Professor Luis Valdovino received an MFA from the University of Illinois in 1987. He is a professor in CU-Boulder’s 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; Colorado Council on the Arts; Helena Presents; and the Center for New Television, Chicago.
Valdovino’s videos have been presented at the 37th and 50th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, The Kitchen, New York, and broadcast on Independent Focus at WNET, New York and Deep Dish Network, New York. He has curated the programs La Voz Latina: Latina/o Video Art from the USA, which have been screened throughout Latin America, Europe and the U.S.
Since 1990, Valdovino has collaborated with Professor Dan Boord on several award-winning video works.