Georgina Valverde


Georgina Valverde is an interdisciplinary artist and educator whose work encompasses sculpture, performance, writing, and critical pedagogy. She holds an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a BFA in Painting and Printmaking and BA in Modern Languages from James Madison University, Virginia.  Georgina began her career as a printmaker and shifted to sculpture and fiber art in the mid 90s. Since 2012, her work has focused on curatorial and participatory forms that engage the public to collaborate with artists of diverse disciplines. Recent performances and exhibitions include Documents Bureau at the 2nd Floor Rear Festival, the Bughouse Square Debates at the Newberry Library, the Dill Pickle Club Reenactment with Pocket Guide to Hell at the MCA’s Word Weekend, and Telling Belongings, a community conversation organized by the National Museum of Public Housing.