Artist Resume


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
1996-present         Dance Exhibitions and Performance Art, and DJ
                             
2018                      “Professional Arts Division” AZ State Fair, Phoenix
                              “Health, Wellness, the Human Form and Science Exhibition”, 3 person show, MRA Associates, Phoenix  
                              “Scorched” First Studio, Phoenix
                              “Past Due”, ABBA show, ASU Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe
                              “Lighthouse 11” Alwun House, Phoenix
                              “Exotic” Alwun House, Phoenix

2017                      “Tiny Works, Tiny Dances IIl”, 9 The Gallery, Phoenix
                              “Flat Rate Box”, group show, Modified Arts, Phoenix
                              “Bookish”, Harry Wood Gallery at ASU, Tempe
                              “The Art of Science”, First Studio, Phoenix
                              “Lighthouse 10” Alwun House, Phoenix

2016                      “Coexist”, Herberger Center Theater, Phoenix
                              “Lighthouse 9” Alwun House, Phoenix
                              “Tiny Works, Tiny Dances II”, 9 The Gallery, Phoenix
                              “Epilogue”, Firehouse Gallery, Phoenix
                              “Dreaming at Night”, a Square One production at MonOrchid

2015                       “Wintertide” Shemer Art Center, Juried group show,Phoenix
                              “Lighthouse 8” Alwun House, Phoenix
                              “Tiny Works, Tiny Dances”, Juried group show, 9 the Gallery, Phoenix
                              “Icelandia”, Lotus Contemporary Art, Phoenix
                              “Frontier Delay” Juried group sculpture show, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe
                              Artlink’s 17th Annual Juried Exhibition”, Oasis on Grand, Phoenix
                              “Celebrating the Circle” Juried group show, First Studio, Phoenix
                              “Force of Nature”, Juried group show, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix
                              2015 Juried Statewide Exhibition”, Gallery Glendale at Westgate, Glendale, AZ
                              “Equinox” Member show, Arizona Artist Collective Juried Exhibition, Firehouse Gallery, Phoenix
                             
2014                       Solo Show- one night only. “How Old Are You Deep Inside”, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix
                              “ARTELPHX 2014”, Multi-media performance and installation. Clarendon Hotel, Phoenix
                              “Body Language” group show. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art. Santa Ana, CA
                              “Souvenirs”, group show, in conjuction with The Museum of Walking and Scottsdale Public Art, The Livery  
                              “Pushing Paper” and “Layers “Juried group shows, Shemer Art Center
                              “The Dog and Pony Show”, Night Gallery at Tempe Marketplace, Tempe
                              "Liberty and Justice for Art", Arizona Artist Collective juried exhibition, {9} The Gallery
                              “Sort of Sacred Sculpture group show”, Multi-media performance and installation Ice House, Phoenix
                              "Mom!, a May Meditation on the Mother" group show, R Pela Gallery, Phoenix
                              “Personal Panethnicity” and “ Ways of Water” , group shows, Herberger Theater
                              “Arizona Artist’s Guild  2014 Juried Exhibition”, AAG Gallery, Phoenix
                              “AAG group Show”, Center for the Performing Arts, at Paradise Valley Community College, AZ
                              2014 Juried Statewide Exhibition”, Gallery Glendale at Westgate, Glendale, AZ

2013                       “Holy Daze” Juried group show, MonOrchid, Phoenix
                              “Institutional Shenanigans”. Multi-media performance and installation, IceHouse
                              “Bound/Rebound”, group show by ABBA, Harry Wood Gallery, ASU, Tempe Campus
                              “Festival of the Arts”, invited featured artist, Herberger Theater,          
                              "Klown" group show, R Pela Gallery
                              "In Case of Emergency", "Show and Tell" and “Entitled” Juried group shows, Herberger Theater

2012                       "Memory Play" Juried group show, Herberger Theater

2010-2011                Five juried exhibitions with the Arizona Artist’s Guild
                             
2009                       "Singularity" juried group show, Herberger Theater.
                              “Sculpture Show” at SAM, Arizona Artist Guild (AAG) Juried group show, Scottsdale
                              “Grand Opening 2009 Juried Exhibition”, Arizona Artist’s Guild

