Patssi Valdez is a Los Angeles Based artist
PAINTER, PERFORMANCE ARTIST, PHOTOGRAPHER, DESIGNER
Valdez was born and raised in East Los Angeles, to a working class family.
Valdez has received critical acclaim internationally for her work with the avant art group “ASCO” she helped form in the early 1970’s.
Valdez is know for her painting, paper fashions, street performances such as in the walking mural, the instant mural and her role in No Movie Movies..
Valdez is the recipient of many prestigious awards,The J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the Durfee and Brody Arts Fellowship in Visual Arts.
Her work is included in several museums collections.
In 2013 her work became part of the Whitney Museum of American Art permanent collection.
In 2012-14 her work was featured in several traveling museum exhibitions in the US and abroad.
Valdez continues to create and exhibit art.