Patssi Valdez is active/lives in California. Patssi Valdez is known for surreal interior painting, Chicano themes.
"Patssi Valdez began her artistic career in the 1970s as a student in
Garfield High School in East Los Angeles when she became the only
female among the seminal, four-member Chicano art group ASCO (nausea in
Along with Valdez, ASCO members included the now well-known
photographer Harry Gamboa and artists Willie Herron and Gronk.
the definition of Chicano art beyond murals and posters by
experimenting with a range of art forms, including street performance,
photographic montage, pageantry and conceptual art.
In January 2001, "Patssi Valdez: A Precarious Comfort" opened at The
Mexican Museum in San Francisco. In March 2001, Valdez was one of
only three Los Angeles artists awarded a $25,000 Durfee Artist
Fellowship based on past artistic achievement and future promise."
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