Kevin Valentine works across disciplines creating artwork in paint, print, video, performance and installation. He has a BA in Art and Philosophy from Principia College, an MEd from Loyola University and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts & Media from Columbia College Chicago. Valentine’s Widowsweave project, his first project as director of Artistactivist, highlights the living conditions of the overlooked survivors of Iraq’s thirty years of turmoil. Widowsweave project is the natural outcome of twenty years of art focusing on the relationship between the U.S., Iraq, and justice. Kevin is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art and Interactive Media Studies at North Central College.