MARCHA / June 29 - July 5, 2012
BIO: Rodrigo Valenzuela (b. 1982, Santiago, Chile) completed an art history degree in Chile and worked in construction while making art over his first decade in the United States. He completed an MFA at University of Washington in 2012 and is currently a Core Fellow at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Recent and upcoming solo exhibitions include the Frye Art Museum, Seattle (2015), Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago (2015), Upfor Gallery, Portland, OR (2015), Archer Gallery, Vancouver, WA (2014) and Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle (2013). Valenzuela has participated in residencies at Skowhegan (Maine), Bemis Center (Nebraska), Center for Photography at Woodstock (New York) and Vermont Studio Center. Valenzuela is recipient of Artist Trust’s Arts Innovator Award (2014), the Texas Contemporary Award (2104) and the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts grant (2013).