About the Artist:

Valerie Sullivan Fuchs is a new media artist who works with time-based media,  video, video installation, sculpture and sound, to encounter the industrial and electric forms which mediate our direct relationship with nature, the land and each other.  

She was raised, lives and works in the rural landscape of Kentucky.

M.F.A.,Time Arts area, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1998; B.Arch from the University of Kentucky.

Current and recent shows and upcoming events 2009-2012:


Transparency and Trans-formations, US Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden (4/2010-2012)  
H2O; Film on Water, Great Rivers Arts,  Bellows Falls, Vermont, (Aug-Oct)
Prospects, Sun Valley Center for the Arts,  Sun Valley,  Idaho (Oct-Dec.)
Kentucky Short Film and Video Festival, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY (Sept. 15)   
Art Dialogues, Speed Art Museum,  Louisville, KY (Sept. 17)
Concrete Video, solo show, Green Building Gallery, Louisville, KY (Oct-Nov)
After Dark Art Event, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY, Video Collaboration with Ben Sollee, (October 23)
Winter Count, Solo Show,  Indiana University Southeast,  New Albany, IN  (February 2010)

 
Selected recent shows:


Film and Video Festival,  Parnu Estonia
Galerie Eugene Lendl, Graz, Austria  
BELEF summer festival, Belgrade, Serbia
Presence, a solo show at the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
21c Museum, Finding Family, Louisville, KY
Live.Learn.Believe. Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY
Kentucky National, Murray, Kentucky

other group shows:  Contemporary Arts Forum in Santa Barbara, CA., and the Illinois Art Gallery, A + D, Columbia College, Betty Rymer, SAIC, Chicago, IL.


Selected Collections include:

International Collection of Contemporary Art, Laura Lee Brown & Steve Wilson, Louisville International Airport, 21c Museum, Center for Women & Families, Dr.Gregory Brown Revive Corporate Headquarters & The Green Building, Louisville, KY

Grants/Awards include

Sony Corporation, an Al Smith Fellowship,  Kentucky Arts Council and the
Kentucky Foundation for Women. Valerie Fuchs’ theater video design work received an
international award at the Prague Quadrennial with Actors Theater of Louisville.


Selected publications about her work include:

Art Papers, Dialogue, American Theater, Louisville Magazine, Courier-Journal, Apple.com, LEO and MIT"s electronic journal Leonardo


Her published writing:
 

”Interview with Chris Radtke”,  Pitch 2006 and her second published
review, on video artist Breda Beban’s work,  “The Most Beautiful Woman in Gucha”, LEO
Weekly, 2007,
will be re-published in Revisiting Beauty an anthology of critical essays, edited by Peg Brand, IUS Press 2011.