Valerie lives and works in Los Angeles.

EDUCATION

2011 M.F.A. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2006 B.A. (Art) University of California Los Angeles

SOLO & GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

INDECISIVE MOMENT, Suwon Photography Festival, Suwon, South Korea

2016 Aperture Summer Open: Photography Is Magic curated by Charlotte Cotton, New York

Left to My Own Devices, Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles, CA


2015

SECOND WAVE Aesthetics of the 80s in Today's Contemporary Art, UCR ARTSblock Riverside, CA

Casual Friday, Vacancy, Los Angeles, CA

Second Sight: New Representations in Photography, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Village of/for Things, ITP Space, Jackson, WY

To Feel What I Am, HAP Gallery, Portland, OR

2014

Look Up, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

2012

Re:Cut, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

UNIT-What's in Store, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX

2011

We Got Next, Untitled Art Projects, Los Angeles, CA

LAXArt Benefit Auction, Culver City, CA

Passionista, with Martin Kersels ACME gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Pulp, Beta Pictoris Gallery, Birmingham, AL

Intimacies, The Farley Building, Los Angeles, CA

Seven Minutes in Heaven, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA

Ok, Ok, Ok. CalArts, Valencia, CA (solo)

2010

Your scratch disk is almost full, CalArts, Valencia, CA (solo)

GLAMFA, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California

The Mirror Stage, Live on 5 Stages with Leslie Dick and Martin Kersels, The 2010 Whitney Biennial,Whitney Museum, NY

2009
LAXART Benefit Auction, Culver City, CA

2008
Completely Neutral Tree Sale, Gallery 1927, Los Angeles,CA

2007
Black Friday, Upstairs at the Market Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

2006

Fill Empty Repeat, South La Brea Gallery, Inglewood, CA (solo)

Mineralism, UCLA Undergraduate Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

Visual Calories Empty Pleasures, UCLA Photography Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

Sycophant, Alexandria Pembleton Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Kinross High, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005

Project Two, Zoic Studios, Culver City, CA (solo)

2003

Project, Upstairs at the Market Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

256 Cubic Feet, Pete and Susan Barret Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002

Time, The Brewery Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA

LA County Fair New Photography Exhibition

AWARDS and GRANTS

2010 Felix & Helen Juda Scholarship

2006 Hans G. & Thordis W. Burkhardt Foundation Award

Naar Scholarship

2005 Edward J. & Alice Mae Smith Scholarship

2003 Stratton-Petit Sosin Mentor Art Student Award