Vanessa Vélez

 

velezv314@gmail.com

 

Education

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Scranton, PA  

08/2014 - 05/2019

M.D., 05/2019

 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Human Biology, Health and Society Major, Global Health Minor 06/2009 - 05/2013

B.S.; 05/2013

 

Awards

2019 Art Youth Expo Winner in Best Abstract Art and Use of Color Theory, Hazleton Art League, Hazleton, PA  

2017 Gold Humanism Honor Society, Scranton, PA

2016 Geisinger Commonwealth 6th Annual Talent Show Art Winner, Scranton, PA

2015 Geisinger Commonwealth 5th Annual Talent Show Art Winner, Scranton, PA

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2017 Play!, Trinity Studio and Gallery, First Friday Artwalk, Scranton, PA

2015 We Are One, Eden-a vegan Café, First Friday Artwalk, Scranton, PA

2015 Zummo’s Café, Scranton, PA

 

Group Exhibitions:

2019 Art Youth Expo, Hazleton Art League, Hazleton, PA

2017 Small Works, Baruch College, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, NY, NY

2017 The National Association of Women Artists, Inc., NY, NY

2016 Artists for Art Gallery Members’ Exhibition, Scranton, PA

2016 Artists for Art Gallery Members’ Exhibition, Scranton, PA

2016 440 Gallery, 12th Annual Small Works Show, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Gallery Night Ithaca, Benjamin Peters Ithaca, NY

2016 Artful Exhibition 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY

2016 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, Avoca, PA

2016 Scranton Love Public Art Project, Scranton, PA

2015 Northeastern Biennial, Marywood University, Scranton, PA

2015 Artists for Art Gallery, Members’ Exhibition, Scranton, PA

2015 First Friday Invitational 2015, Connell Lofts, Scranton, PA

 

Art Experience

2016 - Present. Filgate and Kuhn Fabrications, LLC, Lyndeborough, NH

Commissioned artist by a New England custom-crafted snowboard company. Designs can be viewed at http://www.filgateandkuhn.com/top-art/

 

2015 - 2018 Black Diamonds Art and Literary Magazine, Scranton, PA Editor, Recruiter, Art Contributor

Leadership and Volunteering

2018 Lama Foundation, Taos, NM, Seva Volunteer

2015-2018 Geisinger Commonwealth Black Diamonds Art and Literary Magazine, Editor, Recruiter, Contributor, Scranton, PA

2014-2015 Geisinger Commonwealth Chapter of Psychiatry Student Interest Group Network Co-President (PsychSIGN), Scranton, PA

2014-2019 PsychSIGN Member, Scranton, PA

2015-2016 Geisinger Commonwealth Student Ambassador, Scranton, PA

2015-2017 Geisinger Commonwealth Peer Mentor, Scranton, PA 2014- 2016 Geisinger Commonwealth Medical Student Council, Health and Wellness Chair, Scranton, PA

2013-2014 City Year, Americorps Team Member, Los Angeles, CA

2013-2014 Build A Miracle Volunteer, Tijuana, Mexico

2012 Cornell MEDLIFE Volunteer, Lima, Peru

2010-2012 Cornell MEDLIFE, Executive Director, Ithaca, NY

2011 Cornell Global Health Minor Field Experience Volunteer, Arusha, Tanzania

2010 Cornell MEDLIFE Volunteer, Riobamba, Ecuador 

2010-2011 Cornell MEDLIFE, Membership/Recruitment Representative, Ithaca, NY

2012 Cornell University Human Ecology Peer Partnership Program, Mentor, Ithaca, NY

2012 LOL Cornell, Founder, Ithaca, NY

Publications

Velez, V. Tropical Oceans: Brilliant Summer Splendors. American Journal of Psychiatry Residents' Journal. Psychiatry and the Visual Arts. Volume 15, Issue 2 December 2019. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp-rj.2019.150208

Greene, C. (2019, April 01). Balwin in Bloom Pawtucket Family Care Center Spring 2019 Campus Greening Project Pamphlet.

Pal, R. K. (2018). IN-TRAINING: Stories from tomorrows physicians, volume 2. S.l.: Pager Publications.

http://www.lulu.com/shop/ria-pal-and-andrew-kadlec/in-training-stories-from-tomorrows-physicians-volume-2/paperback/product-23853537.html 

Velez, V.. (2018). Geisinger Commonwealth Black Diamonds Art and Literary Magazine-Untitled 2. https://www.geisinger.edu/education/student-life/traditions-events/black-diamonds-magazine

Velez, V.. (2017). In-Training Online Medical Student Magazine- Testimony. https://in-training.org/testimony-2016-12644.

Velez, V.. (2017). In-Training Online Medical Student Magazine- Body Field Meets Sterile Field. https://in-training.org/body-field-meets-sterile-field-14572.

Velez, V.. (2017). Geisinger Commonwealth Black Diamonds Art and Literary Magazine- Pura Vida, Teacher, LA. https://issuu.com/geisingercommonwealth/docs/blackdiamonds2017.

Velez, V.. (2016). Geisinger Commonwealth Black Diamonds Art and Literary Magazine- We Are One: In Each Other's Mind, Body, Spirit, Heart.

https://issuu.com/tcmc_campaign/docs/blackdiamonds2016.

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