Valentina DuBasky (b.1951) Masters in Fine Arts, Goddard College.
In her paintings of birds, horses, bison, stags and the natural environment, Valentina explores the relationship between ancient, totemic art and the contemporary imagination. Her paintings are inspired by Buddhist cave paintings and travels along the Silk Route and Southeast Asia. She is a Fulbright Senior Specialist in art.
Valentina’s modern-day, cave-wall paintings and monoprints have been featured on WETA-PUBLIC TELEVISION and in numerous articles and reviews; including, ARTS MAGAZINE, ARTFORUM, ART IN AMERICA, ARTNEWS, THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE NEW YORKER, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, ART & ANTIQUES, PRINT COLLECTOR’S NEWSLETTER and LUXE MAGAZINE. Public collections include the Orlando Museum, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Newark Museum, Seattle Art Museum, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Pew Charitable Trust Collection, Prudential Collection, IBM Collection and Fuzhou International Center, China. Grants include the Fulbright Specialist Roster, Visiting Artist Grant for the Art in Embassies Program, US Department of State and two Individual Artist Grants from the Pollock Krasner Foundation.