Valerie Constantino*
www.valerieconstantino.net


Education

1991, MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


1989, BFA, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA


1981-82, Studio Participant, The Banff Center School of Fine Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada
 
Selected Exhibitions, Installations, Performances

2019, College of Arts and Letters Faculty Exhibition, The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

2019, American River College Art Faculty Exhibition, Sacramento Metropolitan Art Commission and the

     Sacramento Municipal Utility District Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2018, ‘True Poems flee;’ These Words are free, Participatory Performance, The Crocker Art Museum, The International

     Rose Garden for Peace, State Capitol and Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA
2017, Crossing Sublime (After 'After Nature'), One-person Exhibition, The Robert Else Gallery, Sacramento State University, CA,
     Performative Reading, The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA


2015-18, Instinct Extinct, The Great Pacific Flyway, Collaborative Exhibition, The Design Museum, Univ. of California, Davis, CA;          

     Stanislaus State University, Turlock, CA, other locations
2017, 2016, Faculty Exhibition, Kaneko Gallery, American River College, Sacramento, CA


2015, Surrealismo: An Homage to Surrealism, Juried, Raices Taller Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2015, Desert/ed Bodies, Juried Exhibition for Open Embodiments Conference, Center for Critical Studies of the Body,

     University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2015, 2014, Bilder, Briefe, Noten, Invitational, Autoren Galerie, Munich, Germany
2014, Corpus 2014, Juried, Level 25 Artjournal
    http://issuu.com/level25artjournal/docs/level25artjournal_corpus


2012, Lo Studio dei Nipoti, Invitational, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC


2010, My Liquid Self, Juried Film Screening, The Screening Room, Tucson, AZ 


2008, house with song, One-person Exhibition, The Joseph Gross Gallery, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


2005, My Voice in the desert, Performative Reading, Raices Taller Gallery, Tucson, AZ 


2002, Pelt / Rabbit, One-person Exhibition, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ
2002, Valerie Constantino: Sough Beneath the Flame, One-person Exhibition, Philip Alan Gallery, New York, NY
2001, The Irrational Qualities of Substance, Performance, Philip Alan Gallery, New York, NY
1999, My Liquid Self, One-person Exhibition, Galerie Caduta Sassi, Munich, Germany


1999, Installing Nature: Manifestations of Time, Juried, Parson's School of Design, New York, NY

Selected Awards, Publications and Professional Activities
    
2020, Research and Creative Activity Faculty Award for Love Letters, interdisciplinary project, Sacramento State University, 

     Sacramento, CA

2020, College of Arts and Letters Scholarly and Creative Activity Award for Signposts, ongoing public installation project,

     Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA

2019, Published, Signpost: engage, About Place Journal, Vol V, Issue IV, October, 2019, https://aboutplacejournal.org

2019, Published, Instinct Extinct: The Great Pacific Flyway, Leonardo Journal, Vol. 52 No. 1, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA
2018, College of Arts and Letters Scholarly and Creative Activity Award for ‘True Poems flee,’ These Words are free, public

     performative project, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA
2018, Professional Development Award, American River College, Sacramento, CA for participation in Leonardo: The Convening at

     the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2018, Published, After Valentina Tereshkova 4, Make8elieve, #13 Graphs & Charts & Grids, http://make8elieve.com/
2017, Published, Instinct Extinct: The Great Pacific Flyway, exhibition catalog essay, California State University, Stanislaus, CA    
2016, Research and Creative Activity Faculty Award for Crossing Sublime (After ‘After Nature’), interdisciplinary project, Sacramento

     State University,Sacramento, CA
2016, Published, Deference and Vigilance, About Place Journal (of the Black Earth Institute); Vol. IV Issue 1, May 
    

     http://aboutplacejournal.org/issues/reimagine/section-2/valerie-constantino/
2013, Artist Residency, Morris Graves Foundation, Loleto, CA
2013, Published, Harem Pool, Make8elieve, #3 Oil, http://make8elieve.com/
2009, Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop, Juried Participant, Tucson, AZ
2008, Professional Development Grant, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, AZ
2008, Artist Residency, Brisons Veor, Cornwall, England
2008, 2005, Artist’s Grants, Tucson Pima Arts Council, Tucson, AZ
2007, Artist Grant, Contemporary Forum, The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
1995, Published: Textile: An Event in Time, Fiberarts Magazine, Vol. 22, No. 2 and in support, The Empire State Crafts Alliance, 

     Research and Writing Grant
1994, Published: Threadlore, Surface Design Journal, Vol. 19, No. 1 and in support, The Betty Parks Publishing Award

Teaching, Lecturing

2014- , Lecturer, Art Department, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA


2015- , Part-time Faculty, Fine and Applied Arts Department, American River College,Sacramento, CA


2016, Lecturer, Instinct Extinct: The Great Pacific Flyway, Grace Hudson Museum, Ukiah, CA


2013-14, Part-time Faculty, Department of Art and Humanities, Yuba Community College, Marysville, CA


2012, Lecturer, Alternative (Art) Histories, Lecture series, Academia de Arte y Cultura, La Raza Galeria Posada, Sacramento, CA


2002-11, Part-time Faculty, Art and Humanities Department, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ


2007-10, Founder / Studio Leader, Troops Reports: Art Studio for Disabled Veterans, Southern Arizona Veteran's Administration  

     Health Care System, Tucson, AZ
2007, Lecturer: Creativity and Post-traumatic Stress, Tucson Veteran’s Center, Tucson, AZ
2005, Faculty Associate, Department of Art, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ


2001, Visiting Faculty, Department of Fiber and Material Studies, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


1998, Lecturer, The Textile is the Text for the Symposium: Women, Art and Change, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY


1996-97, Faculty Associate, Fibers Department, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD


1992-94, Lecturer / Curator; The New York Open Center Art Gallery, New York, NY

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