Passionate about her art work. She has created works of art since she could hold a pencil. She believes she was given a gift from her creator, and she loves sharing it. Her love of horses, then and now, are still favorites. She also loves to paint the wild life that surrounds her Idah home. In the last few years , she has punched up the color and added Native American themes and abstract designs, combining them into new and exciting paintings. Her love of nature shines thru in all of her paintings. Acrylics are her favorite medium but she enjoys watercolor and scratch board. Self taught, Valeriaattended workshops taught by James Borden (CAA), Terry Isaac, John Seery Lester, and MASTER Wild life artist Robert Bateman. The influence of Batemans abstracts in his early years and his use of design and color had a very profound effect on her. With most of the teachers Valeria worked with passed on Valeria enjoys teaching workshops to share the knowledge she was given. Valeria has been with Wild Wings publishing company of Lake City Minnesota since 1999. In 2018 Art Brand Studios of Morgan Hill California purchased Wild Wings. Valeria creates work for both corporations and they market originals, open edition prints and limited edition prints. Plus her paintings are used by multiple companies such as Leanin Tree Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and others. Her work can be found on fabric puzzles, clocks mugs, tin and wood signs , t-shirts sweatshirts stained glass and a multitude of other licensing opportunities. Because Valeria is an Avid outdoors woman sporting and conservation groups use her work often. Valeria has been a professional artist for many years. She began showing work in the 80s. Just some of the art shows and awards include Phippen Memorial in Prescott Arizona, Southwestern Wildlife-shows In Charleston South Carolina(SEWE) ,Fall Festivalls with Wild wings in Lake City Minnesota,Oldfield Western Art show in Puyallup, Best of show Oils acrylic 2014 and 2017 and watercolors,Boots and Brushes buck Taylor Award 2017 and Cattleman’s Western Art Show (People’s choice Award 2019) Paso Robles California She has been part of many other shows and has had many 1 woman shows. Valeria invites viewers of her work to step into her paintings and experience nature thru her eyes and soul.
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