Luis Valenzuela


Internationally renowned fashion designer, visual and textile artist Luis Valenzuela was born in Caracas, Venezuela, from a family of four generations of artists. Valenzuela has devoted his entire carreer expressing art through creative and unique mediums, including fabric and paper manipulation to build up textures. Many of his extraordinary pieces have captured the eyes of interior designers and architects and have landed their way into corporate and individual art collections around the world. Valenzuela is also regarded as a pioneer of green art and eco friendly fashion design. He is the founder of EarthDayMiami, EcoArtFashion© and created the first EcoArtFashion Week™ in the world in 2010--a platform to express the present state of the ethical and new sustainable fashion world, which since 2013 changed to The Art of Fashion Show™, an experience that portrays the timelessness of fashion as art. Valenzuela’s impeccable “ART TO WEAR” collections has been showcased during Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, and has been featured in Vogue and Elle magazines as well as in other elite fashion publications.

Valenzuela has successfully work with distinguished institutions such as Miami Art Museum now PAMM, Chelsea Art Museum NYC, Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, The Kennedy Center Washington DC and Holland-based Virtual Shoe Museum, art fairs such as Art Miami and Art Wynwood. Most notable of Valenzuela’s work as a curator was his collaboration with art champion and pioneer Bernice Stenbaum.

Medium: Textile
Birth Place: Caracas, Venezuela