Patssi Valdez

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Patssi Valdez (born 1951) is an American chicana artist and founding member of Asco.


Valdez was born in 1951 and grew up in East Los Angeles. She graduated from Otis Art Institute with a BFA in 1985.[1] She was part of the ASCO artist collective.[2][3][4][5][6]


Valdez is the recipient of J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts fellowship,[7] and the Brody Arts Fellowship in Visual Arts. She won a 2001 Durfee Artist Fellowship.[8]

In 2000, she showed at Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica.[9] In 2006, she showed at the Angels Gate Cultural Center.[10] In 2011, she showed at Fowler Museum at UCLA.[11]

Her art work is in the National Hispanic Center Collection,[12] National Museum of American Art, the Tucson Museum of Art, the San Jose Museum of Art, and the El Paso Museum of Art.

She lives and works in Los Angeles.


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  3. ^ Kennedy, Randy (August 25, 2011). "Chicano Pioneers". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  4. ^ Guzman-Lopez, Adolfo (September 7, 2011). "1970s L.A. Chicano Conceptual Art Group Gets its Due". KCET. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  5. ^ Hernandez, Daniel (2007-06-06). "The Art Outlaws of East L.A.". LA Weekly. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  6. ^ "Renegade Artists Get Museum Retrospective". Studio 360. September 23, 2011. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  7. ^ "Voces Latinas: Works on Paper from 1921 – present" (PDF). Nevada Arts Council. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  8. ^ "Patssi Valdez". The Chicano Collection. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  9. ^ Welles, Elenore. "Patssi Valdez". Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  10. ^ "Patssi Valdez". Angels Gate Cultural Center. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  11. ^ "Patssi Valdez". ArtSlant. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 
  12. ^ "Valdez - House of Spirits". National Hispanic Cultural Center. 2006-05-01. Retrieved 2013-12-22. 

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