|Born:||1951, Los Angeles, CA|
|Resides:||Los Angeles, CA|
|1986||California State University, Long Beach - B.F.A.|
|1970-02||East Los Angeles Junior College|
|2001||Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation|
|1999||Art in Public Places Award, The Architecture Foundation of Orange County Federal Office Building and Courthouse, Santa Ana, CA|
|1996||General Service Administration (Design) Award, El Paso Federal Building|
|1994||Getty Fellowship Award, California Community Arts Foundation|
|1987||Artist in Residence, Foundation d’Art de la Napoule, France|
|2002-03||Junipero Serra State Building Mural Project, State of California, Dept. Dept. of General Services. 12'x54', Los Angeles, CA|
|2000-03||Pasadena Metro Goldline Memorial Park Station, Pasadena, CA|
|1995-98||Santa Ana Federal Court House Mural Project, 15'x70' mural. General Services Administration Art in Architecture Program, CA|
|1991-94||Federal Building at border crossing station. 9'x6' mural. Isleta, TX|
|Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL|
|Boise Museum of Art, Boise, ID|
|Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY|
|Carnegie Museum of Art, Oxnard, CA|
|Centre d’Art, Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain|
|Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA|
|El Centro Cultural Tijuana, B.C., Mexico|
|El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX|
|Gruenwald Art Center at the Armand Hammer Museum|
|Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla, CA|
|Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA—drawings & paintings|
|Mexican Museum, Chicago, IL|
|Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA|
|National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian, Washington, DC|
|New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM|
|University of California at Los Angeles Research Library Dept. of Special|
|Collections, Los Angeles, CA|
|University of New Mexico, Las Cruces, NM|
|University of Texas, Archer Huntington Gallery, Austin, TX|
|Museum Solo Exhibitions|
|2001||“John Valadez Europa,” Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard, CA|
|2000||“John Valadez: La Frontera/The Border,” Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard, CA|
|1986||Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York, NY|
|Museum Group Exhibitions|
|2008||“20 Years Ago Today,” The California Community Foundation and the Getty Foundation-Fellowships for Visual Artists 20 year history exhibition. Japanese merican National Museum, Los Angeles, CA|
|2007-08||“The Diane and Sandy Besser Collection: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young” San Francisco, CA. (catalogue).
“Papel Chicano: Works on Paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin.” Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, AZ. Muzeo, Anaheim, CA. (catalogue).
|2001-06||“Chicano Visions-American Painters on the Verge,” San Antonio Museum, TX (catalogue) Smithsonian Institute, DC. Albuquerque Mexican Culture Center, NM, El Paso Museum, TX|
|2001||“Mexicanidad,” Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, IL|
|2001-01||Los Angeles County Museum of Art — Road to Aztlan, Art from a Mythic Homeland (catalogue)|
|1995-97||“Distant Relations: A Dialogue Among Chicano, Irish, and Mexican Artist,” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (catalogue)|
|1995||“Benito Juarez: Prints by Artists from Mexico City and Los Angeles,” Armand Hammer Museum at UCLA, CA
“Under Construction: Rethinking Images of Identity,” Amory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA (catalogue)
|1993-95||“Art of the Other Mexico: Sources and Meaning,” Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, IL (catalogue); Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico; Museo del Barrio, New York City, NY; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA; Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA|
|1994||“The Mystical in Art,” Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA|
|1989||“Hispanic Art on Paper,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
“The Pasadena Armory Show,” Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
|1987-89||“Hispanic Art in the United States: Thirty Contemporary Painters and Sculptors,” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (catalogue)|
|1983||“Olympiad...Summer 1984,” East Coast/West Coast Invitational
