Awards


Los Angeles City Cultural Affairs COLA Fellowship and Exhibition 2014

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Los Angeles City Cultural Affairs COLA Fellowship and Exhibition 2014

COLA Individual Artist Fellowship and Exhibition Los Angeles Municipal Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park George Lawson, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, California In her ongoing series, Make ‘Em All Mexican (MEAM), Los Angeles-based artist Linda Vallejo deploys a simple visual strategy (painting things brown) in the service of an anything-but-simple feat of social engineering: calling to historical task an entire category of cultural presumption. Her art is political and activist, but without the subordination of aesthetic to rhetoric that...

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San Luis Obispo Museum of Art 2013

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San Luis Obispo Museum of Art 2013

  First Place Prize California Sculpture Slam 2013 San Luis Obispo Museum of Art juried by Chuck Arnoldi The California Sculpture SLAM is an open invitation competition, without restriction or adherence to restrictive thematic guidelines has inspired an extraordinary collection of works. For the 2013 competition 64 works from 45 artists included sculpture crafted of metal, wood, stone, glass, and mixed media.  Chuck Arnoldi, world renowned contemporary artist working from his studio in Venice, California, served as juror.   Shaping...

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Focus on the Masters 2009

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Focus on the Masters 2009

Focus on the Masters Archive Donna Granata, Focus on the Masters Founder and Director Oil on canvas…Found tree fragments…Tinker toys…Recycled Styrofoam…Add a deeply-held conviction about humanity’s relationship to the world and you enter the world of Linda Vallejo. Growing up in a military family, living and studying abroad, Linda’s life experiences have been shaped by many cultures, teaching her that nature and natural resources belong to all. Her work reflects a deep appreciation for the enduring beauty of nature and an awareness of...

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 2006

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Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 2006

Meditations on the Natural World & A Prayer for the Earth Eco Installation Funded by the Durfee Foundation Individual Artists’ Resource for Completion to support a solo exhibition of A Prayer for the Earth Eco Installation Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, CA January 6-March 12   Linda Vallejo: Meditations on the Natural World, an exhibit of recent oil paintings by a Los Angeles-based artist, will be presented in the East and West Ground-floor galleries from January 6 through March 12, 2006. Presented in conjunction...

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Self Help Graphics and Art Inc. 2013

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Self Help Graphics and Art Inc. 2013

Arte es Vida Award Celebrating 40 Years of Art and Culture SHGA honors artists, leaders, and philanthropists who make extraordinary contributions to Latino art and culture. 2013 awardees included Antonia Hernández, Philanthropic Leader and President, California Community Foundation; Los Lobos, musical artists who reflect our shared Latinidad; and Michael Amescua, Leo Limon, and Linda Vallejo, artists who helped define Self Help Graphics & Art.   Self Help...

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