Valéry was born in 1973 in Germany into a family of artists - his mother and grandmother are sculptors and graphic artists, his granduncle was stage-designer at the staatstheater of berlin. He now lives and works in the south of France.

Since his early childhood Valéry has been passionate about drawing and painting, developing a close relationship to nature and its elements. Through his fathers work as an academic he received an open-minded education, and speaks four languages fluently. After studying in Hamburg for four years he graduated in illustration and painting. Valéry has worked for several years in Turin and London.

Valéry prefers working plein air - his focus is the horizon, and connecting the earth to the sky.

If you would like to see a wider range of his work please contact the artist.