El camino
Date 2014
Dimensions 6 1/2" x 10 1/2" x 4"
Category Sculpture
Medium 1966 “El Camino” model 1:16 scale, wood, plastic, foam, paper, aluminum, rope and Acrylic
Genre Contemporary
Period 21st Century

Omar Velázquez

"El camino" (2014)

Description

Biography

Printmaker, creator of installations. Velázquez obtained his BFA with a major in printmaking at Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, in 2008. He was awarded twice the First Honorable Mention from Primer Certamen de Arte Joven of Oriental Group (2008 and 2010) and the Lexus Grant in 2013. He has shown his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions locally and internationally, in countries such as Japan, Republic of Macedonia, United States, Mexico and Colombia. Inspired by the environment, and events that surround him, he makes use of mixed media, printmaking, and installations to express social criticisms and commentaries.