Born in San Diego, CA., Valerie Wilcox currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Along with receiving a BFA in graphic design, she has studied printmaking, painting, photography and sculpture. 

Wilcox is a member of the artist run collective Durden and Ray,
a curatorial art group with a gallery in downtown Los Angeles.

EDUCATION

BFA- California State University Long Beach

Otis College of Art & Design

Art Center College of Design

 

CURATORIAL

Specter of Documentation, Co-Curator, Durden and Ray

Odd Convergences: Steps and Missteps, Co-Curator, Korean Cultural Center

CoLab III, Co-Curator, Torrance Art Museum, CA

Flag Stop: An Alternative Contemporary Art Event;
             Pop-up art event at Lexus Service Center, Torrance, CA

Installation curator, coordinator/committee member and designer; logo, promotional materials, advertising, signage, catalog, event brochure, banners and website.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Could Papier-Mâché Be the Perfect Medium for Our Times?",

"T", the New York Times Style Magazine, Mar. 2019

"h Club LA Collaborates With Capitol Records Featuring LA Artists", article in LATF, Mar. 2019

"Valerie Wilcox exhibits at SoLA FRESH", The Beach Reporter, Feb. 21, 2019

"Inside the Studio: Exploring New Dimensions",

Saatchi Art, 2019

"Phantom Lim", LA Art Documents, youtube video, 2018

"Odd Convergences: Steps/Missteps", Diversions LA, 2018

“Odd Convergences: Steps/Missteps”, KCCLA, youtube video, 2018

“Los Angeles Art Collectives You Should Check Out”, Art and Cake, by Diane Williams, 2017

"Meet Two Sculptors to Keep an Eye On", Saatchi Art, 2017

"Art Inspired by Hans Arp", Saatchi Art, 2017

"New Sculpture...", Saatchi Art, 2017

"The Collectivists", Art And Cake, by Lorraine Heitzman, 2017

"New Dimension", Irvine Fine Art Ctr., youtube video, 2016

Published in Veranda Magazine, August, 2015

"Trending", Coolibri article, Coolibri Magazine, Germany, 2015

"In Form", Coolibri Magazine, Germany, 2014

"Graphite Rules in Pencils Down", Art Nerd San Francisco, Feb., 2014

“The Big Rock and the Very Small Room”, Huffington Post,
by Peter Clothier, , July, 2012

 

RESIDENCIES

Hangmen Projects, Stockholm, Sweden, 2019

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

"Best of Show", Korean Cultural Center LA, 2019

Art Slant Sculpture Award, "Full Circle", 2013

 

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 - Valerie Wilcox - Tinkering, SPARC@City Hall, So. Pasadena, CA, May 11- July 31

2018stARTup Fair, Representing Torrance Art Museum, The Kinney Hotel, Venice, CA

2012 - Migratory Marks VI, site-specific installation, Den Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2012 - Marks in Motion, site-specific installation, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2011 - Flag Stop: An Alternative Contemporary Art Event; POD exhibit, Torrance, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Spinning Straw into Gold, LA Mission College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

A Comical Primitiveness, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

West by East CoastHangmen Projects Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

4 Artists: Nature, Line & LifeKorean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

Matter of SizeDurden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

Acidic TasteDurden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

Club Art, h Club Hotel, Los Angeles

Pasadena Showcase House of Design, Pasadena, CA

Supermarket, Independent Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden 
FRESH, SoLA Gallery, Los Angeles

Spring/Break Art Show, Los Angeles

QiPO Mexico City Art Fair, Durden and Ray, Mexico City

2018

Partita, Fundraiser, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

Phantom Lim, Torrance Art Museum, CA

Dragnet: 832, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA
In The Stillness Between Two Waves Of The Sea, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

Odd Convergences: Steps and Missteps, co-curator, Korean Cultural Center, LA, CA
Supermarket, Independent Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden

CoLab III, co-curator, Torrance Art Museum, CA

Constructed, Saatchi Art, Santa Monica, CA 

Inverted Realities, McNish Gallery, Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA
 

2017

2017 Open Show, juror Anna Katz (MOCA curator), Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Entangled Loci, Hilbert Raum, Berlin, Germany

Satellite I, TW Fine Art, Brisbane, Australia

Beset On All Sides, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

Round Too, Durden & Ray, Los Angeles, CA

The Collectivists, Curated by Kara Walker Tome, Durden & Ray, Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA

FAR Bazaar, Invitational group project, Durden & Ray, Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA

 

2016

New Dimension, Curated by Yevgeniya Mikhailik, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, CA

MAS Attack, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA 

Material Success, Curated by Jody Baral, Jose' Drudis Biada Art Gallery, Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles

If I Were a Carpenter, Curated by Steve Fujimoto, South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro

Skyline, Curated by Ben Zask, South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro

MAS Attack 12, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego

The Language of Perpetual Conditions, Curated by Brandon Hudson, Fine Arts Gallery, CSULA

 

2015

P/Review, Curated by Nicole Bardohl, Galerie KunstKomplex, Wuppertal, Germany 

LAAA Open Show, juror Leslie Jones (LACMA curator), Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