2008                       Art DETOUR, Phoenix. Three-person show at Gallery 623/Studio 6
“Abstract/Abstracted”, Herberger Theater, Phoenix
                              “Two Paths”, Two-Person Show, PHiX Gallery, Phoenix
“Green: Found Objects Transformed”, Arizona Artist Guild (AAG) Juried group show, Glendale, AZ
“AAG Fall Membership Exhibition”, Fountain Hills, AZ

2003, 2004              Art Institute of Phoenix Faculty Art Show”, Phoenix
                              Arizona Room 3”, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa AZ

2000                       Solo show. Arizona State University, Mercado Galleria, downtown Phoenix
1999-2001               Arizona State Fair annual juried exhibitions
1998                       Mesa Community College Art Department Faculty Show, Mesa, AZ.
                              “Arizona Watercolor Association Membership Exhibition”, Burton Barr Central Library, Phoenix
“Mood Swings, group exhibition”, Mood Swings salon, Tempe, AZ
                              “Staff and Member Art Show”, Gentle Strength Cooperative, Tempe
“Student Art Show”, The Phoenix Center 
1997                       “Arizona Watercolor Association Spring Exhibition”, Grady Gammage Auditorium.
                              “Arizona Watercolor Association Fall Exhibition”, Sun Cities Museum of Art.
1994                       Palm Beach Watercolor Society 11th Annual Juried Exhibition”, Boca Raton, FL
“Inspirations ‘94”, Palm Beach Juried Show, Old School Sq., Delray Beach, FL
“53rd Annual National Juried Art Competition”, Lake Worth Art League, FL.
1993                       “Palm Beach Watercolor Society (PBWS) Fall Showcase” ATC Corporate Center, Boca Raton
“Annual Harvest Days Juried Show”, Artists’ Showplace Cooperative, Lake Worth.
“Florida Atlantic University Alumni Invitational”, Ritter Gallery, Boca Raton.
“For the Love of Art”, PBCC Museum of Art, Lake Worth.
“Norton Artist Guild Juried Exhibition”, Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach.
“PBWS 10th Annual Exhibition”, Old School Square, Delray Beach.
“52nd Annual National Juried Art Competition”, Lake Worth Art League.
1992                       “Norton Artist Guild Juried Exhibition”, Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach.
“For the Love of Art”, PBCC Museum of Art, Lake Worth.
“PBWS 9th Annual Exhibition”, Ritter Gallery, Boca Raton.
“Showcase ‘92’, ATC Corporate Complex, Boca Raton.
“WXEL 7th Annual Art Awards and Preview”, Boynton Beach.
“Deanna Harris Gallery”, Lake Worth.
“Annual Harvest Days Juried Show”, Artist’s Showplace Cooperative.
1991                       “50th Annual National Juried Art Competition”, Lake Worth Art League.
“Student Art Exhibition”, Ritter Gallery at FAU, Boca Raton.
“Fine Art Exhibition”, Ritter Gallery, Boca Raton.
Worrels Juried Exhibition, Manalpan, FL.
“Annual Juried Show”, PBWS, Old School Square, Delray Beach.
“13th Annual Celebration of the Arts”, Lighthouse Gallery of Art, Tequesta, FL.
“D & D Center Invitational”, Palm Beach Council of the Arts, West Palm Beach.
“Norton Artist’s Guild Fall Preview”, Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach.
“Suburban Bank Juried Art Exhibition”, West Palm Beach.

1990                       “Fourth Annual Art Contest”, Loxahatchee Natural History Association, FL 

AWARDS

2018                       Best Alternative Bookform, “Past Due”, Harry Wood Gallery, ASU
2009                      Third Place, Arizona Artist Guild (AAG) Juried Sculpture show at SAM in Scottsdale
2000                       One person show, Arizona State University                               
                              Honorable Mention and People’s Choice Awards, Arizona State Fair
1999                       3rd Place, Arizona State Fair
1994                       Merchandise Award, 53rd Annual National Juried Art Competition, Lake Worth Art League
1993                       Judge’s Recognition, Palm Beach Watercolor Society Fall Showcase
1992                        Best in Show, Norton Artist Guild Juried Exhibition, Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach
Honorable Mention, Annual Harvest Days Juried Show, Artist’s Showplace Cooperative, Florida
1991                        Merchandise Award, 50th Annual National Juried Art Competition, Lake Worth Art League
2nd Place, Norton Artist’s Guild Fall Preview
2nd Place, Suburban Bank Juried Art Exhibition, West Palm Beach
 
