Research and teaching interests include Video art, Documentary film/video, experimental film, photography, internet art, cross-cultural exchanges, visual anthropology, Latina/o video art. Luis Valdovino received and MFA from the University of Illinois in 1987. He is an Associate Professor in the Art and Art History Department and has been in charge of the video area since 1993. Valdovino has received grants from the American Film Institute, the National Endowment for the Arts, Arts International/ N.E.A., Illinois Arts Council, and Colorado Council on the Arts, Helena Presents, and the Center for New Television, Chicago.
Valdovino is a long time collaborator with Dan Boord.
ARTS 4246: Beginning Video Production;
ARTS 4346: Intermediate Video Production;
ARTS 4446: Advanced Video Production