Valerie is a new media artist and educator. She received her BFA in Digital Art from George Mason University in 2007 and her MFA in Computer Art from the School of Visual Arts in 2010. Valerie explores exposing the impermanence and fragility of existence through video, animation, and interactive works. Her work has been shown in New York City and the D.C. metro area. Valerie currently lives in Oxford, MS with her husband and 2 young daughters, where she is the founder of misbits: a new media art space.