Daniel Delvalle



Photo Credit: Self Portrait
Click for Website
Email: danieldelvalle247@gmail.com

Artist Bio

Daniel Delvalle was born in 1961, to Puerto Rican immigrants in the South Bronx., NY. He attended the High School of Art and Design, graduating in 1979 with a diploma in Graphic Design. He went on to Parsons The New school of Design. During the summer of 1982 he traveled to Europe through the Parsons in Paris program to study drawing and art history. Four weeks later, he traveled to Sienna, Italy to study painting and watercolors. In 1983, Daniel received his BFA in Communications Design.

In the spring of 1982, Daniel was one of the youngest artists to participate in The Bronx Museum of the Arts AIM program, and in 1985 Daniel traveled to Mexico. From the amazing pyramids of the Sun and Moon, to the monumental murals of Diego Rivera, Daniel fully experienced the colorful and unique Mexican culture. After his return he became attracted to the Caribbean artists working in The Bronx. Exploring new ideas, changing styles and attitudes in creative thinking.

Throughout his career Daniel has exhibited in many one-man and group shows. Spaces include: the Oller Camphece Gallery, the Forchheimer Gallery, the Nuyorican Poets Café, the Longwood Arts Gallery, The Bronx River Art Center, the Spazi Contemporary Gallery, Taller Boricua Gallery, the Lazarus Gallery and the OP-ART Gallery.

Daniel is a recipient of two BRIO Awards from The Bronx Council of the Arts. Winner of an MTA-Arts for Transit subway commission, two poster commissions for El Comite Noviembre, mural project for the Davidson Center in The Bronx, Society of Illustrators Website competition in painting.