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Seascapes and Beaches, c.2004-08

The ocean serves as a constant source of inspiration for Valadez as he finds the waters both cleansing and terrifying.

Including Low Tide, Bait, and Sea Monsters and Freight


"Cigany Himnusz", Rostas Szabina

Downtown Panoramas, c.2004

Valadez, also a renowned muralist, demonstrates his talent for panoramic views of urban settings.

Including Holidays and Leed's Shoes


“Thembi,” Pharoah Sanders

Los Angeles Car Show Scenes, c.1999-2006

In order to break from time spent in studios, Valadez attended Los Angeles Car Shows and was immediately inspired by the dynamics and culture of the shows.

Including Dulces, Gingerbread and Chevy Twins


“Orange Skies,” Love


The Very Large Array: San Diego / Tijuana Artists in the MCA Collection

Extended School Partnership (ESP) Program at MCASD

Art People by Hannah Van Arsdale

Feed Your Greedy Organ

Q&A with Artist Margaret Noble

44th and Landis - Installation Time Lapse

Phenomenal: California Light Space Surface - La Jolla Installation

Spencer Finch: Rome (Pantheon, Noon, June 14, 2011)

Robert Irwin and Craig Kauffman Installations

De Wain Valentine