Vela Phelan is a Boston time based artist. He is an active member of the New England art community through his collaborations with Jeff Huckleberry as J V, as a member of the sound-ART/performance group GangClanMafia and as a solo action artist and VJ. Vela has been actively creating since 1994 both nationally, internationally and in the World Wide Web. He believes in magnifying the energy of objects, sounds and actions while blending subconscious with spirit and allowing the unknown to present itself. Vela seeks to transform and alter modern and ancient energies into a new paradigm by creating ritual and giving life to mundane objects that are beatified through ceremony.  He’s spirit animal is a black deer.