" Dancing into the New Year "
 The Glashaus, 1815 Main St., San Diego, CA.




"Pura Vida" Show.
Museo Regional San Ramon, Costa Rica.




International Contemporary Art exhibition 2013. Art Gallery Le Logge, Assisi, Italy.




"La Piu Suggestiva"




"Spring in Sweden"


March 1 - 31: " ROPA TENDIDA ", at the San Diego Watercolor Society.





"Portes, fenêtres, balcons ouverts, fermes"




Minnie Valero and Mariko Irie:
"Two Women Show"



"Tango Series"



"Summer Dreams"

          
              “De l’Argentine à Argèles”
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Solo Exhibitions

January 12 - April 12, 2016 : Individual exhibition of Women's  Portraits at  Adventures in Bridge,  5939 Balboa Ave.,San Diego, CA


April - October, 2015: "Plein-Air" oil, acrylic and watercolors at the San Diego Law Library, San Diego, CA.

2014 - 2015: THE WOMEN Series, at San Diego Law Library, San Diego, CA

June 2-30, 2015:  " Au Fils de Saisons ".  Solo show at the Bibliotheque Municipale de  Cauterets,
France.
 
January  2 - 25, 2015:  " Dancing into the New Year ".  Solo show at The Glashaus, 1815 Main St., San Diego, CA.

November 6 - 30, 2014: "Where is My Home". Solo exhibition at Latin Art Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

September 7-30, 2014: "Ou est chez moi?" Solo exhibition at Biblioteque Municipale de Cauterets, France.    

March 20-24, 2014. PURA VIDA! Solo Show at Museo Regional San Ramon, Costa Rica.

October 1-17, 2013. Solo Show at the Bibliotheque Municipale d'Argeles -Gazost, France.

September 6-30, 2013: "Le Mystere de L'Eau". Biblioteque Municipale de Cauterets, France.

July - August, 2013:  "Spring in Sweden". Ricklungarden Museum, Saxnas, Sweden.

  

 April 9-22, 2013. "From the End of the World", Minnie Valero, paintings, and Doreen Mellen,
ceramics. Gallery 21, Spanish Village Art Center, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.


August-September, 2012.  "Portes, fenètres, balcons ouverts, fermes". Bibliothèque Municipale de Cauterets. 65110 Cauterets, France.

April. 2012.  Minnie Valero and Mariko Irie - Two Women Show, Gallery 21, Spanish Village Art Center, Balboa Park, San Diego, California.

March-April, 2012. Tango Series at  “Tre Porcellini” Restaurant, Hillcrest, San Diego, California.

November 19, 2011: " Summer Dreams”. Exhibition at Town Park Villas Clubhouse, University City, San Diego, California.

September 1- October 7, 2011: " De L'Emotion à L'Image ". Bibliothèque Municipale de Cauterets. 65110 Cauterets, France.

August 1-20, 2011: Solo Show/Exposition Individuelle. , “De l’Argentine à Argèles”: Poesie des Territoires. Video. Bibliothèque  Municipale de Argèles-Gazost, 1 Rue Jean Bourdette, 65400,  Argèles-Gazost, France.

April 2,  2011: "The Secret Life of Women". An exhibition of 22 paintings and Minnie's collection of Sketchbooks. Town Park Villas Clubhouse, San Diego, California.

September 1- October 29, 2010.:  " Chimeres".  Bibliothèque Municipale de Cauterets. 65110 Cauterets, France.

April 2010- March 2011: "Impressions of Little Italy". Petrini's Restaurant, San Diego, California.

November 2009-September 2010.  Portrait series. Galerie Bordenave. Cauterets, France.


September 3- October 17, 2009.: " Le Temps Suspendu ". Bibliothèque Municipale de Cauterets. 65110 Cauterets, France.

March-December  2009. "Caprichos, San Diego and the World". 25 mixed media works on maps and watercolor paper utilizing  acrylic, watercolor,  pastel, ink, stamps and Paris Metro tickets

July 12-September 30, 2008:  "Mon Jardin Secret" Bibliothèque Municipale de Cauterets. 65110 Cauterets, France.

May 14- August 31, 2008 : " Metamorphosis" at Imagina-Tiff Salon.  At 3, rue Alsace. 65400 Argeles-
Gazost, France.

March 29-December 31, 2008:  " Memorias de Tango" at Petrini's Restaurant. San Diego, California.

November 2007 - April  2008:  " A mes yeux - Through my eyes", "Au Village" Gallery. Saint-Savin, France.

 

Group Juried  Exhibitions and Awards


March 1 - 31, 2016: " ROPA TENDIDA ", at the San Diego Watercolor Society.

