Sebas Velasco was born in 1988 and now lives and works in San Sebastián. He has drawn since he was a small child, but it was in 2004 when he began painting walls in his hometown. Afterwards, he moved to Bilbao where he graduated in Fine Arts, getting in touch with and specializing in painting.
He has been selected to take part in fellowships and residence grants like the “Antonio Gala Foundation” or the second “Cátedra Extraordinaria de Albacete” taught by Mr. Antonio López. . His work has been exhibited individually and collectively in different galleries, and recognized by many awards, including first prize in the second drawing international sports competition, organized by the Association of Catalan sports federations, or first prize in the “20 Premio Axa de Pintura, Catedral de Burgos”.
During all these years, Sebas has maintained a continuous activity in the street, painting walls in different cities around the globe. 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.