Julio Valdez is a New York based mixed-media artist who was Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Working between pluri-cultural sensibilities, Julio infuses his work with multi-layered imagery as a response to the shifting cultural and social influences in his life. Julio has received numerous prestigious international awards, including an Artist-in-Residence Fellowship at The Studio Museum in Harlem, the Silver Palette for Painting at the 30th International Festival of Painting in France, the Grand Prize at the 17th Leon Jimenes Biennial in the Dominican Republic and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship among others.
All images courtesy of the artist
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