December, 2015: “Praha Tower”, watercolor, juried in at the San Diego Watercolor  Society, San Diego, CA.

October 10-January 9, 2016: URBAN SEA LIFE, three paintings. Group juried exhibition at the Southwestern Yacht Club, San Diego, CA.

August 5-31, 2015: Two paintings at the San Diego Watercolor Society Group Juried exhibition. San Diego, CA.
August 8-9, 2015: " One Night Stand ", group exhibition by Glashaus Artists, at the Glashaus, San  Diego, CA.

August 7-8, 2015: " Drought Tolerant Plants Convention ", Art Exhibition at  Jacobs Center, San Diego, CA. 

May 29-June7, 2015: 27ème Salon des Arts, Montrabé, France.
April -June,  2015: small paintings at "Simply Local", University and 30th St., San Diego, CA.
April 1-30, 2015: "Colliure" and "Tranquera", juried in, at the San Diego Watercolor Society, 2825 Dewey Rd., #105, San Diego, CA.
March  21-22, 2015: Latin American Art Festival participant, NTC Promenade, Liberty Station, Point Loma, San Diego, CA.
February 26 - March 8, 2015: Connect/Collude/Collaborate. Collaborative Show at the Glashaus, San Diego, CA.
January 27 - February 7, 2015: Group Exhibition , "PAINT THE TOWN", at La Jolla Art Association Gallery.
8100 Paseo del Ocaso, La Jolla, CA.

June 7 - July  6, 2014: Exhibition at San Diego County Fair, Del Mar,  California.

June 1 - 30, 2014: “It’s a Wonderful World”
Exhibition at La Jolla Art Association, 8100 Paseo del
Ocaso, La Jolla, California, 92037.

June, 2014: selected for exhibition at  the San Diego Watercolor Society, San Diego, California.
April 2014:  Pastel Society of San Diego Group Exhibition  at Gallery 21, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.
April 2014:  Painting " Memory Lane" in exhibition at San Diego Watercolor Society.  
January 2014: " REFLECTIONS", exhibition of the San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild. Gallery 21,
Spanish Village, Balboa Park, San Diego, California.

December, 2013: Regional Show,  San Diego Art Institute, Museum of the Living Artist, Balboa Park,
San Diego, California.

December, 2013: San Diego Watercolor Society members exhibit, San Diego, California.
December, 2013: Kettner Art Gallery, Little italy, San Diego, California.
November 30-December 8, 2013: International Contemporary Art exhibition 2013. Art Gallery Le Logge, Assisi, Italy. See Art Guide.
November 18-December 8, 2013: San Diego Art Institute, C-Note event. Museum of the Living Artist,
Balboa Park, San Diego, California.
November 12-24, 2013: "Miniature Plus", La Jolla Art Association, La Jolla, CA.
May-June, 2013: San Diego Art Institute, C-Note event. Balboa Park, San Diego, California.

"Travel with Minnie" Sketchbook, 2013:
April 17-18 at Rochester, NY. Monroe Community College.
April 19 at Albany, NY. Upstate Artist Guild.
April 20 at Hudson, NY. Columbia County Council on the Arts.
April 26-27 at Philadelphia, PA. The Painted Bride Art Center.
May 4 at New York, NY. Ideas City Street Festival at New Museum.
June 7-9: Trinity Square ,  Distillery Historic District, Toronto, Ontario,Canada.

July 2-3, Florida
July 8,9, Tennessee
July 12-14, Chicago, IL. Hyde Park Art Center.
July 19-21, Portland, Oregon
July 26-28, San Francisco, California August 1: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
August 2-4: Iam8bit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
August 15: The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
August 17: Art S.Louis, St. Louis, MO
August 22: American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
August 25: Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
August 27: Watkins College of Art and Design, Nashville, TN
August 30: City Museum, St. Louis, MO
SEPTEMBER
3-4:      Indianapolis Art Center, IN.
7-8:     Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA.
18:       Institute of Art and Design, Milwakee, WI.
20:       Light Grey, Minneapolis, MN.
23:       Dah Art center, Rapid City, SD.
26-27:  Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS
27:       Space Gallery in Wichita, KS
29:       Santa fe Art Institute, Santa fe, NM.
29:       The Farmers Public Market in Oklahoma City, OK.
OCTOBER
10/3:    The University of Missouri in Kansas City, MO
10/5:    The Dandy Lion in New Albany, IN
10/6:    Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, OH
10/8:    Market Square in Pittsburgh, PA
10/17:  Darling Foundry in Montreal, Quebec

