WILFREDO VALLADARES-LARA
TEL 202-746-4584  |  EMAIL wilfredov92@hotmail.com  |  WEB www.wilfredovalladares.com
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT
Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland
Associate Professor, Fall 2006 - Present
• Sculpture
• Three-Dimensional Design

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland
Instructor, Summer 2003 - 2005
• Three-Dimensional Design
• Elements of Two-Dimensional Design
• Elements of Drawing II
Montgomery College – Rockville, Maryland
Instructor, Spring 2005 – Summer 2006
• Introduction to Drawing
Northern Virginia Community College – Annandale, Virginia
Instructor, Fall 2004 – Spring 2006
•  Elements of Drawing I
•  Elements of drawing II
•  Drawing III
Anne Arundel Community College
Instructor, Fall 2005
•  Elements of Two-Dimensional Design
College of Southern Maryland Prince – Frederick Campus
Instructor, Fall 2005
• Elements of Drawing I
• Elements of Drawing II
School of Art and Design @ Montgomery College – Silver Spring, Maryland
Instructor, Spring 2006
• Three-Dimensional Design
University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland
Instructor, Spring 2005
• Three–Dimensional Design
      
Instructor, Summer 2003 - Spring 2004
• Elements of Two-Dimensional Design
• Elements of Drawing
• Elements of Drawing I
• Elements of Drawing II
• Advanced Drawing – Level 418

University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland
Teaching Assistant, Fall 2002 - Spring 2003
• Elements of Two-Dimensional Design
• Elements of Drawing
• Elements of Sculpture (wood and mixed media)
• Advanced Elements of Sculpture (wood and mixed media)
University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland
The David C. Driskell Art Center for the Study of the African Diaspora
August 2002 - May 2003
• Research Assistant
Maryland College of Art and Design – Silver Spring, Maryland
Instructor, Continuing Education, Fall 2003 - 2004
• Intermediate/Advanced Drawing
• Intermediate/Advanced Painting
Assistant Director and Primary School Teacher - Honduras, Central America
• Responsible for the development of new teaching methods
• Supervised and suggested new teaching techniques
• Conducted lectures and seminars

EDUCATION
University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland
Master of Fine Arts, May 2003
Maryland Institute College of Art – Baltimore, Maryland
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cum Laude, May 1997
Montgomery College – Rockville, Maryland
Studio Art  - 1993-1995
 
Escuela Normal Mixta Matilde Cordova Viuda de Suazo
Trujillo Colon, Honduras, Central America
Teaching Certificate, 1986

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
• “Printmaking and Bookmaking” Workshop
  Montgomery College – Rockville, Maryland
• Curator and Co-founder of “Latin Perspectives Annual Art Exhibit,”
  Baltimore, Maryland
• “Installations and Performances” Workshop
   Maryland Institute College of Art – Baltimore, Maryland

AWARDS AND HONORS
2007
Panel Discussion Member for “Tres Raices” Exhibit Art and Media House
Washington, DC
2007
Artist Talk “Space and Place” Anne Arundel Community College Art Gallery
2003
Panel Discussion Member for “Cruzando Fronteras/Crossing Boundaries” Exhibit
Montgomery College – Rockville, Maryland
2002 -2003
Full Teaching Assistant and Tuition Remission
University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland
2002-2003
Assistant for the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of
the African Diaspora
2001 - 2002
Full Tuition and stipend funded through Anne Truitt Master of Fine Art Scholarship
University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland
2002
“International Sculpture Award” Plaza Saint Angello
Milan, Italy
2001- 2002
Daniel Nicholson Ohlke Memorial Fund Award
University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland
1996 - 1997
Tuition Scholarship funded through: Rheda Luntz Joseph Memorial Scholarship, Sgt. Ralph Roland Demuth Scholarship, William Ferguson Merit Scholarship
Maryland Institute College Art – Baltimore, Maryland
1995 - 1996
Tuition Remission Scholarship
Maryland Institute College of Art – Baltimore, Maryland
1994
Partial Tuition Scholarship Gertrude B. Wienckowski Memorial
Scholarship for Sculpture, Montgomery College – Rockville, Maryland