South Bay Focus, juror Maurizzio Hector Pineda, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Masque Attack 9, Temporary Space, Los Angeles, CA

Art & Home, an Evening With LA Family Housing, Room&Board, Culver City, CA

Odyssey, Fundraiser, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Unusual Mediums, Curated by Om Bleicher, bG Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica

Studio System, Torrance Art Museum, on-site residency, August

Water is Our Soul, Curated by Tatiana Botton, Art Project Paia, Maui, HA

Illusion, Galerie KunstKomplex, Wuppertal, Germany

Kölner Liste Art Fair, Galerie KunstKomplex, Cologne, Germany

Small Time, juror Cris McCall, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

3 Person Show, haleARTS, Santa Monica, CA

Adorn, juror Sarah Russin (LACE), Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

B/W, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

 

2014

Group Show, Galerie KunstKomplex, Germany, Nov. - Jan. 2015

MAS Attack 7, Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, CA

South Bay Focus, juror Scott Canty (LAMAG), Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

I Love Maui, Art Project Paia, Maui, HA

Group Show, haleARTS Space, Santa Monica, CA

Fall Exhibition & Auction, Curated by Donna Napper, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

Group Show, juror Scott Canty, South Bay Contemporary, Palos Verdes, CA

Cultural Excavation, juror Elizabeth James (Cherry and Martin), Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Abstractions, Art Project Paia, Maui, HA

Pasadena Showcase House of Design, Pasadena, CA

Kölner Liste Art Fair, Galerie KunstKomplex, Cologne, Germany

Shaped Reality, 2-person show, Curated by Nicole Bardohl, Galerie KunstKomplex, Wuppertal, Germany

The New Baroque, juror Martha Otero, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Pencils Down, Curated by Lisa Ellsworth, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

 

2013

South Bay Focus, juror James MacDevitt, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Fall Exhibition & Auction, Curated by Donna Enad Napper, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

2013 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

South Bay Contemporary, Curated by Peggy Zask, PS Zask Gallery, Palos Verdes, CA

Dwell On Design Home Tour, Los Angeles

Pasadena Showcase House of Design, Pasadena, CA

Women Make the World Go Round, Broadway Art Space, Santa Monica, CA

Gleaming Apollo, juror Shula Nazarian, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012

Migratory Marks VI, site-specific installation, Curated by Donna Enad Napper, Den Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

South Bay Focus, juror Grace Kook Anderson, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Marks in Motion, solo installation show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Venice Art Walk’s Silent Art Auction, annual fundraiser, Venice, CA

VS, juror Michele Urton (Gemini G.E.L.), Gallery 825, Los Angeles

 

2011

LAAA Open Show, juror Charlie Manzo (Gagosian N.Y.), Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

South Bay Focus, juror Carl Berg, Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Brand 40: Works on Paper, juror Peter Frank, Brand Library, Glendale, CA

Flag Stop: An Alternative Contemporary Art EventArt shown: Site-specific installation & POD solo show 

      Event curator, coordinator/committee member and designer (logo, promotional materials,

      advertising, signage, catalog, event brochure, banners and website), Torrance, CA

Energy, juror Howard Fox, OCCCA, Santa Ana, CA

California Sculpture SLAM, juror Charles Arnoldi, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA

Venice Art Walk’s Silent Art Auction, annual fundraiser, Venice, CA

 

2010

South Bay Focus, juror Tressa Williams (George Billis), Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Finding Feitelson, juror Marie Chambers (Louis Sterns), Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

The Organic Line, group show, Curated by Andi Campognone, AC Projects, Pomona, CA

 

2009

Gem, LAAA’s annual benefit fundraiser, Los Angeles, CA

My New Country, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

 

2008

In The Abstract, DCA, LAX Terminal 1 (Southwest Airlines), Los Angeles, CA

Annual Auction/Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Tarfest,  juror Howard Fox, Los Angeles, CA

Penumbra, juror James Panozzo, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Art Show, Gallery 825 booth, Los Angeles, CA

 

2007

Aurora, Gallery 825, juried exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

Celebrity Vault, LAAA fundraising art auction, Los Angeles, CA

Go Native, Gallery 825, juried exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

Presentation, Skin Haven Spa, Los Angeles, CA

Summer Heat, Gallery 825 juried exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

Onsite at the Gate, juror Aimee Chang, Angel’s Gate, San Pedro, CA

 

2006

Holiday Show, Gower Lofts, group show, Hollywood, CA

Abstraction, Upstream People Gallery, Int’l juried exhibition

LA Art Exchange Auction, Santa Monica, CA

 

2005

Waves of Grace Fundraiser for Tsunami Relief, George Doizaki Gallery,
Japanese American Cultural Ctr. 

Photosynthesis, Hollywood Women’s Club, Hollywood, CA

 

2004

On Site at the Gate, juror Meg Linton, Angels Gate, San Pedro, CA

Holiday Group Show, Sarpa Studio, Culver City, CA
Landscapes of Thought, The Loft Gallery, San Pedro, CA
Plein-Air Landscape, Lance Green Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA


 

 

© 2019 Valerie Wilcox