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
Motor House's Exhibition Celebrating Baltimore's Puerto Rican Diaspora Closes 12/5

"Pa’ Mi Gente" is a love letter to the Puerto Rican diaspora in Baltimore and beyond.

Initiatives at Center Stage and Creative Alliance Illuminate Oft-Overlooked Baltimore Creative Communities

Center Stage’s new Indigenous Art Gallery and the exhibition Taking Space at Creative Alliance authentically engage with and serve the communities of color in which they are based

Histories Collide takes us from B.C. era Mediterranean, to 19th century Maryland, and back to modern day Baltimore.

“The histories that collide are not just the histories of the Greco-Roman civilizations and Egypt, but also art histories and ways of framing these moments."

A Homecoming to Puerto Rico Offers the Chance to Check-in on the Island's Cultural Institutions

Visits to two museums in San Juan: the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico