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Valaida Corrine D'Alessio Edit Profile

artist , Art consultant

Valaida C. D'Alessio, American Artist, art consultant. Experienced-based Master Ednl. Resources, Joliet Township High Schools, 1979. Volunteer Crisis Line of Will County, 1990-1996. Member Society Layerists in Multi-media, Society Experimental Artists, North Coast Collage Society F C.

Background

D'Alessio, Valaida Corrine was born on January 7, 1938 in Dwight, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Roy Selmer and Agnes Irene (Seversen) Christiansen.

Education

Student, Joliet Junior College, Illinois, 1957. Student, Aurora University, Illinois, 1964. Student, American Academy Art, Chicago, 1969.

Career

Adult art educator Joliet Junior College, 1980-1988. Art workshop leader various art leagues, Chicago area, 1980-1996, State of Illinois Gallery, Lockport, 1994. Volunteer Maui Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Foundation, since 2007.

Art consultant Lockport St. Gallery, Plainfield, Illinois, 1994—1996, Prairie View Gallery, Lockport, 1999—2000. Represented by Village Galleries Maui Hands Gallery, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Experienced-based Master Ednl. Resources, Joliet Township High Schools, 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor (paintings and mixed media collages) Watercolor and Collage Workshop, 1988, (books) Layering: An Art of Time and Space, 1992, Creative Collage Techniques, 1994, Best of Watercolor 2, 1997, Best of Watercolor 2 Painting Texture, 1997, Bridging Time and Space, Essays on Layered Art, 1998, Art and Healing (Barbara Ganin), 1999, The Art of Layering Making Connections, 2004.

Membership

Volunteer Crisis Line of Will County, 1990-1996. Member Society Layerists in Multi-media, Society Experimental Artists, North Coast Collage Society F C.

Connections

Married Terald Ramon Stevens, July 5, 1958 (divorced December 1974). Children: Christian Stevens, Curt Stevens, Kirsten Stevens, Karlin Stevens. Married Paul D'Alessio, July 16, 1976 (deceased April 2000).

father:
Roy Selmer Christiansen

mother:
Agnes Irene (Seversen) Christiansen

spouses:
Terald Ramon Stevens

Paul D'Alessio

children:
Christian Stevens D'Alessio

Curt Stevens D'Alessio

Kirsten Stevens D'Alessio

Karlin Stevens D'Alessio