Studied at the Royal College of Art in London under Ruskin Spear and Carel Weight. On graduation, she won the Drawing Prize and has maintained a professional practise of drawing ever since. Valerie has taught drawing and painting across the Further and Higher Education Sector. Her noted portrait commissions include H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh and Dr Carey, when Archbishop of Canterbury, with Mrs Carey. Her work in public collections includes her portrait of Sir Sigmund Sternberg (The National Portrait Gallery) and Sir Gavyn Arthur as Lord Major of London (the Guildhall Art Gallery).
View our events calendar for a month-by-month guide to events throughout the year.
Set to become a major destination for art buyers, our online gallery will offer a unique collection of work to browse and buy. More details to follow.
Spring Term 2019 / Monday 7 January - Sunday 7 April 2019
Easter 2019 Holidays / Monday 8 April - Tuesday 23 April 2019
Easter Workshops / Monday 8 April - Sunday 14 April 2019
Summer Term 2019 / Tuesday 23 April - Sunday 21 July 2019