Adriana Vélez

Adriana Vélez

Adriana Velez is a Puerto Rican art historian, researcher, and writer. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts with a concentration in Art History and Museum Studies from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2022. Currently, she works as a freelance writer and is part of GBCA’s Urban Arts Leadership 2023 cohort.

Stories by Adriana Vélez
On the Heels of Her Retrospective, the Photographer Talks New York in the 80s, Coming Home to Baltimore, and a Personal Journey

The past decade has been one of challenges and triumphs for Paula Gately Tillman. The photographer has suffered loss, embarked on myriad creative endeavors, had her work acquired by the Baltimore Museum of Art, published two books, and just closed a successful retrospective at the Creative Alliance.

In two exhibitions, a photographer playfully explores the macabre and the whimsical

Jennipur Jane’s twin exhibits, "Ephemerally Yours" and "Rituals," now on view at Fell’s Point gallery The Alchemy of Art, are centered around photography that “explores the duality of human nature.”

'The Space Between Us' at Gallery CA recontextualizes experiences that are personal yet also universal

By recontextualizing personal and universal experiences and focusing on artists who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color, the show presents an opportunity for other BIPOC artists to continue breaking the mold of what abstraction can look like: a fundamentally multifaceted form of expression.

To Go Faster at Current Space is a cohesive group exhibition about the impact of our cultural obsession with velocity

A dynamic group show that explores the rapid pace of society, the collective need to move at a brisk speed, and how that affects our surroundings.