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Valerio Ventura

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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Rome, Italy
Lives in
Oxnard, CA USA
Works in
California USA
Tags
mixed-media, video-art, landscape, modern, photography, digital, graffiti/street-art, figurative, conceptual
Statement

Ventura grew up in Rome, Italy before moving to the USA in the eighties to work as a designer in the film and television animation industry.  In 2011-12 Valerio was faculty at the prestigious California Institute of the Arts and collaborated with CalArts based non-profit Community Arts Partnership and Woodcraft Rangers as a fine art instructor serving innercity after school programs.  In 2015 Valerio received a Primetime Emmy Award for his individual achievement as designer on the acclaimed award winning primetime Disney Channel series "Mickey Mouse Shorts”.

EXHIBITS:

Zoix! 3 - The Art of Valerio Ventura: 2013 Solo Show at Nickelodeon Studios, Burbank CA

Carnegie Jazz: 2012 Solo Show at SoPas Public Library, South Pasadena CA USA

Zoix! 2: 2012 Solo Show at SoPas Gallery, South Pasadena CA USA

Hellboy 20th: 2014 Group Show at Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles CA USA

Go Nagai: 2013 Group Show at Q-Pop, Los Angeles CA USA

Super Pedro!: 2012 Group Show at Hangar Gallery, Santa Monica CA USA

After Walk 45: 2012 Group Show at The Alexandria/The Hear Gallery D.T. L.A. CA USA

F..A.M.M. #2: 2012 Group Show at The Hear Gallery at The Terrace, Pasadena CA USA

Hallow Art: 2011 Group Show at Decorative, Los Angeles CA USA

Vida: 2011 Group Show at Dream Factory LA, at the Brewery Los Angeles CA USA

Just Let Go2011 Group Show at Marilinda Rivera Gallery, Los Angeles CA USA

Temporary Contemporary: 2010 Group Show at Gallery 909 South Pasadena CA USA

Hotter Than July: 2010 Group Show at Gallery Godo, Glendale CA USA

Art Maze: 2010 Group Show at Gallery Godo, Glendale CA USA

Epicycloidal: 2010 One-Man-Show at Gallery Godo, Glendale CA USA

Art Fools: 2010 Group Show at Gallery Godo, Glendale CA USA

Trashed at Coachella: 2010 Group Show at Coachella Music Festival, Indio CA USA

Trashed at Coachella: 2010 Group Show at POVevolving Gallery, Los Angeles CA USA

Art March: 2010 Group Show at Gallery Godo, Glendale CA USA

Erotica: 2010 Group Show at Gallery Godo, Glendale CA USA

Air de Art #5: 2009 Group Show at Gallery Godo, Glendale CA USA

The Dark Side of the Light: 2009 Group Show at Gallery Godo, Glendale CA USA

F.A.M.e.: 2009 Group Show at: Pull My Daisy, Silver Lake CA USA

Mickeyanic -The Art of Valerio Ventura: 2009 One-Man-Show at Walt Disney, Hammersmith, London UK

Katrina Relief 5: 2009 Group Show at Lieberman Space, S. Pasadena CA USA

Distorted Views: Group Show at Gallery Godo, Glendale CA USA

Trashed at Coachella: 2009 Group Show at Coachella Music Festival, Indio CA USA

Mickeyanic -The Art of Valerio Ventura: 2009 One-Man-Show at Disney Consumer Product, Glendale CA USA

Buy This Trash: 2009 One-Man-Show at Cartoon Network, Burbank CA USA

Katrina Relief 4: 2008 Group Show at Lieberman Space, S. Pasadena CA USA

The Art of Valerio Ventura: 2008 One-Man-Show at Wax Poetic Gallery, Burbank CA USA

Too F&N Cute: 2008 Group Show at Pehrspace, Hollywood CA USA

Katrina Relief 3: 2007 Group Show at Lieberman Space, S. Pasadena CA USA

The Holiday Show: 2007 Group Show at Van Eatons Gallery, Sherman Oaks CA USA

NCompass: 2007 Group Show at NCompass, West Hollywood CA USA

Art Mitzvah: 2007 Group Show at Infusion Gallery, Down Town LA, CA USA

Un-Animated: 2007 Group Show at Universal Art Gallery, Venice CA USA

NCompass: 2006 Group Show at NCompass, West Hollywood CA USA

The Holyday Show: 2006 Group Show at Van Eatons Gallery, Sherman Oaks CA USA

Katrina Relief 2: 2006 Group Show at Lieberman Space, S. Pasadena CA USA

Zoix: 2006 One-Man-Show at Cartoon Network, Burbank CA USA

Katrina Relief 1: 2005 Group Show at Lieberman Space, S. Pasadena CA USA

F.A.M.e.: 2005 Group Show at: L. B. Mayer Building, Hollywood CA USA

Flawed: 2004 One-Man-Show at Bent Art Gallery, S. Pasadena CA USA

Animation Design Retrospective: 2002 Duo Show at the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA USA

The Ensamble: 1985 Group Show at San Bernardino County Museum, San Bernardino CA USA