Thursday, June 20, 2024

Vicki DaSilva

Jasmine Never Sorry (for Ai Weiwei), 2011

Vicki DaSilva is a light graffiti and light painting pioneer. She has been making single frame time exposure photographs at night since 1980. She is credited with the term ‘light graffiti’ as well as being the first artist to make deliberate text light graffiti photographs beginning in 1980 with her photograph titled Cash.

DaSilva’s work has been featured in group and solo exhibitions at Woodward Gallery, Cheryl Hazan Contemporary, Snap! Orlando, Art Basel Miami Beach, Fountain Art Fair NYC, Able Fine Art NY, HP Garcia Gallery, Art Gotham, Architectural Digest Home Design Show NYC, Center for Photography at Woodstock,  among many others.  In 2012 Vicki was the Solo Grand Prize Winner from 35,000 entries of the Art Takes Times Square international competition. She has done projects with Reebok in 2011 and Red Bull in 2013. Vicki DaSilva is a two time PA Council on the Arts Fellowship recipient for photography. Her work is in numerous private and public collections. Learn more by checking out her website here.

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