December 16-30, 2012: La Jolla Art Association, La Jolla, CA
December 2012-January 2013: The Glashaus, Doreen Mellen Studio, Barrio Logan, San Diego, CA.
December 2012-January 2013: Women's Museum of California, Barrack 16, Liberty Station,, San Diego, CA.
September 29-October 21, 2012. San Diego Museum of Art, Artists Guild All-Member Show. "Exits and Entrances" - REP 2012.
"Travel with Minnie" Sketchbook, 2012:  
October 12-19 at Canada Water Library, London, U.K. September 12-15,  at  Co-Lab Project Space,  Austin, Texas.
September 4-5  at Urban ReThink, Orlando, Florida.
August 29-Sept.1,  at “Mass Collective“. Atlanta, Georgia.
August 23-25:  at “The Painted Bride”. Philadelphia, PA.  August  8-22,  at Toronto, Canada.
August, 2012. Hungarian Multicultural Center, Budapest, Hungary.
"Travel with Minnie" Sketchbook, 2012: July 12-14, at Portland, ME     
July 6-8,  at Greater Boston, MA.
May-June: "C-Note Show", San Diego Art Institute, Museum of the Living Artist, Balboa Park,San Diego, California.
June 6-30: “Forever Jazz” Show. Mo’olelo Theatre, Agency for the Arts Gallery. San Diego, CA.
June 9. Watercolor Demonstration and Critique, San Diego Watercolor Society, Alcazar Gardens.Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.
June 1-20: Pop-Up Library, Oakland, CA
May 19-20, 2012: San Diego Watercolor Society Art Bazaar, Liberty Station, San Diego, Ca
April 25-May 7, 2012. “Hope” juried in, Pastel Society of San Diego, Gallery 21, Spanish Village, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.
"Travel with Minnie" Sketchbook, 2012: May 3-5: Hyde Park Center, Chicago, Ill.
May 11-13: The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel, Portland, OR.
May 15-16: W2 MediaCafe, Vancouver BC, Canada.
April, 2012. Exhibitor: San Diego Art Walk, Little Italy, San Diego, Ca.
April, 2012 : Exhibition at ”La Mano Masks”, La Jolla, CA.
April, 2012: “Marche de Vendredi”, juried in San Diego Watercolor Society, San Diego. CA.
April 14-30: “ Travel with Minnie” Sketchbook. Brooklyn Art Library,NY.
March 4-May 11, 2012: “Welcome Back” juried in, La Jolla Library.La Jolla, CA.
March 1-30, 2012: “Peregrino”. San Diego Museum of Art, Artists Guild. Rancho San Diego Library, CA.
February 13-26, 2012. “Celebrating Friends.”exhibition at La Jolla Art Gallery. San Diego, CA.
February 1-29, 2012. “Goddess” San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, CA.
January 25 -  February 27, 2012.“Small Image Show” at Gallery 21, Spanish Village Art Center, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
January 2012. “Dreamer”, pastel portrait, Award of Excellence by the San Diego Portrait Society. San Diego CA.January 2-15, 2012: "Joy" exhibition at La Jolla Art Association, La Jolla, CA.
January 2-31, 2012: "Starting Fresh" exhibition at the San Diego Watercolor Society, San Diego, CA.

 

December 19-31, 2011: “This Must Be Heaven” exhibition, La Jolla Art Association, La Jolla, CA.
December 5-18, 2011. "Help Us Free The Girls" La Jolla Art Association. 2100 Paseo del Ocaso. La Jolla, California.
December 2-31, 2011: San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, CA.
December, 2011: “Colectiva de Navidad” Galeria de Arte Manuel Marquez, Ourense, Spain.

December, 2011: Pool Art Fair Miami Beach, Carlton Hotel, South Beach., Miami, Florida.

November 26-December 11, 2011.  "Winter C-Note" Show. SDAI: Museum of the Living Artist. Balboa Park, San Diego, California.
November 21-December 4, 2011. La Jolla Art Association. 2100 Paseo del Ocaso. La Jolla, California.  

November 12-20, 2011: Exhibition at Sala de Exposiciones de la Casa de Cultura Zelai Arizti,

Zumarraga, Spain.

October, 2011. Exhibition at Top of the Park, Bunker Hill, San Diego, California.

September 9-30, 2011.  “Tentaciones Cruzadas" Galeria-Atelier  Geraldes da Silva. Porto, Portugal.
September 3-10, 2011: Sala de Exposiciones Boffard, Fromista, Spain.
August 21-September 18, 2011: Exhibit at Museum Marin Bosqued, Aguaron, Zaragoza Province, Spain.
August 5, 2011. Minnie’s original  Sketchbook will be permanently located at the Brooklyn Art Library, New York.
July, 2011: "Festival International de Tango, Toulouse", France.
June 10-12, 2011: “The Sketchbook Project ”, Form/Space Atelier, Seattle, Washington.
June 18, 2011:  “The Sketchbook Project ”, III Minna Gallery, San Francisco, California.

