Born in Brussels, Valerie JA Vandermotten is an emerging and awarded visual artist based in Belgium. In 2017, the artist earned a Post Baccalaureate in painting at UC Berkeley Extension, SF, California where she has been living during 8 years. Since September 2020, Valerie is an MFA candidate in Painting at SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design). She has had a residency at Kunstraum LLC in Brooklyn (NY), 20+ group exhibitions and 3 solo shows in Europe and the USA. Her work is in the SCAD MOA (Museum of Art) permanent collection since August 2023.