As a featured artist in the second annual West Austin Studio Tour (WEST), Valerie Walden will be holding plein air painting demonstrations at Capital Fine Arts gallery on each of the four tour dates. Some of the paintings will be available for sale. And, her completed work will be available at the gallery.
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Valerie Walden now has selected pieces of her latest artwork available for viewing and sale at Capital Fine Art Gallery in Austin, Texas. The gallery is located downtown, along burgeoning 6th Street and features notable contemporary artists. - April 04, 2013
Austin Art Space Gallery and Studios officially opened submissions for the 6th Annual "For the Love of Art" Juried Exhibit. The entry deadline is Tuesday, January 18, 2011. The exhibit runs February 11-March 5, 2011. The selected artists and patrons will be invited to attend the special Artists’ Reception, Saturday, February 12 from 6:00-9:00pm. - December 20, 2010
Two very different paintings by Valerie Walden will be included in the Fall 2010 Annual Austin Pastel Society Member Exhibition. The exhibition runs November 2-29, 2010 at the North Hills Gallery in Austin, Texas. - November 08, 2010
6th Annual 12 Buy 12 Exhibit at Austin Art Space to Showcase 73 Works from 49 Artists Juried by Carl McQueary. The November 20 Artists Reception Kicks-Off Run Through December 18. - November 08, 2010
One of the founding artists of Austin Art Space, Valerie Walden, will pack up her portfolio and move to Smith Roads Studios to participate as a guest artist in the East Austin Studio Tour (E.A.S.T) for the third time, November 13-21, 2010. It’s a temporary move into one of Austin’s most populist... - November 06, 2010
The official two year anniversary of Austin Art Space will feature the nine artists that make the space possible. The “9+Art=2” exhibit includes all nine resident artists that currently occupy studio space. Nine artists plus their art are equal to the two year mark. The exhibit runs October... - October 10, 2010
The Austin Art Space artists-in-residence roster continues to evolve with long-time painter Donna Crosby taking studio space in the cooperative. The nine resident artists represent a wide range of mediums including pastels, oils, acrylic, photography, mixed media and collage.
Donna herself has worked... - October 08, 2010
What can you create in a 12” x 12” contained format? This show has grown to include international entries, but has stayed true to its founding vision: the best and the brightest and most fun art for the holiday season.
The show celebrates the 12th month and the size must be 12”x12.” Entries are open to both 2-D and 3-D artists. The juror for this year is Carl McQueary. October 20 is the entry deadline for the exhibit that runs Nov. 16-Dec. 18, 2010. - September 06, 2010
Austin Art Space announced the selection of artwork to be featured in its second annual juried awards show and exhibit focused on everything Texas, entitled ‘What Texas Means to Me’ running July 2 – August 28, 2010. The show’s theme is built entirely upon artists’ impressions of any aspect of Texas’ past, present or future. The final 40 art pieces were chosen from over 150 entries. The juror for this year’s show was well-known Austin artist Phillip Wade. - June 16, 2010
The Austin Art Space artists-in-residence roster continues to evolve with collage artist Mike Ragusa taking studio space in the cooperative. The ten resident artists represent a wide range of mediums including sculpture, pastels, oils, acrylic, photography, mixed media, and now, collage.
Mike Ragusa... - May 24, 2010
Valerie Walden has been chosen to participate in the prestigious Art City Austin event April 24-25, 2010 produced by the Austin Art Alliance. The outdoor event is part of a week-long celebration of the arts in Austin. Over 190 artists from around the U.S. were selected by a panel of jurors to come to... - April 16, 2010
Two of Valerie Walden’s paintings will be part of the 14th Annual Austin Settings Fundraiser at Austin Country Club, April 21-22, 2010. The event features elaborately designed and decorated tables by Austin’s most talented designers, creative florists and premier boutiques complemented by... - April 16, 2010
The visual arts will complement the performing arts at the Bass Concert Hall on University of Texas campus when the work of all nine Austin Art Space Resident Artists goes up on May 4, 2010. A total of 36 pieces will be hung along the Orchestra Level hallway and on the second floor open area on free-standing... - April 16, 2010
Valerie Walden will be among the artists presenting at the third annual fine art exhibition at Barton Creek Country Club on April 24, 2010. Ms. Walden will be unveiling new paintings that feature the Mendocino coastline, the Alaska mountains and the Marble Falls hill country. - April 06, 2010
Valerie Walden will pack-up and paint outdoors in Historic Downtown Marble Falls, TX as a participating artist in the 5th Annual Paint the Town Plein Air Event hosted by the Uptown Marble Arts Alliance April 16-18, 2010. Over 50 artists have been juried into the event.
