Wilmette Library 31st Juried Art show (juried)
Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, IL. October 2013 - January 2014
•Six Degrees (Chosen to create new show specific work)
Light Grey Art Lab, Minneapolis, MN. December 2013
•fl_mosh, Perspective Photography Gallery, Evanston IL (feature show with David Obermeyer)
August 1-25 2013
•Friends of the Wilmette Public Library 30th Juried Art Show (juried)
Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, IL. October 2012
•Multiple Exposures (Group Show)
North Shore Community Bank, Wilmette, IL. October 2012
•Ringling College Photography Senior Thesis Show (Group Show)
Selby Gallery, Sarasota, FL. April 2012
•Best of Ringling 2012, Photography (juried) (Curator: Julie Saul)
Willis Smith Gallery, Sarasota, FL. April 2012
•The Photo Show 2012 (juried)
Roskamp Exhibition Hall, Sarasota, FL. February 2012
•Synerscapes (Group Show)
Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, FL. January 2012
•Abstractions (Group Show)
Red Panty Press, Sarasota, FL. December 2011
•Illuminations (Group Show)
Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, FL. November 2011
•Tapestrys of Travel (Group Show)
North Shore Community Bank, Wilmette, IL. October 2011
•The Photo Show 2011 (juried)
Roskamp Exhibition Hall, Sarasota, FL. March 2011
•Sound.Motion II (Group Show)
Idelson Studio, Sarasota, FL. December 2010

Self Published Books (available through Blurb):
•Neighbor (2012)
•41: An Architectural Experience (2011)
•Wilmette Park District Summer 2011 Visual Guide (2011)
•Critical Condition (2011)

Work Experience:
•Media Intern, Lillstreet Art Center (Sept. 2012 - August 2013)
•Print Assistant, Ringling College Print Services (Sept. 2011 – May 2012)
•Photographer, Wilmette Park District (May 2011 – Aug. 2011)
•Technical Specialist, Manning-Velasco Photography (May 2007 – Aug. 2008)

Awards/Recognition:
•Ringling College President’s List Fall 2009 – Spring 2012
•Works published, Wilmette Park District Summer 2012 Catalog
•Elected Class of 2012 Representative for Photography and Digital Imaging