Arleene Correa Valencia


Arleene Correa Valencia (b. 1993, Michoacán, Mexico) is an inaugural recipient of the Bay Area Fellowship at Headlands Center for the Arts and received a regional Emmy award for her feature REPRESENT: Portraits of Napa Workers: Arleene Correa Valencia by KQED Arts. In 2023, Correa Valencia was also named a Eureka Fellow by the Fleishhacker Foundation. Correa Valencia received her MFA from California College of the Arts. One of four children originally from Arteaga, Michoacán, Mexico, Correa Valencia is a beneficiary of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and is on a path to becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States. In 2023, Correa Valencia’s work will be featured in exhibitions at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Oregon, San Francisco Arts Commission, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in New York City, and Alfred University in New York. Based in Napa Valley, California, Correa Valencia has been represented by Catharine Clark Gallery since 2022.