Artist Profile

Las Vegas, Nevada

David Sanchez Burr

Sanchez Burr, David

David Sanchez Burr is a mixed-media artist, living in Las Vegas. Born in Madrid, Spain, David began his experimental sound and visual work in Richmond, Virginia while studying at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has exhibited and performed his work nationally at art centers and cultural spaces including the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, UC Santa Cruz Intervene: Interrupt conference on new practices, Stanford University’s Performance Studies International, In-Light at the 1708 Gallery in Richmond Virginia, H2O Film on Water at the Brattleboro Museum in Vermont, and at the Memphis Social, an Apex Art Franchise Exhibit. He has had important solo exhibitions at the Clark County Government Center Rotunda and P3Studios in Las Vegas.

Along with his art practice, Sanchez Burr’s curatorial experience includes The Wildlife Divide: a series of art events and workshops related to the high contrast between urban and natural habitats, the Multiplexer Gallery: Las Vegas’s first gallery dedicated to digital media, the Tuba-Exotica digital collection, the Ansurbana Collaborative, and Citizen Gallery. He is also a recording artist with published music and sound releases. David received an Art Production Fund Award in 2013. He was awarded his master’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2009.

Las Vegas, NV
(415) 308-8799

Language Proficiencies
English, Spanish
Counties Served
Preferred Groups/Populations
Elementary, high school, young adult, adults, at risk youth, seniors, special needs
Schools, colleges, community centers, conferences
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Program/Residency Activity Descriptions: Schools/Communities
David Sanchez Burr has created workshops in the following disciplines: sculpture, drawing, painting, video, sound art, environmental art, land art, performance art, kinetic art, electronic art, and interdisciplinary collaborations with the humanities and sciences. He seeks to collaborate with schools and communities across Nevada building awareness and interest in the arts. Sanchez Burr encourages engagement using an interdisciplinary approach that integrates science, art, and technology that can be custom-designed to fit specific curricula or needs. Drawing & Sculpture in the Environment: Engage regional dialogue about the arts and revive natural habitats as a subject for drawing and sculpture; Stop Motion Project: Provides both demonstration and active development of a stop motion movie made with any digital camera.