June Kelly Gallery

Julio Valdez

Valdez - Las Terrenas Abstraction V, 2015, oil on linen small

Las Terrenas Abstraction V, 2015
Oil on linen, 52 x 74 inches

Born Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic
Lives and works in New York City


Education
1994-95 Printmaking with Robert Blackburn and Kathy Caraccio, New York
1986-88 Fine Arts/Illustration, The Altos de Chavόn School of Design, La Romana, Dominican
  Republic, affiliated with Parsons School of Design, New York
1984-86  National School of Fine Arts, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017 Dreams and Reflections, June Kelly Gallery, New York
2014 Para Soñar el Sol (In Order to Dream the Sun): New Paintings, June Kelly Gallery, New York
2013 Julio Valdez: Recent Paintings, Latin American Masters, Santa Monica, CA
2012-2013 Nature: Prints, Drawings and Mixed Media, curated by Graciela Kartofel, The Center for
  Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT; catalog
2012 Nature: Prints, Drawings and Mixed Media, curated by Graciela Kartofel, The Arsenal
  Gallery, The Arsenal in Central Park, New York; catalog
Julio Valdez: Selected Work, King Street Gallery, Montgomery College, MD
2010 In the Same Path as the Sun: New Paintings, June Kelly Gallery, New York
Julio Valdez: New Water Paintings, Latin American Masters, Santa Monica, CA
2009 El Mar de los Delirios, Galeria Botello, San Juan, Puerto Rico; brochure
2008 Julio Valdez: Obra Recientes, Legacy Fine Arts, Panama City, Panama
2007 Water Paintings, June Kelly Gallery, New York
Julio Valdez: Water Paintings, Latin American Masters, Beverly Hills, CA
2005 Julio Valdez: Recent Works, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2004 Between Shock and Tenderness, Galeria Botello, San Juan, Puerto Rico; brochure
2003 Julio Valdez: Selected Works, Latin American Masters, Beverly Hills, CA
The Island and the Continent, The Art Museum of the Americas Gallery, Organization of
  American States, Washington, DC; brochure
Recent Works, Solar Latin American Art and Design, East Hampton, NY
2002 Echando Raíces, Galeria Botello, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2001 Julio Valdez: Obras recientes, Legacy Fine Art, Panama City, Panama
Julio Valdez: Los Sacrificios Fecundos, Fundacion Centro Cultural, The Altos de Chavόn, La
  Romana, Dominican Republic; catalogue
2000 Julio Valdez: Recent Paintings, Latin American Masters, Beverly Hills, CA
Obras Recientes de Julio Valdez, Galería Botello, San Juan, Puerto Rico
1999 Root of Dreams, Museo de las Casas Reales, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic;
   catalogue
Works on Paper, Maison des Arts et de la Culture, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
1998 Julio Valdez: Transpositions, Toomey-Tourell Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
Transpositions, Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; catalogue
1997 Transpositions, Museo de las Americas, San Juan, Puerto Rico; catalogue
1995 Cantos: Recent Works 1989-1995, Voluntariado de las Casas Reales, Santo Domingo;
  traveled to Center for the Arts and Culture, Santiago, Dominican Republic
1993 La Era del Mito, Galeria San Juan Bautista, Casa Alcaldia, San Juan, Puerto Rico
1992  Julio Valdez: Recent Works, Galeria Plastica Contemporanea, Guatemala, Central America
1991 Habitos del Tiempo, Voluntariado de las Casas Reales, Santo Domingo, Dominican
  Republic; brochure
1989 Aire Fresco, Institute of Hispanic Culture, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 Monoprint Invitational Exhibition, Woodstock School of Art, NY
2014-15 Modern and Contemporary Dominican Art: Works From The Collection Of The General Directorate
  Of Customs
, Art Museum of the Americas
Washington, DC, traveled to United Nations, New York; Instituto Cervantes, Madrid,
  Spain; Eugenio Granell Foundation, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2014 Paper Trail, New Works on Paper, Latin American Masters, Santa Monica, CA
2012 The Big Picture: A Photography Exhibition in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the IDB
  Cultural Center
, Dulles International Airport, Dulles, VA
2011 Emerging Artists from Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the World Bank Art
  Program, Washington, DC. The exhibition is being shown on a rotating basis among the
  World Bank offices in Washington and Paris, as well as at the Cultural Center of the Inter-
  American Development Bank and at the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization
  of American States, both also in Washington
2010 International Triennialof the Caribbean, Museum of Modern Art, Santa Domingo, Dominican
 Republic
  2009 Creative Dialogues: Latin American Printmakers, Center for Contemporary Printmaking,
  Norwalk, CT
  2008 Silk Aquatint: Painterly Graphics, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York
  2007 Art of Collecting, Flint Institute of Arts, MI
ReGrouping: Three Generations of Latin American Artists in New York,
Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, New York
  2006 Merengue! Visual Rythms, El Museo del Barrio, New York
This Skin I’m In: Contemporary Dominican Art from El Museo del Barrio’s Permanent Collection,
  New York
Transplant/Transculture, Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery, Riverdale, New York
Silk Aquatint: Painterly Graphics, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT
  2005 My Island, My Home, The Long Island Museum, Stony Brook, Long Island, NY
  2004 Silk Aquatint: Painterly Graphics, State Department, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico; traveling
  exhibition
  2003 La Joven Estampa, Latin American Print Biennial, Casa de las Americas, La Habana, Cuba
International Print Bienal, Varna, Bulgaria
Gráfica, Solar Latin American Art and Design, East Hampton, NY
The Solarplate Revolution, organized by Dan Welden, Whitney Art Works, Greenport, NY

