Competition: US & Canada
Rodrigo Valenzuela is a Chilean artist based on Los Angeles where he is an assistant professor at University of California, Los Angeles. Valenzuela studied art history and photography at University of Chile (2004), holds a BA in Philosophy at The Evergreen State College and an MFA at University of Washington. Recent residencies include Core Fellowship at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Texas), Skowhegan school of Painting and Sculpture (Maine), MacDowell Colony (NH), Bemis Center for contemporary arts (Nebraska), Lightwork (Syracuse) and the Center for Photography at Woodstock (New York). You can find his Instagram here.
Photo Credit: Robert Wade