Faculty & Staff

Valerie Escobedo
Valerie Escobedo
Associate Professor of Art and Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Year started at UF: 2007
Contact Information
Office Location: Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion Room 115
Telephone: 419-434-4577
B.F.A., Bowling Green State University
M.F.A., Miami University-Oxford
  • Academic Credentials:

    Master of Fine Arts in Art, Miami University
    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Two-Dimensional Studies, Bowling Green State University

    Valerie Escobedo teaches introductory through senior level courses in painting, drawing, printmaking and 2-D design.

    She attended Bowling Green State University where she earned a BFA in two-dimensional studies, and she completed her MFA degree in painting at Miami University in Oxford, OH.  Currently, Valerie serves as the Chair for the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.

    Recent exhibitions include Americas 2012: All Media at the Hartnett Hall Gallery in Minot, ND; Small Works at Harper College in Palatine, IL; Expo 31 at the BJ Spoke Gallery in Huntington, NY; and Artful Teaching at the Riffe Gallery in Columbus, OH.  She has also been selected for the 2010 and 2012 International Painting Annuals published by Manifest Press. 

    College Art Association (CAA)
    Ohio Art League (OAL)
    Southern Graphics Council (SGC)
    Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE)

    The Art of Food, The Carnegie, Covington, KY - 2013
    Americas 2012: All Media, Hartnet Hall Gallery, Minot, ND - 2012
    Small Works, Harper College, Palatine, IL - 2012
    Diners, Walter E. Terhune Gallery, Toledo, OH - 2011
    Artful Teaching, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH - 2011
    Toledo Area Artist Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, OH - 2011
    Head First, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH - 2010
    Nude 2, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH -2010
  • Manifest Press, International Painting Annual, 2012

    Manifest Press, International Painting Annual, 2010