Valerie Blauvelt is an emerging contemporary American artist who lives and works both in Naples, Florida and Canandaigua, New York. She excels in the use of color and texture to achieve a variety of visual effects that are transformed into dynamic abstract paintings. As an intuitive, abstract artist who is self-taught, her work elicits strong emotional reactions and gives you an exciting sensory experience.
Valerie’s professional art career has been unconventional. After a successful 32- year Corporate career in Marketing, she discovered the artistic talent that lay hidden within, and her passion for abstract painting was unleashed. As a “late bloomer”, her artistic career has quickly gained momentum.
Valerie’s work elicits strong emotional reactions and offers an exciting sensory experience. She uses color, ranging from soft and serene to vibrant and invigorating, as her voice to communicate subliminal messages. Valerie’s work is sometimes ethereal, dreamy, and celestial. Other times it is dynamic and bursting with energetic expression. Her paintings reference the beauty of nature in abstract form. She uses heavy texture and layers of contrasting color to create dimension and movement. Her paintings invite the viewer to walk through an open door. Valerie’s work takes you on a visual journey that sparks the imagination to see what is beyond the painted canvas, allowing free rein to delight in personal and unique interpretations.