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Personal Exploration through Drawing: Valentina Vale

An abstracted, colourful drawing of treesTransitions, pencil

Valentina Valé is our featured artist for today! Born in Venezuela in 1962, Valentina traveled to the United States to study as a teenager. She holds an MFA from RISD and has been perfecting her drawing practice in which she uses drawing as a medium for cognitive problem-solving and exploration.


An abstracted black and white drawingUntitled

There is something in Valentina’s work that harkens back to the early days of surrealism, when automatic…

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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she studied Critical and Cultural Practices. She is passionate about talking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In her studio practice she is a painter, but she considers herself an art writer and educator foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises

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