|Event Name:||Art Exhibit: Marius Valdes|
|Event Description:|| Sept 9 - Oct 15, 2021
Opening Reception: Thurs, Sept 9 from 6-8pm
Marius Valdes is an artist currently based in Columbia, South Carolina. He is an Associate Professor in studio art concentrating on design and illustration at The University of South Carolina. He lives in Forest Acres, South Carolina with his wife Beth, daughter Emma, and very lazy but adorable dog, Mary.
Valdes received his BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia and his MFA in Visual Communication from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2005.
Valdes has been recognized by design publications such as Graphic Design USA, HOW, Print, Communication Arts, Creative Quarterly, STEP, and industry competitions including American Illustration, AIGA InShow, AIGA SEED Awards, and The South Carolina Advertising Federation Addy Awards.
Valdes? work has been featured in several books about contemporary graphic design and illustration. He has participated in solo and group exhibitions internationally. Valdes has presented at academic conferences about design and illustration related topics.
In 2017, Valdes completed a one year residency as the first visual Artist in Residence at the award-winning and innovative Richland Library.
|Event Class:||Arts & Culture|
|Contact Person or Organization:||Aiken Center for the Arts|
|Start Date/Time:||10/4/2021 10:00 AM|
|End Date/Time:||10/9/2021 5:00 PM|
|Directions:||Aiken Center for The Arts
122 Laurens St SW
Aiken, SC 29801