Present & Past Projects

Under the Sea

Under the Sea

This is an ongoing series inspired by digital and physical realities pertaining to seeing what is beneath the waters.

As part of Valerie’s studies regarding light, water, and the underwater rocky landscape, she hopes to further explore t​he relatively unknown parts of God’s creation underneath the waters. 

Immerged. 24x36. Acrylic on canvas. 2021
Monumental Sublimity

Monumental Sublimity

This is an ongoing series exploring the role of humans in this vast place we call earth.

As a tribute to the One who is the Creator and Sustainer of all things, Valerie hopes to further delight in God through her work by further discovering how great He is and how small we are as humans. 

Male explorer looking out into the mountains
Finally, 11x14, acrylic on canvas, 2021
The Quarry. 30x40. Acrylic on canvas. 2020
Hooded figure facing away from viewer into the icy mountains
Glacial Explorer. 30x40. oil on canvas. 2019
Upper Falls in Johnston Canyon. 16x20. Acrylic on canvas. 2020


These paintings were created in part while becoming independent and then subsequently through the initial stages of the Covid-19 lockdown. 

Solitude III. 8x10. Acrylic on canvas. 2020.
Solitude I. 8x10. Acrylic on canvas. 2020
Beyond Borders. 16x20. Acrylic on canvas. 2020
Wishful Thinking. 16x20. Acrylic on canvas. 2020.
Desert's Song. 16x16. Acrylic on Canvas. 2020.