EXHIBITIONS
2015 
"From Near and Far"
Daegu, South Korea
2015    
"Unmasked"
American Poetry Museum
2013     
“Voices from the Diaspora”
Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center
2013     
“Faculty Show’” Anne Arundel College, Arnold Maryland
2012    
“Faculty Show’ Anne Arundel College,  Arnold Maryland
2011     
"Latines-Latinhood” exhibit, Consulate of El Salvador, Washington, DC
2010     
“DC 8 Totem Poles” Temporary installation 3rd and H Streets
Washington,DC
2010     
“Everything Must Go”  CADE Gallery Anne Arundel Community College
2010     
“AACC Faculty Show”  CADE Gallery Anne Arundel Community College
2010      
“From Model to Master Work” Sarah Silberman Art Gallery,
Montgomery College — Rockville, Maryland
2009     
“Love, Hope and Love” Honoring Hispanic Heritage
Pope John Paul II Cultural Center — Washington, DC
2009     
“Love, Hope and Love” Honoring Hispanic Heritage
Pope John Paul II Cultural Center — Washington, DC
2009     
“DANYA International Art Fair” South Korea
2008     
“Black History Month” Pascal Gallery
Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland

2008     
“Imagillaboration” Georgia Perimeter College Art Gallery — Clarkston, GA

2008     
“Sabor Sundays”  Wall installation — Washington, DC

2008     
“Imagillaboration”  University of North Florida Art Gallery

2008     
“Variety of Media” Sarah Silberman Art Gallery
Montgomery College — Rockville, Maryland

2007     
“Space and Place” Cade Gallery
Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland

2007    
“Freedom of Speech”
Maryland Institute College of Art — Baltimore, Maryland

2007    
Faculty Exhibition Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland

2007    
“Tres Raices” Art and Media House Galeria Uno — Washington, DC
2006     
Faculty Exhibition Northern Virginia Community College
Annandale, Virginia
2007     
“Freedom of Speech” Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, Maryland
2007     
Faculty Exhibition, Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, Maryland
2007    
“Tres Raices” Art and Media House Galeria Uno — Washington, DC
2006     
Faculty Exhibition, Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, Maryland
2005    
Faculty Exhibition, Northern Virginia Community College
Annandale, Virginia
2005    
Faculty Exhibition, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
2005     
"Superstition" DC Arts Center — Washington, DC
2005     
“3 Master Sculptors” – Montgomery College, Rockville Campus Art Gallery
2004     
Faculty Exhibition, Maryland College of Art and Design
Silver Spring, Maryland
2004   
“Artefactos“ Solo Show – Consulate of El Salvador
Washington, DC
2004     
“Detour” The Union Gallery, University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
2004     
“Death” Area 405 Gallery — Baltimore, Maryland
2003     
“Cruzando Fronteras/Crossing Boundaries”
Montgomery College – Rockville Campus Art Gallery — Rockville, Maryland
2002    
“Academy 2003” Conner Contemporary Art Gallery — Washington, DC
2003     
MFA Thesis Show, University of Maryland — College Park, Maryland
2003     
“Multifaceted” El Salvador Consulate — Washington, DC
2002     
“Group Show” West Gallery, University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
2002     
“Group Show” West Gallery, University of Maryland  
College Park, Maryland
2002     
“Magnificent 7” Group Exhibit, Wohlfarth Gallery — Washington, DC
1997     
“Terzo Millennio” Milan, Italy International Sculpture show competition  
1997     
“Perspectivas Latinas” Group Exhibit, Curator
Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland
 