Public Collections
  El Museo del Barrio, New York
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Musée Grimaldi, Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France
Museo Omar Rayo, Roldanillo, Colombia
Museo de Arte Moderno, Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Art Museum of the Americas, Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, DC
Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca, México
Fundación Cultural Altos de Chavón, La Romano, Dominican Republic
Centro Leon, Santiago, Dominican Republic
Ministry of Culture, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Altos de Chavόn, Cultural Center Foundation, La Romana, Dominican Republic
The Library of Congress, Washington, DC
IDB Art Collection, Inter American Development Bank, Washington, DC
The World Bank Art Collection, Washington, DC
Metropolitan Transit Authority, New York
Banco del Café, Guatemala City, Guatemala
The Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, PA
The Robert Blackburn Print Collection, New York
Kathy Caraccio Print Collection, New York
Voluntariado de las Casas Reales, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
US Embassy, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Selected Honors and Awards
2007 Fellowship, Mural Workshop, National Academy Museum and School of Design, New York
2003 Fellowship, Works on Paper, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York
Special Guest for Latin America, International Printmaking Biennial, Varna, Belgium
2002 Commission, Fine Art Poster Program, Metropolitan Transit Authority, New York
2001 Honorable Mention, XIII Latin American and Caribbean Print Biennial, San Juan, Puerto
  Rico
2000 Grand Prize, XVIII E. Leon Jimenes Biennial, Dominican Republic
1998 Silver Palette, XXX ème Festival International de la Peinture, Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France
First Prize, Drawing, XVII E. Leon Jimenes Biennial, Dominican Republic
  1997-98 Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
  1997 Special Guest, XII Latin American and Caribbean Print Biennial, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  1996 First Prize, Printmaking, XX National Visual Arts Biennial, Museum of Modern Art, Santo
  Domingo, Dominican Republic
Fellowship, Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, PA
Acquisition Prize, Barcelo Foundation, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  1994 Fellowship, The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York
First Prize, Printmaking, XIX National Visual Arts Biennial, Museum of Modern Art, Santo
  Domingo, Dominican Republic
Special Guest, II Painting Biennial of the Caribbean and Latin America, Museum Modern
  Art, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  1993 Special Guest, VIII Latin American and Caribbean Print Biennial, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  1992 Second Prize, Printmaking, XVIII National Visual Arts Biennial, Museum of Modern Art,
  Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1990 Honorable Mention, XVII National Visual Arts Biennial, Museum of Modern Art, Santo
  Domingo, Dominican Republic

 

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Skaneateles Grey Abstraction - 2015-16

Cayo Arenas VI - 2016

Celestun II - 2016

Watch the video, A Conversation with Julio Valdez.

 

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