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De Wain Valentine, American artist. John Simon Guggenheim fellow, 1980; National Endowment for Arts awardee, 1981.


Valentine, De Wain was born on August 27, 1936 in Fort Collins, Colorado, United States. Son of Glenn and Rouine (Lass) Valentine.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Colorado, 1958. Master of Fine Arts, University Colorado, 1960. Yale Norfolk fellow, Yale University, 1958.


Instructor University Colorado, 1958-1961, 64, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965-1967. Artist-in-residence Aspen Institute, Colorado, 1967, 68.


  • Other Work

    • One man shows include University Colorado, 1958, 60, The Gallery, Denver, 1964, Douglas Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 1968, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, 1968, Galerie Birschofberger, Zurich, Switzerland, 1969, Pasadena Museum Modern Art, California, 1970, San Jose Museum, California, 1974, Long Beach Museum Art, California, 1975, La Jolla Museum Contemporary Art, California, 1975, Santa Barbara Museum Art, California, 1977, Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1979, University California-Irvine, 1979, Institute Art and Urban Resources, New York City, 1981, Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, 1982, Laumeier International Sculpture Park, St. Louis, 1982, Madison Art Center, Wisconsin, 1983, Honolulu Academy Arts, 1985, Contemporary Arts Center, Honolulu, 1985. Group exhibitions include Whitney Annual Exhibit, 1966, 69, 70, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1969, Milwaukee Art Center, 1971, American Annual Exhbit, Chicago Art Institute, 1973. Represented in permanent collections Los Angeles County Museum Art, Milwaukee Art Center, Whitney Museum American Art, Chicago Art Institute, Joslyn Museum Art, Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, San Diego Museum Art, San Diego Museum Contemporary Art, Plam Springs (California) Desert Museum, Honolulu Acad of Arts, Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Laguna Beach (California) Museum Art, Pasadena (California) Art Museum.


Married Jeanne C. Clayman, February 14, 1985. Children by previous marriage: Christopher, Sean, Nelsen.

Glenn Valentine

Rouine (Lass) Valentine

Jeanne C. Clayman