Valentina Alvarado Matos (1986, Maracaibo) is a visual artist with a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Zulia, where she was a professor at the Faculty of Experimental Arts. In 2014 she completed her Master's Degree in Contemporary Artistic Creation at the University of Barcelona and studied ceramics at La Industrial, Barcelona.
Her work has been presented in exhibitions and festivals such as Conde Duque Madrid, Salzburger Kunstverein, Ateljeföreningen Hospitalet Uppsala, Fabra i Coats, Arts Santa Mònica, Viennale, International Film Festival Rotterdam, L ́Alternativa, Oberhausen, Festival Punto de Vista, Ambulante, XCentric, SFCinemateque, S8 Mostra Cine Periférico, Espai 2 Ángels Barcelona, Loop Festival, Cinemateca Matadero Madrid, Filmoteca de Catalunya, among others.
She has received various scholarships, among which stand out: Guasch-Coranty creation, Premis Barcelona, Osic, and VEGAP.
She has done artistic residencies at La Escocesa, Cultura Resident (Museu Bellas Artes Castellón), Fora de Camp, The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, and Matadero Madrid.
Her work has been included in the book Remains–Tomorrow Themes in Contemporary Latin American Abstraction by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill.
She is currently an artist in residence at the HANGAR Center for Research and Artistic Production.