Sin título (Vaya de contención)
Date 2013
Dimensions Variable
Category Sculpture
Medium Styrofoam
Genre Contemporary
Period 21st Century
Collection *Translate: Untitled (Guardrail)

Omar Velázquez

"Sin título (Vaya de contención)*" (2013)

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.