Born Upper East Side, NYC, 16 Aug 1986. Nicholé Velásquez was introduced to Art under the direction of Rika Burnham at the Metropolitain Museum of Art, and later at the Frick Collection.
2005, Nicholé Velásquez sold his first work at a special charity exhibition curated by Annie Leibovitz. Annie Leibovitz bought his work. (> The City)
2006, Nicholé Velásquez was the youngest recipient of the JB Fellowship to study documentary photography at the International Centre for Photography in New York.
2007, Nicholé Velásquez did his first solo exhibition at Art Concept in Stockholm, Sweden.
2009, The Gitana Rosa Gallery of New York presented Nicholé Velásquez to Art Basel Miami.
2012, Christiania Researcher in Residence (> CRIR Website)
2013, Artist in Residence for the City of Copenhagen (> CPH AIR)
2014, Jorn Utzon work residency at Can Lis, The Danish Arts Foundation's Committee for Architecture (> Can Lis)
Nicholé Velásquez is exploring several german concepts and phrases that he came across in Berlin. He is investigating suspending color and form from their descriptive functions on analogue film. Allowing emotional experience to take center stage when interpreting the work.