© David Velasco 2016

B.F.A. Ringling College of Art and Design (Photography and Digital Imaging) May 2012
M.A.T. Lake Forest College of Art and Design (K-12 Visual Arts), Expected May 2019

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).

EXHIBITIONS

2016Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL
“Brian”, solo

2015Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL
“Guided Nature Walk”, solo

2014Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL
“Salad Utopia”, solo

2013Light Grey Art Lab, Minneapolis, MN
“Six Degrees”, group
Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, IL
“Friends of Wilmette Public Library Juried Show”, group
Perspective Gallery, Evanston, IL
“fl_mosh”, solo

2012Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, IL
“Friends of Wilmette Public Library Juried Show”, group
Selby Gallery, Sarasota, FL
“RCAD Senior Thesis Show”, group
Willis Smith Gallery, Sarasota, FL
“Best of Ringling 2012”, group (juried)
Roskamp Exhibition Hall, Sarasota, FL
“The Photo Show 2012”, group (juried)
Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, FL
“Synerscapes”, group

Work Experience:
•Print Manager, Laser Reproductions, Inc. (April 2014 - Dec 2016)
•Media Intern, Lillstreet Art Center (Sept. 2012 - Aug 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)

Affliations:
Gallery Member, Perspective Group and Photography Gallery, Evanston, IL (2012 - 2017)