“A Traves de la Frontera,” Centro de Estrudio Economicos y Sociales del Tecer Mexico City, Mexico
|1981||“Il Coloquio Latino Americano de Fotografia,” Instituto nacional de Belles Artes Mexico City, Mexico (cataglogue)|
|Selected Solo Exhibitions|
|2007||“Pintores de Azlan,” La Casa Encendida de Obra Social Caja Madrid, Spain|
|2001||“La Luz: Contemporary Latino Art in the United States” National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico|
|2000||“Capital Art: A Group Show,” Track 16, Santa Monica, CA (catalogue)
“Chicanos en Mictlan, Dia del los Muertos en California,” San Francisco, CA(catalogue)
|1997||“Second International Salon de Estandartes,” Tijuana Cultural Center, B.C., Mexico|
|1995-97||“Distant Relations: A Dialogue Among Chicano, Irish, and Mexican Artists,” Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England, Cambden Arts Center London, England (catalogue)|
|1993||“The Chicano Aesthetic: 4 Artists-A Dialogue,” George State University, Atlanta, GA
“L.A. Stories: Group Invitational,” Jack Ruthbert Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
“The Elegant, Irreverent, and Obsessive: Drawing in Southern California,” Main Art at California State University, Fullerton, CA (catalogue)
|1990-93||“Chicano Art/Resistance and Affirmation (CARA), 1965-85,” Wright Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)|
|1990||“Aqui y Alla: Mexico City and Los Angeles Chicano Artists,” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)|
|1989-90||“Le Demon de Agnes: Chicano Art in Europe,” Nantes and Marseille, Frances, Berlin, Germany, Antwerp, Belgium, Stockholm, Sweden (catalogue)|
|1986||“Only L.A. Contemporary Variations,” Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
“Made in Aztlan: Group exhibition celebrating 15 years at the Centro Cultural de la Raza,” San Diego, CA
“Symbolic Realities: John Valadez and David Baze,” California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA (catalogue)
“Primer Espacio de Identidad Cultural,” El Barrio Centro Cultural, Tijuan, B.C., Mexico
|1979||“L.A. Parks and Wrecks: Reflections of Urban Life-Almaraz, Valadez, and Woods,” Otis/Parson School of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA|
|Selected Press Publications|
|2008||Benavides, Max. “Troubled Waters,” Cuidad Los Angeles Magazine, p. 30|
|2000||Botey, Mariana. “El Trabajo de John Valadez,” Pub Magazine, anecdotas pop del Mejor Uranio del Munco. pp.12-13.|
|1999||Gonzalez, Rita. “Post Chicano.” Poliester Mag. Spring/Summer.pp. 40, 42-43.|
|1998||Gasper de Alba, Alicia. “Chicano Art: Inside/Outside.” The master’s House. pp. 71-72, 133.
Dustin Wall Moore, Nancy. “California Art.” 450 yrs. of Painting and other Media. pp. 473-551.
Smithsonian Institute Archives of American Art. Oral History Program. Henry Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, CA
|1996||National Museum of American Art, Latino Art, and Culture. “Latino Vices” video.|
|1994||Lucie/Smith, Edward. “Race, Sex, and Gender in Contemporary Art.” Artbook International. p. 69.|
|1993||Handbook of Hispanic Cultures in the United States. Arte Publico Press University of Houston. pp. 196, 98, 210.|
|1992||Benavidez, Max. “The Schizo-Ethnic View.” L.A. Times Calendar Section. Nov. 29. pp. 6, 80.|
|1991||Kandel, Susan. “L.A. in Review.” Arts Magazine. Dec. pp. 89-91.|
|1990||Snow, Shauna. “New Visions: Positive Images through Latino Art.” L.A. Times. March 11, 1990.|
|1989||“Hispanic Art: A Los Angeles Renaissance.” Sunset Mag. Feb. 1989. pp. 14-15.
De la Pena, Alberado. “Hispanic Art from the Heart.” Santa Monica News. Feb. 3 & 16, 1989. Vol 3 No. 3, p.1
Wilson, William. “An Art that Cuts Close to the Bone.” L.A. Times Calendar Sect. Feb. 5, 1989. p. 8.
Daily News. L.A. Life Sect. Feb. 5, 1989. p. 17.
Brow, Betty Ann and Jones, Nancy. “Looking Beyond Machismo.” Artweek,. March 25, 1989. pp. 5-6.
Kandal, Susan. “L.A. in Review.” Arts mag. May 1989. Ppp. 116-17.
Curtis, Cathy. “Review.” L.A. Times Part VI. Feb. 10, 1989. p. 11.
Heartney, Eleanor. “Hispanic Art in the United States.” latin American Art. Fall 1989. p. 24.
Anderson, Michael. “John Valadez at b-1.” Art in America. Oct. 1989. p. 223.
Gamboa, Jr., Harry. “Serpents in the City of Los Angeles.” Artweek. Nov. 9, 1989. p. 24.
|1988||Hughes, Robert. “Heritage of Rich Imagery.” Time. July 11, 1988|
|1987||Journal. The Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art. Winter, 1987|