June 24-August 26, 2011.  “Sunset for two” finalist, at Richardson 75 International Landcape
competition,  Kimberley, Wisconsin. Reception Friday, June 24.
June 25-July 3, 2011. XVth Salon St Sever de Rustan en Couleurs. L'Abbage de St Sever de Rustan, Tarbes, France.
June 2011. “Eye of the Stone” accepted at  Richardson 75  International Online Still Life and Abstract Gallery. Kimberley, Wisconsin.

May 2011. Guest of Honor, Salon de Printemps, Verfeil, France.
May 2011. “ Prix de Peinture Saint Sever de Rustan”. Peinture Au Village, Saint Sever de Rustan, France

March 30-April 2, 2011.  "The Sketchbook Project Tour 2011". Space Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
March 2011. " Grandma's Joy ", pastel. Winner 1st. Prize Award at San Diego Portrait Society, CA.
March-April 2011. Richeson 75 International Still Life and Abstract 2011 Competition. "La Boca", and "Health Care", accepted as "Meritorius Entries". Reception: April 22. Kimberley, Wisconsin.
March 17-22, 2011. By invitation only: exhibition of 8 paintings at ArteXpo. Arezzo. Italy.

March 6, 13, 20, 2011. Exhibition and demonstration atTemec ula Creek Inn, Temecula, CA.

March 12, 2011. Reception: "The Sketchbook Project Tour 2011". Austin Museum of Art. Austin, Texas.
March 10, 2011. Painting demonstration at United Society of Pastel Artists, Lake Forest, CA.
March 4, 2011. San Diego Watercolor Society, March juried exhibition.San Diego, CA.
February 2011. "The Sketchbook Project". Brooklyn Art Library, New York. Reception: February 19,
7.00-10.00 PM. Brooklyn Art Library, New York.
February 2011. San Diego Pastel  Society. Members Show. Allied Gardens Library. Reception: February  26 , 11.00 AM - 2:30 PM. San Diego, CA.
February 2011. San Diego Watercolor Society, February juried exhibition.San Diego, CA.
Januery 2011. San Diego Watercolor Society, January juried exhibition.San Diego, CA.

 

November 2010. "Refugee" winner 1st.  Prize Award at the United Society of Pastels Artists, CA.
October 2010. Jazz Night: for those who care. Fine Art exhibit sponsored by Gallery Without Borders. Mosaic Wine Bar & Gallery, San Diego, CA.
October 2010. "Drummer" selected for the song video " Tant cried'on Noel qu'il vient".
You Tube " Francois Villon cries Noel".
September  2010. International Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Microformat 20x20xHaiti

Organizers: Galeria d'Art i Disseny Patricia Munoz, with the collaboration of AIBACC

(Associacion Internacional de Barcelona de Arte y Cultura Contemporanea).Barcelona. Spain.
September  2010. San Diego Polo Club Fine Arts Exhibit. San Diego, CA

August 2010. “Recycle & Reuse". Fine Art Exhibit. The Culy Warehouse. San Diego, CA.

June 2010. “Surfers” series and “ Tango” series  at San Diego New Children’s Museum exhibition for Rolling Readers. San Diego, California.
June 2010. The Studio, galery and workshops, Boquete, Panama.

June 2010. "Butterflies series", Bleixen Art and Imports, Boquete, Panama.
May 2010. "Eye of the Stone", San Diego Watercolor Society, San Diego, California.
May 2010."Falling Stones", Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, California.
April 2010. Portrait series in pastel and oils. Salon de Printemps, Verfeil, France.

April 2010. "Sunset Tales", Honorable Mention Award, North County Society of Fine Arts, Poway, California.
March 2010. Juried in as a member of the San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild.
March 2010. "Falling Stones", Juror's Commendation Award, San Diego Watercolor Society, San Diego, California.
February 2010. "Larissa in Irak", Brea Art Gallery, City of Brea, California.
January 2010. San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.


