Joan Mitchell Center

Vincent Valdez

San Antonio, TX
Sep 10 - Dec 21
Painters & Sculptors Grant recipient (2015)
Painter
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Vincent Valdez was born in San Antonio, TX. He received a full scholarship to The Rhode Island School of Design and completed a BFA in 2000. Valdez's life and career have focused on the practice of drawing and painting. Recognized for his intensive devotion to skill and detail, his monumental portrayal of the contemporary figure remarks on a universal struggle within various socio-political arenas and eras. His work has been included in exhibitions and collections at numerous venues, such as The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Ford Foundation, The Blanton Museum of Art, The Snite Museum of Art at Notre Dame, Artpace, The Parsons School of Design, OSDE Buenos Aires, among others. Valdez is a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant (2015), and attended residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting (2005) and the Kunstlerhaus Bethania in Berlin (2014).

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Requiem

Requiem

2014, pencil on paper, 60 x 42 inches

Black Flag

Black Flag

2012, lithograph crayon on folded canvas, 20 x 14 inches

 from the Series “America’s Finest” (#3 of 6), 2012, pencil on paper, 28 x 40 inches

from the Series “America’s Finest” (#3 of 6), 2012, pencil on paper, 28 x 40 inches

 from the Series “The Strangest Fruit” (#4 of 8), 2014, oil on canvas, 42 x 84 inches

from the Series “The Strangest Fruit” (#4 of 8), 2014, oil on canvas, 42 x 84 inches