NANCY VALLADARES

AWARDS & COMPETITIONS

2015   Endsley Memorial Fellowship. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL

          The World Less Traveled grant. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL

2014  Best Cinematography ExFest Film Festival. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL

2013   Distinguished Scholar Merit Scholarship. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL

2012   1st place, ICCJA Photojournalism AwardElgin Community College. Elgin, IL

2011    1st, 2nd place, ICCJA Photojournalism Award. Elgin Community College. Elgin, IL

2010   Scholarship Recipient. American Academy of Art. Chicago, IL

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017    SOMOS NORTE / SOMOS SUR / SOMOS UNIDXS, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL

2016   Itinerant Bodies: At the Edge of Latinidad and Identity, Columbia College. Chicago, IL

2015    BFA Show, Sullivan Galleries. Chicago, IL  

           Artress- An Exhibition of Contemporary Art Works by International Women Artists, Research House for Asian Art. Chicago, IL

2014    In Search for a Homeland, SUGS Gallery X. Chicago, IL

           Input//Output, Side Street Studio Art. Elgin, IL

           ExFest Film FestivalSchool of the Art Institute of Chicago Columbus Gallery. Chicago, IL

           More than A Place, Roman Susan Gallery. Chicago, IL

2013   Student show, Elgin Community College. Elgin, IL

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017   Graphic Design Assistant and Video Producer, Gail Borden Public Library District. Elgin, IL. 

2016   Photographer. Chicago Artist Coalition. Round and Round, Performance and Installation by Johana MoscosoChicago, IL

          Video producer and Graphic Designer, Gail Borden Public Library. Elgin, IL 

          Volunteer, Latino Art Now Biennial Conference. Chicago, IL

 2015  Teaching Assistant, Early College Program, School of The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL

          Cinematographer, Catharsis 2015 Directed by Sam Grad, Gene Siskel Film Center. Chicago, IL

 2014   Assistant Camera, Remote Embodiments, Anke Loh Fashion Film. Chicago, IL

           Photographer, EXPO CHICAGO, International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, Machera Series 6, Performance by            Johana Moscoso. Chicago, IL

          Co-Founder of Student Group UNIDXS @ SAIC, School of The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL

          Cinematographer and Editor, Fragile Intersections Short Film. Lady Bean Productions. Chicago, IL

2013   Assistant, The Americas Group Technologies Corp. Hampshire, IL

2012   Graphic Design volunteer, Upwardly Global. Chicago, IL

          Co-founder and President of Teach Educate Advocate Around the World. Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

2011    Photojournalist, ECC Observer, Elgin, IL

          Marketing Director Assistant, ECC Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin IL

 

PUBLICATIONS & LECTURES

2017     Artist Feature, Guanyu Xu's artist Blog, Der Greif, Germany

           Biota, Soft, R.I.P.( Resilience. Integrity. Presence.)  Issue 1, Published by Euree Kim for NAUWU

2016    Video Lecture, The Melting Paleta and Other Altruistic Tragedies, Art Institute of Chicago Museum Education. Chicago, IL

            Reading, Borders & Barriers Artist Talk, Organized by Artists Known As, UNIDXS and Students for Justice in            

            Palestine. Leroy Neiman Center. Chicago, IL

            Selected Photos, School of the Art Institute of Chicadgo Photo Department Catalogue. Chicago, IL 

 2015    Selected Writings, Sula Collective Issue 1, Feature artist. Online Magazine.

 

EDUCATION

2016    BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL