Angela Valella is an artist with a long engagement with artist-led projects and collaborative initiatives. In April 2012 she founded The Nightclub, a nomadic platform that has created a dialogue among diverse artistic practices and practitioners through curated exhibitions presented in various venues for one night only. She is the curatorial advisor to the MOAD Museum of Art and Design in Miami and founding faculty of Design and Architecture School in South Florida. Her work has been exhibited widely, including at the MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art (North Miami, FL) Galeria do Museu, (Lisbon, Portugal), Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno (Guatemala City, Guatemala), Centro Cultural Español (Miami, FL), MOAD Museum of Art and Design (Miami, FL), Miami Dade Public Library (Miami, FL), Cuban Art Museum (Miami, FL), The Art Center at Colorado (Coral Springs, CO), Blackbird Space (San Francisco, CA) and Colby Gallery (Chicago, IL). She has been a contributor in the research of the book Memoria, Cuban Art of the 20th Century and organized curatorial shows and conferences among others. Currently, she is part of the curatorial team, of the artist initiative, Fall Semester a platform for public discussion on contemporary society and culture based in Miami, FL and founded in the summer of 2013.
Valella’s works in a variety of media including, painting, collage, installation and video. She investigates problems of perception, selective accumulation and non-linearity. Informed by architecture, art-historical references, the performative aspects of installation art, and its social dynamics. She is the recipient of the CINTAS Fellowship Award 2013-2014.
Learn more about The Nightclub: www.thenightclub.info