Eduardo Shlomo Velázquez
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Eduardo Shlomo Velázquez
b. Santo Domingo, DR. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Education
2012    MFA -The State University of New York at Buffalo
2009   BA, BFA - Kansas City Art Institute
2006   AA- Altos de Chavón School of Design

Solo Exhibitions
2017    ‘Postcolonial Booty’, Articule, Montreal, QC
2012    ‘The Bitten Peach’, El Museo Francisco Oller Y Diego Rivera, Buffalo, NY
2009   ‘Redox’, Happening in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018    ‘Alternative Routes’, Leslie-Lohman Project Space, New York, NY
              ‘Y’all 20’, Omaha Creative Institute, Omaha, Nebraska
2017     ‘Black (s) to the Future’, Petit Bain, Paris, France
              ‘Still Here’, Julia de Burgos and Arts Center, New York, NY
              ‘Life and Living’, Curated by Deli Gallery at Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center, Kingston, NY
2015     ‘CUT N MIX’, El Museo del Barrio, New York, New York
              ‘Costeñita', Pop Up Show, Bushwick Open Studios, Bushwick, New York, NY
              ‘Pájaro’, Casa Quien, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2013    ‘100 NYC Artists’, Pop Up Art Shop, Baranquilla, Colombia
2012    ‘Translation’, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2011    ‘Translation’, UB Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
             ‘BUTTER FILE’, Visual Studies Gallery, Buffalo, NY
             ‘BUTTER FAX’, UB Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
             ‘Les scénarios vont plus vite que les mentalities’, Visual Studies Gallery, Buffalo, NY
             ‘FRUIT FLY NURSERY’, Treehouse Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010    ‘Version 2.0’, Soundlab, Buffalo, NY
2009   ‘Preview,’ H&R Block Artsapce, Kansas City, MO
2008   ‘Chautauqua Art Exhibition’. Logan Gallery, Chautauqua, New York

Films
2015 ‘GUAO’, Short Film. 34 minutes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Official Selection - Festival de Cine Dominicano RD [Dominican Republic]
Official Selection - Mirando Pa’ Otro Lao [Dominican Republic]
Official Selection - Geo Film Festival and Expocinema [Italy]
Official Selection - Central Michigan International Film Festival [US]
Official Selection - Equality Festival in KYIV [Kiev]
Official Selection - Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale [US]
Official Selection - 14th International Independent Film Festival [Bangladesh]
*Audience Award - The Artists Forum: The Festival of the Moving Image [NYC]
Official Selection - La Otra Banqueta [Guatemala]
Official Selection - SOHO International Film Festival [NYC]
Official Selection - The New York Independent Film Festival [NYC]
Official Selection - OZARK SHORTS [US]
Official Selection - Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival [Hong Kong]
*Best Caribbean Film - Martinique International Film Festival [Martinique]
Official Selection - Festival Massimadi [Montreal]
Official Selection - BLOW-UP International Arthouse FilmFest [US]
Official Selection - TRANSITION International Queer Film Festival [Vienna]
Official Selection - Blackbird Film Fest [US]
Official Selection - Miami Independent Film Festival [US]
Official Selection - Wotever DYI Film Festival [London]

2019About Colonia’, Feature Film. 65 minutes, Brooklyn, New York
Official Selection - Buffalo International Film Festival [US]
Official Selection - Dominican Film Festival [New York]
Official Selection - POC International Film Festival [New York]
*Best Actress Winner, Best Director Nomination - Queens World Film Festival [New York]
Official Selection - Festival de Cine Dominicano RD [Dominican Republic]
Official Selection - Mirando Pa’ Otro Lao [Dominican Republic]
Official Selection - BLOW-UP International Arthouse FilmFest [US]
Official Selection - Seattle Latino Film Festival [US]
Official Selection -Providence Latin American Film Festival [US]
Official Selection - YoFiFest, The Yonkers Film Festival [US]

Residencies/Public Talks/Awards
2019    Espacio DIVERSX, Public Talk and Screening of GUAO, Cinema Boreal, Santo Domingo, DR
              Akelarre, Public Talk and Screening of GUAO, Calàbria 66, Barcelona, Spain
2018    Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
2017    Queer Artist Fellowship, Leslie Lohman Museum, New York, NY
             Fall Speaker Series, SUNY Buffalo, Queer Bodies in GUAO, HALLWALLS, Buffalo, NY
             CLAGS Fall Lecture and Screening of GUAO, The Graduate Center CUNY, New York, NY
             Ryerson Artspace, Dear Nani, Public Talk, Toronto, ON
2016    Lucky Sevens: An Art Salon at El Museo, Public Talk, New York, NY
             Institute for Gender Studies, McGill University, Public Talk and Screening of GUAO, Montreal, QC
2011    Artist Residence, UB program at China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
2010   SUNY Buffalo Visual Studies Fellowship, Buffalo, NY
2009   Kansas City Art Institute Student Fellowship, Kansas City, MO
2008   Artist Residency, Chautauqua School of Art, New York, NY
              Chautauqua Institutions Merit Scholarship, Chautauqua, NY
              Joan Mitchell Foundation, Public Talk, Queens, NY
2007    Caribbean Art Council Grant, New York, NY
2006    Illustration Workshop with Seymor Chwast & Paula Scher, La Romana, DR
              Altos de Chavón School of Design Honor Scholarship, La Romana, DR

Publications/Press
2017    Dear Nani: Zinnia Naqvi, Eduardo Velázquez, and Beau Gomez, Rungh Magazine, Toronto, ON 
2016   
Five Questions with Painter-Turned-Director Eduardo Velázquez on His Mumblecore Short ‘GUAO’
              Interview by Manuel Betancourt for REMEZCLA Media, Brooklyn, NY
2012    Buffalo Beijing: Translation, Beijing, China
              Visual Studies Catalog, essay by Roksana Filipowska, Buffalo, NY
              ‘Interpreting the Language of Women’, essay by Brando Niezgoda, Buffalo, NY
2004   Antología de la Literatura Gay en la República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, DR