Sebas Velasco /   Sebastian Velasco Navarro

Spain 1988

Urban Art, Street Art, Graffiti

Sebas Velasco
Sebastian Velasco Navarro
November 12, 2014
Music, Gestalt, .

Sebas Velasco has drawn since he was a small child, but it was in 2004 when he began painting graffiti on the walls of his home town. Afterwards, he moved to Bilbao where he graduated in Fine Arts, getting in touch with and specializing in painting.Sebastian Velasco deals with an enviable technique naturalism. His “canvases” are mainly the walls and tables. Materials used  are oil, acrylic, spray and pencils.

After studying Illustration in Barcelona, he was selected by
the “Antonio Gala Foundation” to take part in an Artistic residence grant, where he is about to finish his painting Project “Around the Wall”.He has participated in fellowships like landscape Paular, organized by the Royal Academy of San Quirce Palacio Quintanar in Segovia. His work has been exhibited individually and collectively in various cities of northern Spain so, and has received several awards, including first prize in the second drawing international sports competition, organized by the Association of Catalan sports federations, or Prize Climent Muncunill for young artists.

During all these years, Sebas has maintained a continuous activity 
in the Street, painting walls in different Spanish and European cities. It is in the streets where he finds inspiration for his studio work. Thereby in “Public Provocations” show, he begins with graffiti writers in action and broadens his attention then to other concepts around it, such as Street-culture, architecture or nightlife.

YearExhibition TitleGallery MuseumSolo/Group
2014Spring Theory" Freshly Baked Gallery, Jersey City.Group
2014"Public Provocations"Colab Gallery, Weil am Rhein.Group
2013"La Nacional Trece"Espacio Diógenes, Barcelona.Solo
2012"Detrás de la luz"Sala municipal de Barkaldo, Vizcaya.Group
2012"17º Premio Axa de Pinturaatedral de Burgos"Group
2011Sólo ExhibitionGalería Artemanso, ValladolidSolo
2011Group ExhibitionPintores pensionados por la Real Academia de Historia y Arte de San Quirce, Segovia.Group
2010Group Exhibition "Inside. Arte urbano"Sala Fundación Caja Vital Kutxa, Vitoria.Group
2010Group Exhibition "Speaking In Silver"Unit 3b Gallery, Sheffield.