Ms. Walden will set up her easel... - April 06, 2010
Austin Art Space Gallery and Studios officially opened submissions for the 2nd Annual ‘What Texas Means to Me’ Juried Awards Show. The entry deadline is June 1 for the exhibit that runs July 2 – August 28, 2010. - March 19, 2010
The Austin Art Space artists-in-residence cooperative has expanded to include sculptor and plein air artist Cindy Debold and nature photographer Trish Nedry, bringing the total number of studio artists up to ten. The studio has broadened its scope markedly since the beginning of the year, adding a total... - February 10, 2010
Six of Austin Art Space’s resident artists have joined together to support services that enhance the independence and quality of life for older adults. Each artist has donated a work that will be auctioned off by the Faith in Action Caregivers-Southwest Austin on February 18, 2010. Other auction... - February 06, 2010
Austin Art Space announced the selection of art work to be featured in its fifth annual ‘For the Love of Art’ show running February 8-27, 2010. The traditional event is a juried exhibition and sale featuring the artists’ varying interpretations or representations of love. Love inspired... - January 29, 2010
A new painting by Valerie Walden will be included in the 2010 Annual Austin Pastel Society Member Exhibition. “I Hear the Whistle Blowing” features a dramatic, mountain-side train in Skagway, AK. The exhibition runs March 8 through May 1, 2010. - January 28, 2010
The roster of nine Austin Art Space resident artists changed with the New Year. Austin painter Terry Starnes and photographer Orion Knox have taken studio space in the cooperative that just began its second year in business. - January 03, 2010
Austin Art Space Gallery and Studios officially opened submissions for the 5th Annual ‘For the Love of Art” Juried Exhibit. The show is one of three juried shows held each year at the gallery that have drawn entries from as far away as New Zealand, France and Alaska.
The subject matter need... - December 10, 2009
Continuing a tradition from Austin Art Space’s predecessor, Artspoken, the year-old gallery will host the 5th Annual “12buy12” Show. The traditional event is a juried exhibition and sale of art no larger than 12 inches by 12 inches created by artists from Texas, the U.S and around the... - November 18, 2009
Valerie Walden will again be temporarily taking up residence on the east side at Smith Road Studios during the East Austin Studio Tour (EAST), November 14-22, 2009. Participating as an invited "Guest Artist", Ms. Walden will be joined this year by other Austin Art Space artists Rebecca... - November 03, 2009
The official one year anniversary of Austin Art Space will feature the artists that made its opening possible. The “Nine Lives in Art” Exhibit includes all nine original resident artists that moved into the working studios space prior to the completion of the gallery section. All continue... - September 26, 2009
A painting by Austin Art Space artist Valerie Walden entitled “Go With The Flow” will be among the items up for auction at the Busby Foundation's annual fund raising evening. The work is a pastel from her All Natural Series that features a snow-capped mountain and stream. It measures 20 x... - August 21, 2009
Austin Art Space announced the 8 winners of its first annual juried exhibit focused on everything Texas, entitled ‘What Texas Means to Me’ running July 10 – August 22, 2009. The show’s theme is derived from artists’ impressions of any aspect of Texas’ past, present... - July 10, 2009
Valerie Walden is among the members featured in the Austin Pastel Society's Miniature Show, June 21-July 19 at the historic Scarbrough building in downtown Austin. The size of artwork on display is limited -- nothing larger than 8 inches by 10 inches unframed.
Two pastels from Ms. Walden's All Natural... - June 26, 2009
Austin Art Space announced the selection of paintings to be featured in its first annual juried exhibit focused on everything Texas, entitled ‘What Texas Means to Me’ running July 10 – August 22, 2009. The show’s theme is built entirely upon artists’ impressions of any aspect... - June 04, 2009
Austin Art Space announced the beginning of a new tradition at the gallery and studios: the first annual juried exhibit focused on everything Texas, entitled ‘What Texas Means to Me’. The show’s theme will be built entirely upon artists’ inspirations and impressions of any aspect of Texas’ past, present or future. - April 08, 2009
Three women artists explore the nature of femininity on paper, canvas and even the side of a barrel. Interpretative, contemporary and representational works that range from sparse to dense by Clare Hees, Keva Richardson and Debbie Willhite.
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Resident artists at Austin Art Space Gallery... - March 28, 2009
Three essential elements interpreted by three different award-winning
artists: Valerie Walden, Jan Knox and Marilyn Rea Nasky. ‘Earth, Sky, Water’ is the second in a series of Austin Art Space exhibits featuring artists-in-
residence. A total of 32 original paintings will be on display in various mediums including oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels. - March 17, 2009
Three essential elements interpreted by three different award-winning artists: Marilyn Rea Nasky, Jan Knox, and Valerie Walden. ‘Earth, Sky, Water’ is the second in a series of Austin Art Space exhibits featuring artists-in-residence. A total of 32 original paintings will be on display in various mediums including oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels. - March 17, 2009