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education

2011    MFA San Jose State University, San Jose CA, Spatial Art

2008    BA San Jose State University, San Jose CA, Spatial Art

2005    AA Cabrillo College, Aptos CA, Fine Art Focus.


teaching experience

2014-16   Adjunct Lecturer, 3D Design and Metal Arts, San Jose State University.

2010-11   Graduate Teaching Associate, 3D design, San Jose State University.


solo and two-person shows

2016   Adon S. Valenziano: Fruiting Bodies. City College Art Gallery, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

2012   Strange Beauty: Works by Adon S. Valenziano. MPC Art Gallery, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA.

2011   Biometamorphosis. Gallery Three, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.

2010   Symbiont: a new sculpture by Adon Valenziano. Gallery Five, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.

2008   Biometamorphic Zoo Herbert Sanders Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.

2001   Interconnectivity: Sculpture by Adon Valenziano. Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA.

2000   Biometamorph: Sculpture by Adon Valenziano. Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA.

1999   Works: by Adon Valenziano and W. Scott Trimble. Santa Cruz Art Center, Santa Cruz, CA.

select group shows

2016    Anne and Mark's Art Party. Santa Clara Fairgrounds, Santa Clara, CA.

2016    Abstract Santa Cruz. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.

2015    Summer Sculpture Exhibit. Filoli Gardens, Woodside, CA.

2014    Material Illusions. Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, CA.

2014    Sculpture Is. Sierra Azul, Watsonville, CA.

2014    Community Matters SjSU Alumni in San Jose. San Jose City Hall, San Jose, CA.

2014    Anne and Mark's Art Party. Santa Clara Fairgrounds, Santa Clara, CA.

2014    Cal Expo Fine Art Exhibition. California State Fair, Sacramento, CA.

2013    Bold Expressions. Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA.

2013    California Sculpture Slam. San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA.

2013    Crocker Kingsley Award Winners. Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.

2012    The Crocker Kingsley Competition. The Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA.

2012    Lift Off 2012. Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA.

2001    Transcending Space. MatrixArts, Sacramento, CA.

2000   The Fourth Annual Arts on Fire Exhibition. Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA.

1999    The Third Annual Arts on Fire Exhibition. Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA.

1998    Winners Circle: new work by seventeen award winning artists. Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA.

1998    B.C. . 98: Sculpture by the Bronze Collective. Santa Cruz Art Center, Santa Cruz, CA.

1997   Out of Order: a contemporary art exhibit juried by Marian Parmenter. Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA.

1996   Mostra 96: Painting and Sculpture Invitational. Museo ItaloAmericano, San Francisco, CA.

awards

2014  Golden Bear Award (Best Sculpture), from California State Fair Fine Art Exhibition. Sacramento, CA.

2012   Exhibition Award "Best in Show", from Crocker Kingsley. Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA.

2012   Nomination, The Joan Mitchell Fondation 2012 MFA Grant Program, San Jose State University.

2012   Nomination, International Sculpture Center Outstanding Student Award, San Jose State University

2000   Exhibition Award, from The Fourth Annual Arts on Fire Exhibition. Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA.

1997   Exhibition Award, from Out of Order: a contemporary art exhibit juried by Marian Parmenter. Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA.

1996   Cabrillo College Merit Award, VAPA department, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA. Awarded for outstanding achievement in the discipline of sculpture.

 
 

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