Kumadori – the pattern between the clouds.
Valerie creates scarves and wallhangings from vintage Japanese silk kimonos, transforming these amazing fabrics into wearable items and art works. As she works with these intrinsically fascinating textiles she unveils symbolism and process, glimpsing Japanese philosophy and culture.
In addition, she works in mixed media developing narrative pieces. She has a Degree and Post Graduate Qualifications in Fine Art Sculpture, Media and Film.