Biography for Victor Acevedo

Victor Acevedo is an internationally known digital artist, best known for his computer graphic-photography print work. He attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena (1979-81). He lived in New York from 1995-2009 where he taught at the School of Visual Arts, MFA Computer Art program. Acevedo is now based in Los Angeles, California.

Acevedo’s work has been featured in several books, most recently: Digital Art (Wolf Lieser, 2009 in German & English language editions); and previously in: From Technological to Virtual Art ( Frank Popper, MIT press 2007); Art of the Digital Age, (Bruce Wands, Thames and Hudson, 2006); Escher's Legacy: A Centennial Celebration, (edited by Doris Schattschneider and Michelle Emmer, Springer Verlag 2002); Digital Creativity ( Bruce Wands, Wiley 2002) Computer Graphics Art Work (Tomoyuki Nagata, 1992) Cyberarts: Exploring Art & Technology (Linda Jacobs, 1992).

Acevedo has shown his work in over 80 exhibitions worldwide including the Siggraph/TAS, Paris, 2005; Novosibirsk State Art Museum; 2005; Digital Art Museum, Berlin 2004; Millennium Art Museum, Bejing, China, 2004; ACM/Siggraph CG03; Siggraph/TAS, Cleveland Art Museum 2003; Digital Duality, EZTV/Cyberspace 2002; Levall Gallery, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2002; YLEM's 20th Anniversary Exhibition, SF, California, 2001; Colville Place Gallery, London, 2001; in ArcadeIII, touring the UK 2001- 02, Galerie der Gegenwart, Weisbaden, Germany, 2001; ACM/SIGGRAPH 98, Orlando FL.; M.C. Escher Centennial Congress, Rome, Italy 1998; NY Digital Salon 1996 & 1994; Golden Plotter, Gladbeck, DE 1994; ISEA, Minneapolis, MN 1993; Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria 1991.

In 1999, Acevedo's piece called The Lacemaker was featured in the ACM/SIGGRAPH film documentary "The Story of Computer Graphics". His work has been reproduced in many publications including Computer Graphics World; on the cover of The Leonardo Journal (Vol. 34 No. 4, 2001) and The LA Times (Valley Edition.)