Del Valle, Eduardo

Ixtlan De Los Hervores, Mexico,  1989, Ektacolor type C photograph, 21” x 25”

Eduardo Del Valle (b. 1951, Havana): Working in collaboration with his wife, Mirta Gomez, since 1973, Del Valle’s photography often documents the life and geography of Yucatan, Mexico. He is the recipient two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships as well as fellowships from the New York State Council for the Arts, the Florida Arts Council and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, among others. His work is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the California Museum of Photography and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. His work was included in the Cuba-USA: The First Generation traveling exhibition.  Del Valle and Gómez’s books include Fried Waters published by Nazraeli Press in 2005 and Between Runs, which consist of photographs made at the Hing Yip printing plant in Dongguan, China. Del Valle holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Brooklyn College and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Florida International University. He is a professor of photography at FIU (Cintas for art, 1989-90, 1995-96)

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