June 2009.  Fête des Impressionistes de Giverny, Giverny, France.
May  2009. "Fête de Croissy", pastel. Fête des Impressionistes de la Grenouillere,  Croissy -sur- Seine, France.
April 2009:  "Woman, Waiting", and "The Journey". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
March 2009. "Along the Roads of France".  San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
February 5-March 27, 2009. "Kazak Mother" at Chicago Pastel Painters Biennial National Juried Exhibition  "Pastel Chicago".  Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, Illinois. Rception and Award Ceremony: March 5, 2009. 5-8 pm.
February 2009. "Malena", " L'Eté á Cauterets". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
February 2009. "Femme" and "Mujer Acostada"  at Marciena Day Spa, Laguna Beach, California.
February 2009. "High Noon", and "Refugee", pastels,    San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.
January 2009: "Morning at San Clemente Pier",oil, and "Los Vendedores de Flores", watercolor,   San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.
January 2009. "Femme", "Mujer Acostada". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
January-February 2009. Invitation. Juried in for exhibition of eight paintings. San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, San Diego, California.
January 2009: Juror's Commendation Award  for " El Patio de la Morocha". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
January 2009: "Zagreb". Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery. Escondido, California.


December 2008-January 2009. Juried in for exhibition of four paintings, "Cosmos I, II, III,  IV", at   Galería Espacio Tres. Málaga,  Spain.
January-December 2008. "Beach series". Beachfire Restaurants in San Clemente and Ladera Ranch, California.
December 2008-June 2009. Award of Excellence for "Malena". Fall/Winter Show. Front Line Gallery. American Juried Art Salon, Texas.

December 2008: "Autumn a Cauterets". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.

December 2008: "Kazak Mother". Richeson School of Art and Gallery Pastels 2009 exhibition catalog. Kimberly, Wisconsin.
November 2008: "What's New in America". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
November 2008: 2nd Place Award for "Kazak Mother" ( Pastel).  "Celebration".   San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.
September-December 2008. "Chateau St. Marie", "Casino de Cauterets", "The Gossip", "Meunieur tu dors","Bridge of love",
 "L'eau de miracle de St.Savin","Le cabaliros", "L'Alchimiste".  Galerie Au Village. St. Savin, France.
September 2008. "Bridge of love, Pont d'amour". Soulom City Hall. Soulom, France.

June-December 2008. "Cosmos I, II, III, IV". Murnau Art Gallery. Sevilla, Spain.
April-May 2008: "Lunch in Tuscany", "Caught in the Sunlight".  San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.
April 2008. "Ropa Tendida", " Allegro in Trentino".  San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
March 2008. " Nostalgias", San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
February 2008. 1st. Place Award for "What's New...in America?" (Watercolor).  San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.
January 2008. "Whats new in...Zagreb", "La Hamaca II". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
January 2008. "San Juan Capistrano Mission Art Fair". (Watercolor). San Juan Capistrano, California.
January 2008. San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.


March-December 2007. "Beach series". Beachfire Restaurants in San Clemente and Ladera Ranch, California
September 2007. "Forever", "Cuentos de la Alhambra", "S.J.C. Art Festival". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
August 2007. "Balancing the Future" (pastel), "Old Chinese Peasant" (pastel). San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.
August 2007.   "A Kiss in Assissi". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
August 2007.  "Larissa in Irak". Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery . Barnsdall Art Center, Los Angeles, California.
July 2007. "A Bell with a Mission"  San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.

June 2007. "The Cotton Club". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
May 2007. "So What" (pastel), "A Kiss in Assissi" (watercolor). San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.
April 2007. "After the Rain" (watercolor), "Solitude" (watercolor)  San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.
March 2007. "Le Pont de Van Gogh" (watercolor), "Evelyn's Chair" (watercolor).  La Jolla Art Association . La Jolla, California.

March 2007.  "Carcassonne Apres Midi". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
March 2007.  "Bullfight in Sevilla" (watercolor). Studio of Art and Design Gallery. Solana Beach, California.
February 2007. "Le Pont d'Orthez", "Larissa in Irak". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
January 2007. " Good Book".   San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
January 2007.  "Grand Canal" (watercolor)  San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.


December 2006. "Marina" (watercolor), "Golden Girl" (watercolor) San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.
  "Amore Toscano" (watercolor)  Irvine Valley College Student Show, at Tustin Senior Center, Tustin, California .
November 2006.   "Bambina" (pastel). San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente, California.

  "Bullfight in Sevilla". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California .
April 2006. "Amore Toscano" San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
March 2006. "Natalie", "My Dream, Cauterets".  San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
  "Honey and Caramel" (watercolor), "Follow Me" (watercolor) "Matador" (watercolor) San Clemente Art Gallery. San Clemente,    California.

February 2006. "Bullfight", "Tango", "Playtime". San Diego Watercolor Society. San Diego, California.
January 2006. "Gabriela in Marbella".  San Diego Watercolor Society.  San Diego, California.


Spring 1997. "Pine Cove". South Bay Watercolor Society. San Pedro, California.