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George P. Perez (b. OCT 7 1987) received a BFA (Cum Laude) in 2014 from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Perez is an artist whose work explores mundane situations and scenarios that he interacts with on a day-to-day basis. He is a Redline artist alum (2014-2016), was an Artist-in Residence at The Denver Children's Museum in 2018, and a recent recipient of the Octopus Initiative MCA Denver Grant. He currently is a Photo-Facilitator with Working Assumptions based out of Berkeley, CA and an artist in M12, an award winning artist collective that specializes in rural aesthetics and landscape.  

Perez has shown up and down the Front Range and outside of the state that include: (Un)Clothed, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, 2013;  Archetype Drift: New Methods of Photography Making, Johalla Projects, Chicago, IL, 2013; 2014; BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS,GOCA121, Colorado Springs, CO, 2015; Monumental: RedLine’s Annual Resident Artist Exhibition, Redline Gallery, Denver, CO, 2016; Visitation, grayDuck Gallery, Austin, TX, 2016; and Liminal Space/Espacio Liminal, Museo De Las Americas, Denver, CO, 2019. In the last two years he has participated as a CCI presenter on topics of "Increasing Exclusivity in the Arts Community and "The Importance of Youth Voice in the Arts" with PlatteForum, an innovative arts, youth-development, and artist-in-residence program in Denver.


LINKS/PRESS
Museo de las Americas shows off the depth of Colorado’s artists as it refocuses on local talent By Ray Mark Renaldi
Review: Espacio Liminal/Liminal SpaceExplores Identity and the In-Between By Michael Paglia
Octopus Initiative
Review: Delirium, Three Visions Shows Trends in Photography...and MoP By Michael Paglia
Sometimes Photography — Darkrooms and Black-Boxes By Will Meier
100 Colorado Creatives 3.0: George Perez By Susan Froyd
Will Photography Survive Its Art-Historical Karma? By Will Meier
20 QUESTIONS WITH GEORGE P. PEREZ