Derrick Velasquez

Derrick Velasquez

Derrick Velasquez (b. 1982, Lodi) is an artist and curator based in Denver, Colorado. He holds a BFA in Studio Art and a BA in Art History from the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as an MFA from The Ohio State University. His most recent exhibitions include solo shows at The Herron School of Art and Design, The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, The Black Cube Nomadic Museum, and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Velasquez also had group exhibitions at Flowers Gallery, Transmitter and The Frame Gallery at Carnegie Mellon. In 2017, he was the recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors, and in 2019, the MacDowell Colony Fellow. Derrick Velasquez also runs Yes Ma’am Projects, an artist run gallery. His work places sculpture and installation in dialogue with architecture and design.

 

Derrick Velasquez (né en 1982, Lodi) est un artiste et commissaire basé à Denver, Colorado. Il est titulaire d'un BFA en Arts plastiques et d'un BA en Histoire de l'art de l'Université de Californie à Santa Barbara ainsi qu'un MFA de l'Ohio State University. Ses expositions les plus récentes étaient présentées au Herron School of Art and Design, au Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, au Black Cube Nomadic Museum, ainsi qu’au Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Il a aussi exposé à la Flowers Gallery, Transmitter, The Frame Gallery à Carnegie Mellon. En 2017, Velasquez était récipiendaire de la Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors, ainsi que d'un prix MacDowell Colony Fellow en 2019. Derrick dirige également Yes Ma'am Projects, une galerie d'art gérée par des artistes. Son travail place sculpture et installation en dialogue avec architecture et design.

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