Juana Valdés' multi-disciplinary practice combines printmaking, photography, sculpture, performance, and ceramic. Values' artwork examines the post-colonial history of the Americas and the current representation of Latinos, Caribbean citizens, Blacks or what constitute "Other" in mainstream America. She has participated in residencies and exhibited, "much wider than line," part of SITE Santa Fe's ongoing biennial series. She is a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner grant, New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in sculpture, and National Association of Latinos Arts and Culture, Visual Artists Grant. Values holds an M.F.A. in Fine Arts from the Schools Visual Arts, her BFA in Sculpture from Parsons School of Design and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1995. She was born Cuba, has resided in the United States since 1971 and is currently a Assistant Professor of Printmaking at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. @jvaldesart

  

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