School of Visual Arts, NY. M.F.A.
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, ME.
Sculpture, Parsons School of Design, NY. B.F.A.
Cuban Artist Fund Grant, New York, NY.
Smack Mellon Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY.
European Ceramic Work Center, Artists Residency Award, Den Bosch, Netherlands.
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY.
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, National and International Studio Program, LIC, NY.
Cosby Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME.
School of Visual Arts, Merit Scholarship, New York, NY.
Manhattan Graphic Center, Artist Residency, New York, NY.
“Juana Valdes/Pedro Velez,” Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY.
“Haarlem/Harlem-Transported Illusions”, Begane Grond Kunstcentrum, Utrecht, Netherlands.
“Empty Space,” The Avram Gallery, Southampton College-Long Island Unv. Southampton, NY.
“YUCA,” Miami Dade Inter-American Gallery, Miami, FL.
“Sweet Honesty- Tender Pink,” Phoenix Gallery Project Room, NY.
“Day & Night,” Procter Bldg. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
“Sweet Nothings,” Experimental Intermedia Huis, Gent, Belgium.
”Jamaica Flux: Workspace and Window ,”Jamaica Art Center, Queens, NY. (October 12)
”Presence of Light”, Curate by Kathleen Gilrain, The Berkshire Museum, MA (July 1)
“Hope & Glory: The Enduring Legacy of Oscar B. Cintas” 2004 Visual Awards, M.A.C., Miami, FL.
”Ahora Es El Futuor/ The Future Is Now,” Contemporary Cuban Artist Part 1, Show Walls, NY.
“The Caribbean Abroad: Contemporary Artists and Latino Migration,” Newark Museum, NJ.
“Telling,” FiveMyles, Curate by Tom Kotik, Brooklyn, NY.
“Brooklyn on 57th Street,” Nohra Haime Gallery, NY.
Dutch Souvenirs, Galerie Binnen, Amsterdam, NL.
”Attention Span”, Video lounge, FreeSpace, Sydney, Australia.
“ Anthology of Art,” website http://www.anthology-of-art.net,
“Prodigal Prodigy, White Box Gallery, curated by Theo Tegelaers, New York, NY.
“The Brewster Project,” 2-Day Event -Site Specific Installation, Brewster NY.
“The Program,” Curate by Pedro Velez for FGA, Chicago, IL.
“S-Files/Selected from the Files,” El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY.
"Dusty," Kentler International Drawing Space, Curated by Theo Tegelaers, New York, NY.
“European Contemporary Art In The Point of Intersection Between Culture and Nations,”
International workshop- residency, Ryn, Poland
“TV Guide Video Show,” SOAPBOX Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
“Studio Arts Faculty Exhibition 2000,” Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
“Point of View: Between Two Cities,” Cultural Exchange Project, Art & Idea,
Garillo Gil Museum, Mexico D.F. and Art In General, New York, NY.
“Hallowed Halls: A Hybrid Halloween,” Lower East Side Tenement Museum, NY.
“Art For Park: N.A.G. Benefit,” Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY.
“Ruido,” Taller Boricua Gallery at The Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center, NY.
“Open Salvo,” White Box Gallery Inaugural Exhibition, New York, NY.
“Wish You Luck,” 22nd Studio Program Exhibition, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, LIC, NY.
“Hanging by a Thread,” The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY.
“one. one. one. one.,” Rush Foundation Art Gallery, New York, NY.
“Objects of Domestic Display,” Longwood Gallery, Bronx, NY.
“Resisting Categories,” City Without Walls, Newark, NJ.
“Personal Property,” Art in General, New York, NY.
“What are you looking at,” 128 Rivington Gallery, New York, NY.
“Art in the Clinic,” The Women's Health show, Women's Center, Bronx, NY.
Genocchio, Benjamin, “Images of Tropical Lands, Issues of Caribbean Identity,” Art Review
The New York Times, (December 21, 2003), Newark, NJ.
Cotter, Holland, “Picking Out Distinctive Voices in a Pluralistic Chorus,” Art Review
The New York Times, (Aug. 18, 2000)
Sirmans, Franklin, “The S-File,” Art Review Time Out, (Aug. 10, 2000)
Braff, Phyllis,” Spotlight on the Metaphorical and Dose of Reality,” Art Review
The New York Times, (April 2, 2000).
Chambers, Christopher. "Wish You Luck: 22nd Annual National and International,
“Flash Art ”, October 1998
Batchelder, Ann. “Hanging by a Thread,” FiberArts Magazine, (summer 1998).
Diego, Jeannine. “Expect Nothing,”Generation Ñ, (Issue 20 May 1998).
Zimmer, William. “Works That Are Made From Textile,” The New York
Times, (Jan. 18, 1998)
Cotter, Holland. “Message Woven, Sewn Or Floating in the Air,” The New York
Times, (Jan. 9, 1998).
Keiter, Ellen J. “Unraveling Art,” Hanging by a Thread, The Hudson River
Museum, (October 1997)
Schlesinger, Toni. “Art House-Shelter,” The Village Voice (September 24).
Amos, Emma. “Resting Categories,” City Withoutwalls (January 26).
Hornor, Dave. Seven Artist Display "Personal Property" at Art In General,
The Tribeca Trib, (December 1994 Vol.1 No.4).
Visiting Professor of Studio Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-the Hudson, NY.1998-2002
Artist-Teacher MFA Program, Vermont College of Norwich University, VT.2002
Artist in a School Program, Art in General/IS-131, New York, NY.2001
Lafayette College, Visiting Artist Lecture & Student Workshop, PA.
Visiting Artist/Critic Lecture program, University of Wisconsin-Madison,WI.
Artist Lecture series, Rutgers University, The Center for Latinos Arts and Culture,NJ.
Artist Exhibition and Lecture, Miami-Dade Community College, Fl.
Apogee Video Screening & Symposium, The New School presented by Downtown
Arts Festival, NY.
Artists Talk on Art, Panel Discussion, Fulcrum Gallery, NY.
Visiting Artist Series, Louisiana Tech. University, School of the Arts, LA.
Art as Action, Simon Says, Art in General, NY.
Visiting Artist Series, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
Visiting Artists Lecture, County College of Morris, NJ.
“4A,” The Annex, Curated Exhibition of Graduate Students from Bard College. NY.
“Between The Acts,” Art in General, Curated women artists group show, NY.
“Spannugsbogen,” Ah! Space, Curated artists group show, NY.
“Angels in New York,” Artist Carlos Blanco, Producer by Juana Valdes, NY.
Newark Museum, NJ
European Ceramic Work Center, NL.
Mauricio Laffitte-Soler, Private Collection, NY.
Maria Elena Angulo, Collection, London, UK.