"My artwork ranges from abstract to figurative to detailed pen and ink drawings, but every piece is infused with energy, movement, and personality."Val is a painter, interior designer, division-I soccer player, and writer. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Design from Cal State Long Beach and is currently pursuing a Master of Interior Architecture Degree from UCLA. Val is constantly looking for ways to push her art and experiment with different mediums, subjects, and installations. She believes art is an essential form of self-expression, empowerment, and healing, and she is passionate about promoting the arts for these reasons. Val grew up in the Bay Area, CA and currently resides and works in Long Beach, CA.