Valerie is a photographer and illustrator based between New York City and Raleigh, NC. She studied piano performance at Oberlin College & Conservatory, then transferred to the University of Southern California and graduated with a degree in Film & Television Production in 2014. During the Covid-19 lockdown in the spring of 2020, Valerie started experimenting with digital and analog collages. Since then, she has worked with clients such as American Express, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal, among others. She is a dog person but likes cats, too.