GUEST SPEAKER and WORKSHOPS
Lecture and demo: Acrylic Transfers, for the Arizona Artist Guild (AAG), Phoenix. May 6, 2014
Lecture and demo: Successful Abstract Paintings and Acrylic Mediums, for the Tempe Artist Guild, Jan. 21, 2016

PRESS/BIBLIOGRAPHY

MonOrchid multimedia series kicks off with visual art in ‘Daydreaming at Night’

Downtown Devil, By Kara Carlson - April 8, 2016




Square 1 Series Artist Spotlight – Val Hunt

Couture in the Suburbs, by Lindsay Viker on March 29, 2016

 

YabYum Seven: Valerie Hunt
YabYum in Arizona, Arizona Artists, Sept. 27, 2015. interview by Nicole Royse

 
ARTELPHX Is Immersive, Fun at The Clarendon Hotel in Phoenix
Katrina Montgomery

What happened at … ARTELPHX Spring 2014
Local Revibe, Phoenix edition

Local Artists Showcased at 15th Annual Artlink Exhibition on May 3, 2015

COLLECTIONS (* = commissioned)                                                                                                                              
*Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY
Jacquelyn and Frank Ball, Manalapan, Florida
 Abby Chait, West Palm Beach, FL
*Donna Gardner, Lake Worth, FL
 Moscowitz Dick Kee, Boynton Beach, FL
 Maria Mandell, Lake Worth, FL
 Judy and Tom Tribbey, West Palm Beach, FL
*Michael Weiner, Esquire, Delray Beach, FL
*Beverly and Dave Brazill, Fort Meyers, FL
 James Anderson, Chattanooga, Tennessee
 Dr. Elizabeth Bond, Cary, North Carolina
*Adrienne Kelly, Mission Viejo, California
 Maxine Soloman, Phoenix, Arizona
 Brad Smith, Santa Ana, California
 Cattryn Somers, Phoenix, AZ
Joe Holdren, Phoenix
Ellen Bergstrom Nemetz 

PRESENT (and/or PAST) AFFILIATIONS

Shemer Art Center, Arizona Artists Guild juried member, Arizona Artist Collective, Arizona Watercolor Society juried member, Phoenix Artlink, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Phoenix Art Museum, ASU Art Museum, American Society of Interior Designers-Allied Member (ASID), Interior Design Educator’s Council (IDEC), NCIDQ certification. 



EDUCATION                       
  1. Master of Science in Design Arizona State University.  Thesis: Why Corporations in the Phoenix Area Collect Art.
  2. Bachelor of Fine Arts. Florida Atlantic University (a Florida state school), Boca Raton. Painting and Sculpture. Dean's List.
  3. Bachelor of Interior Design. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. School of Environmental Design, Department of Architecture 
Arizona State University, Tempe. Fifteen graduate 500/600 level studio art classes beyond Master’s Degree.   
Palm Beach Community College. Lake Worth, FL. Painting and Drawing classes. 
Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, New York. Design and drawing classes. 
Western Kentucky University. Bowling Green. Dean's List.



TEACHING EXPERIENCE


               Glendale Community College, Full time Faculty

               Art Institute of Phoenix, Art and Interior Design classes. Full time faculty

               Mesa Community College, Interior Design Full time faculty

               Arizona State University Interior Design Instructor

               Palm Beach Community College, West Palm Beach, FL. Art Department Full-time faculty
               Adjunct Faculty: Mesa Community College, Scottsdale Community College, and Phoenix College,  
                                             Glendale Community College. (Part time appointments vary each semester-taught 140 art and ID classes)

               Lantana School, Lantana, Florida. Adult Education Watercolor Classes

               Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida. Summer Art Camp for Kids