Victor Acevedo's Friends

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  • Ann LePore
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  • Karin Schminke
  • Roz Dimon
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  • Jim Demmers
  • Michael R Wright
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Profile Information

Areas of Digital Art
Digital Prints and Video, Visual Music
Website/Blog/YouTube/ or Viemeo site
When and how have you participated at SIGGRAPH Conferences? (exhibits, talks, panels, performance, screenings). OK if you have not participated.
SIGGRAPH Artshows 1998, 2003
Acevedo image called The Lacemaker appeared in ACM/SIGGRAPH Documentary: Story of Computer Graphics 1999; Spoke on an Artshow Panel/Presentation, Orlando SIGGRAPH 1998
SIGGRAPH Traveling Artshow 2003-04
Are you a member of ACM SIGGRAPH?
Have you shown art in any SIGGRAPH Art Shows?
If you answered yes to the above question, please list year(s)
1998, 2003
Have you shown in any SIGGRAPH Animation Screenings?
What countries do you work in?
Short Bio
Victor Acevedo is an artist and desktop computer art pioneer, best known for his digital work involving printmaking, imaging and video. He attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena (1979-81). He lived in New York City from 1995 to 2009 where he taught at the School of Visual Arts, MFA Computer Art program. He is now based in Los Angeles, California.

Acevedo brings to his current roles as music video director / video editor, motion graphics artist and LIVE visualist (VJ) over 35 years of experience in the visual arts. Following a natural evolution, his work has moved from traditional media to digital and later from still-imagery to motion graphics. Considering the implications of Synesthesia and given his avid interest in contemporary Electronic Beat music as well as Digital Cinema and Synergetic Geometry, Acevedo has positioned himself inside the genre called VISUAL MUSIC. His music video productions are informed by a synthesis of these traditions, disciplines, phenomenologies.

Acevedo's interest in Electronic Beat music, began with his introduction to Drum and Bass in NYC early 1995. Returning to Los Angeles in 2009 he soon immersed himself into the local electronic underground. As a result, his most recent visual music works have integrated dance forms like Drum n Bass and Dubstep as spun at club nights such as RESPECT and SMOG as well as the more experimental forms of abstract, hip-hop/dubstep, BASS heavy music that can be found at the community's epicenter, LOW END THEORY.

Acevedo's digital fine art work has been featured in several books including: "Moving Innovation: A History of Computer Animation". (Tom Sito, MIT Press 2013) "Digital Art" (Wolf Lieser, Ullman /Tandem 2009) ; "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.)

Acevedo has shown his work in over 85 exhibitions worldwide including The Waterman Gallery at RISD, 2007 & 2011; SYNAPSE at Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) July 2005, The Isamu Noguchi Museum: Synergetics in the Arts 2005; 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 at 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; LA Digilantes at Museum of Art Downtown Los Angeles, 1997; Digital Site: LA & NYC 1995; Golden Plotter, Gladbeck, Germany 1994; ISEA, Minneapolis, MN 1993; Digital Salon Des Independents Cyberspace Gallery at EZTV 1993; Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria 1991.

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At 8:52am on June 27, 2010, Michael R Wright said…
hey vic ...... finished working for the man?? :) You should see the exhibition at the Otis gallery... it will blow your socks off.....thanks for friending me up ...
At 1:15pm on November 15, 2008, Dona Geib said…
Well hello there..... Glad you like the photo - cropped out my double chin. Ha. True!
Well I was only there a short time and in that short time managed to fall into an elevator ... when the door opened, I stepped in, the elevator kept going up and I fell like I had been poleaxed... and fractured my leg.... Didn't know though untiil the next day and managed to give my talk at the Birds of a Feather panel anyway. No pain until that night.... and then, boy, did I need pain pills. All is well know and my insurance covered everything ... so no law suit against the City of L.A.

What are you doing now .... still teaching?

At 2:30am on November 14, 2008, Dona Geib said…
Hello Victor, Didn't see you at this year's Siggraph.... Were you there? I joined this whatever you call it tonight and saw your photo. How goes it?

At 7:25am on September 26, 2008, Roz Dimon said…
Victor... Roz Dimon here. I have a hot topic blog started here - you can find it on the home page of this Digital Arts Community website. (bottom left corner) A Manifesto for PAINTING IN THE AGE OF INFORMATION. I invite your commentary.

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