Press Release: Celebrated Local Photographer Sil Azevedo Goes Global with New Exhibit, ‘Around the World’ Opening Reception Saturday May 6, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Artist Talk at 6:30 PM “I see that it is by no means useless to travel, if a man wants to see something new.” -Jules Verne, Around the World in 80 Days On Saturday May 6, 2017, award-winning photographer Sil Azevedo hosts the opening reception of his solo show, Around the World. The...
Sil Azevedo created and directed one of the most successful photography programs in the Dallas area. His students have earned numerous regional and national awards including Scholastic Press scholarships and Congressional merit awards, among many others. He also trained other photographers who are now successfully running their own studios.
Sil’s love with this artistic medium started at age 7 when his parents gave him a Kodak Instamatic camera. He started shooting away, producing a fashion shoot with his cousins at grandma’s barn, in his hometown of Belo Horizonte, Brazil.