Department of Cultural Affairs NYCulture City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs NYCulture City of New York

Percent for Art

   Valerie Maynard

Wood Reliefs, 2001



Completion Date:



Cast concrete, wood


Red Concrete Frieze: 1'11" x 10'7",
Wood carvings: 23'7"


P.S. 181


1023 New York Avenue, Brooklyn


Swanke Hayden Connell

Sponsor Agency:

Board of Education

Design Agency:

School Construction Authority

Valerie Maynard studied printmaking at The New School, NY and received her Master of Arts/ Sculpture from Goddard College, VT in 1977. Maynard embraces all aspects of the art world, working as a fine artist, an educator, a curator, a writer, and a set designer. She has exhibited her artwork all over the United States and in Sweden. Throughout her career, Maynard has received many awards including residencies in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, and New York, as well as a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant in Printmaking. She has taught extensively in both classroom and workshop settings and at a variety of universities and community institutions. Maynard also specializes in the restoration and preservation of traditional art forms of people of color. >