1997     
“Bachelor of Fine Art Thesis Exhibition”
Maryland Institute College of Art — Baltimore, Maryland
1996     
“Perspectivas Latinas” Eubie Blake Gallery — Baltimore, Maryland
1996     
“El Dia de los Muertos I” Installation
Maryland Institute College of Art (Main Building) — Baltimore, Maryland
1996     
“Gente de Barro” Outdoor Performance — Maryland Institute College
of Art (Campus grounds) — Baltimore, Maryland
1996     
“Peep Hole Window” Performance — Old Train Station building
Maryland Institute College of Art — Baltimore, Maryland
1995     
“Perspectiva Latina” Art Gallery
Maryland Institute College of Art — Baltimore, Maryland
1995     
“El Dia de los Muertos II” Installation
Maryland Institute College of Art (Main Building) — Baltimore, Maryland
1993     
“The Spirit Within and Spirit Without” Collaborative Printmaking Book Project
Art Gallery Montgomery College — Rockville, Maryland
1993     
“The Spirit Within and Spirit Without” Collaborative Printmaking Book                          Project, Artist Book Show — Corcoran Gallery — Washington, DC
1993     
“Two Person Show” Council for the Arts, City Hall Gallery
Gaithersburg, Maryland
1992     
“Cambalache” Council for the Arts and Arte Latino, City Hall Gallery
Gaithersburg, Maryland
1992     
“Cambalache” Arte Latino, Traveling exhibit at the IBM building
Gaithersburg, Maryland
1986     
“Exposicion Veraniega” Galleria Palacio Municipal
Trujillo Colon, Honduras, Central America

WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES
2014     
3D Art Lecture for The Friends of the Arts Organization, Arnold, Maryland
2013     
“Papel Picado Sculptures” Workshop, Summer Bridge program
Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold Maryland
2009     
“Cultural Mask Making” Workshop, Summer Bridge program
Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold Maryland
2008     
“Constructivism” Sculpture Workshops Summer Bridge program              
Anne Arundel Community College Arnold, Maryland
2007     
Visiting Artist/Sculpture Class- Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, Maryland
2005    
Sculpture Workshop at the Latin American Montessori School
Washington, DC
2004     
“Team Work Ideas” Sculpture workshop, Montgomery College
Rockville, Maryland
2003    
“Cultural Collages” Workshop Prince George’s County Heritage Carnival                
Hyattsville, Maryland
2003     
Visiting Artist/Sculpture Class Northern Virginia Community College  
Annandale, Virginia

COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTIONS
2013     
“Journey : Anacostia” Public Commission sponsored by DC Commission on
the Arts and Humanities — Washington, DC
2010     
“DC8 Totem Poles”  3rd and H Streets Public Commission sponsored by DC               Commission on the Arts  — Washington, DC
2010     
“Collective Thoughts” Private Collection, Saundra Woods
 
2009     
“Petalos Reflejantes” The Georgia and Wayne Avenues Pocket Park
Sculpture Public-Private Commission sponsored by Montgomery County and
Auras Design — Silver Spring, Maryland
2007     
“Mayan God” Print, Private Collection of Azalba Aguilar
2003     
“Mayan God,” “The Dancers,” and “Reaching the Moon” Prints
Private Collection of Jean and Professor Robert Steele
1993     
“Mi Gente” Painting — Private Collection of Professor Forrest B. Tyler
1993     
“Reaching the Moon” Painting — Private Collection of Diane Wiorono

PRESS REVIEWS AND ARTICLES
          • “Sculpting a Life” by Theresa Winslow; The Sunday Capital, August 20, 2006               (http://www.capitalonline.com/cgi-bin/read/2006/08_20-29/LIF)
          • “Art meets history in DC exhibit” by Lauren Andres, UNWIND online, February 2004
          • “Superstition” by Jessica Dawson, The Washington Post, June 2, 2005
              (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/01/AR2005060101875.html)
          • “Cruzando Fronteras/Crossing Boundaries” by Claudia Rousseau, Gazette,
            Sep.2003


CURATORIAL WORK
2013     
“Perspectivas Latinas” Works by Marisol Diaz
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
2013     
“Perspectivas Latinas” Group exhibit
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
2012     
“Perspectivas Latinas” Group show
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
2012     
“Power of Three” Exhibit
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
2011     
“Afrodescendencia” Exhibit works by Sami Miranda
2011     
"Power of Three” Exhibit
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
2010     
“Perspectivas Latinas” Video installation by Alberto Roblest and Nan Carpio
Pascal Gallery — Arnold, Maryland
2010     
“Afro Cuba” Paintings by Ramon Menocal and Lazaro Batista
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland   
   
2010     
“Perspectivas Latinas” Group show exhibit
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
2009     
“Perspectivas  Latinas” Paintings by Karla Rodas
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
 
2008     
“Looking through the Lens of Afro Peru” photographs by Lorry Salcedo-Mitrani,
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
2007     
“Power of Three” Exhibit
Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College — Arnold, Maryland
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