Born in Richmond, Surrey, England, Valerie experienced the 60’s in London. Over the years she followed many paths, working in the fashion arena, working on a kibbutz in Israel, managing a pub in Notting Hill gate and working as a certified Dental Surgeon’s Assistant. All the time still creating art in various forms.
Her patchwork cushions appeared in Harper’s & Queen, and The Ideal Home magazines in the 1970’s.
After marrying and moving to America in 1979 her time was focused on raising her two daughters.
Valerie’s photography and collage works were included in two books, Six Inches to England and Make a Hole in the Fence.
Her works have been in many shows including Franklin Pierce Law School, Concord NH.
Collectors from many different parts of the world have her works in their homes. Like Valerie, they are at home wherever they are.
Valerie has taken courses from various artists but considers herself mainly self-taught.
Since retiring from 15 years as a framing/art consultant Valerie has focused on producing her artwork at her studio in Wolfeboro NH.
For more information or a studio tour please call 603-630-1646
P O Box 1761 Wolfeboro NH 03894