Artists » Sara Velas

2006 Fellow

Sara Velas is the director and founder of The Velaslavasay Panorama, an exhibition hall, theater and garden dedicated to the production and presentation of immersive landscapes, excavated technologies and unusual visual experiences. A member of the International Panorama Council, Velas has traveled extensively throughout the world in discovery of the panoramic art form in its historic 19th century and contemporary manifestations. In this exhibition, Velas is showing studies and ephemera from the monumental panoramic installation The Effulgence of the North, currently on view at the Velaslavasay Panorama.

Sara Velas was born in Panorama City, Calif., and received her BFA in painting from Washington University School of Art in St. Louis.