Adriana Vélez

Adriana Vélez

Arts Writer

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
Exhibits featuring Rebecca Strzelec, Rebecca Marimutu, Rosa Leff, and Kelly Walker

Rebecca Marimutu’s "Portraits (Contact),"  Rebecca Strzelec’s "365 Grams," and Rosa Leff and Kelly Walker’s "A Fine Pairing"—at Goucher College, Baltimore Jewelry Center, and Creative Alliance, respectively—made me reflect on my relationship to myself, womanhood, and the women who shaped me.

Artists-in-Residence, strikeWare, Hold a Mirror to Loyola University's Past in Unrested, a new exhibit

The artist collective—composed of Mollye Bendell, Christopher Kojzar, and JLS Gangwisch—uses technology and storytelling for a compelling and well-rounded examination of institutional history

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