Patssi Valdez

Born Los Angeles, California
B.F.A. Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

 

Museum Solo Exhibitions


1999   A Precarious Comfort, The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA; Laguna Art Museum, CA (Touring Exhibition)

1995   Patssi Valdez: A Room of One’s Own, San Jose Museum of Art, and CA

Museum Group Exhibitions


2008   Los Angelenos / Chicano Painters of L.A.: Selection from the Cheech Marin
           Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

           Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement, Los Angels County Museum of Art, CA

           Vexing: Female Voices From East L.A. Punk, Claremont Museum of Art, and CA

2006   Los Angeles 1955-1985 / The birth of an art capital, Centre Pompidou, Paris France

           Latinas the Spirit of California, The CA Museum of History, Women and the Arts

 

2004   Illuminaciones: Days of the Dead Indigenous and Colonial Expressions, Oakland
            Museum of Art, CA

2003   A Not So Still Life, San Jose Museum of Art, CA
2001   Arte Latino: Treasures from the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (traveling exhibition: Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA):
           
            Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge, San Antonio Museum of Art, TX (traveling exhibition: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC;
            National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM; Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, IL;
            El Paso Museum of Art, TX; de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

2000   Maiden America, Laguna Art Museum, CA

1998   Day of the Dead Exhibition, Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA
           Ceremony of Spirit: Nature and Memory in Contemporary Latino Art, The Mexican
           Museum, San Francisco, CA (traveling exhibition: Laguna Art Museum, CA; Boise Art Museum, ID; Fresno Art Museum, CA; Studio Museum of Harlem, NY)

           Made in California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
1995   Across the Street: Self-Help Graphics and Chicano Art in Los Angeles, Laguna Art Museum, CA (Traveling exhibition: Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA)
           The Mystical in Art, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA

1990   Chicano Art: Resistance & Affirmation, 1965 – 1985, Wight Art Gallery, UC Los
           Angeles, CA (traveling exhibition: Denver Art Museum, CO; Albuquerque Art Museum, NM; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; National Museum of American Art,
           Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; El Paso Museum of Art, TX; Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY; San Antonio Museum of Art, TX)

1988   Art of the Other Mexico: Sources and Meaning, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, IL (traveling exhibition: Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico;
           Museo del Barrio, NY; San Antonio Museum of Art, TX; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA)

           Viva La Muerte Bella, The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA
           Raices Antiquas, Visiones Nuevas/Ancient Roots, New Visions, Museum of
           Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

 

Solo Exhibitions


2007   Patssi Valdez, Plaza Gallery, Oxnard CA
2006   Patssi Valdez, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
           Turn The Tables, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica CA
2005   Los Cuadros de Patssi Valdez, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica CA
2004   New Work: Patssi Valdez, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica CA
2003   En Casa, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica CA
2002   Hecho a Mano, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica CA
2001   Pictures of Home, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2000   Patssi Valdez, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1999   The Living Room, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1998   Patssi Valdez, Private Landscapes 1988-1998, UC, Northridge Art Gallery, CA
1996   Cinco de Mayo Exhibition, Mexican Cultural Institute Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993   Rooms de la Vida, Julie Rico Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
           The Painted World of Patssi Valdez, Boat House Gallery, Plaza de la Raza,
           Los Angeles, CA
           Recent Works, Mars Artspace, Phoenix, AZ
1992   Distant Memories, Daniel Saxon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

Group Exhibitions


2009     Her Story, Napa Valley Museum, 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville, CA 94599                
         
             If   I Didn’t Care, Richman Gallery, The Park School, 2425 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208
         
2007       Pintores de Aztlan, La Casa Encendida, Madrid Spain

            Multiple Vantage Points, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los
            Angeles, Ca

            Summer in the City, George Billis Gallery, Culver City, CA
2001   The Art of Illusion, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA
2000   La Luz: Contemporary Latino Art in the United States, National Hispanic Cultural
            Center, Albuquerque, NM
            12 Divas, Molly Barnes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
            Collaboration and Transformations, Lithographs from Hamilton Press, Montgomery
            Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
1996   The Mythic Present of Chagoya, Valdez, and Gronk, Fisher Gallery, University of
            Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
1995   Altars, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
            Coming Home, Vincent Price Gallery, East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, CA
1994   Dia de los Muertos, Galería La Mano Magica, Oaxaca, Mexico
            Hielo Caliente, Alianza Francesa de Oaxaca, Mexico
1993   Visceral Images, New Works Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
            Sin Frontera, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester, England
            LAX: The Los Angeles Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA
            Domestic Allegories, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA
1989   Aqui y Alla, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA
            Les Demons des Anges, Halle du Centre de Recherche pour le Developpement Culturel, Nantes, France;
            (traveling exhibition: Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain; Kulterhuset, Stockholm, Sweden; Espace Lyonnais d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France)
            L.A., L.A., Pico House Gallery, Olvera Street, Los Angeles, CA
            Asco Group Show, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA

Museum Collections


Laguna Art Museum, CA
Tucson Museum of Art, AZ
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
Latino Museum, Los Angeles, CA
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA
Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, IL
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, Washington, DC
National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC

 

Selected Collections


Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles CA
BCA Business Committee for the Arts, Award Founded by David Rockefeller, NY
Sprint Corporation, Overland Park, Kansas
Hispanic Research Center, Tucson, AZ
Entravision Communications Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
USC Acquisitions Program Permanent Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles, CA
The Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IA
Plaza de La Raza, Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
SCN Enterprises/SI TV, Los Angeles, CA
Galan Entertainment, Venice, CA
Gunter Joetz, German Ambassador, Germany
Cheech Marin, Malibu, CA
Gerald Buck Collection, Laguna Hills, CA
Art Matters, New York
Gregory Nava, Ojai, CA
Nicholas Cage, Los Angeles, CA
Jimmy Smitts, Los Angeles, CA

 

Awards and Honors

2010   2010 Latino Heritage Month Award, Sprit of Los Angeles, Honors outstanding individuals of Latino descent who have contributed to the advancement of Latinos in the United States and worldwide. 

2005   Estrellas De Nuestra Cultura Mexican Cultural Institute Award, Certificate of Special Recognition of dedication and contribution to the arts and entertainment in Los Angeles and around the world.
           Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's Latina of Excellence Award in Cultural Arts,
2003   BCA Business Committee for the Arts Award, Founded by David Rockefeller, NY
2002   KCET Honor: Her Story is Our Story, Celebrating the Women of our Community
           Flintridge Fellowship, Pasadena, CA
2000   San Diego Latino Film Festival Tribute

1999   Durfee Foundation Grant, Los Angeles, CA
           Archives of American Art, Latino Initiative, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
1998   J Paul Getty Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA
1997   C.O.L.A. (City of Los Angeles) Cultural Grant Program, Individual Artist Fellow
1994   National Endowment for the Arts, U.S./Mexico Artist-in-Residence
1990   Art Matters Grant, New York, NY
1989   California Arts Council Artist-in-Residence
          National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Painting, Washington, DC
          Medal of Recognition, Nantes, France
1988  Brody Arts Fellowship in Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA