Valerie Lloyd paints with both acrylic and oil on canvas and wood panel. She enjoys depicting still lifes into modern and simpliﬁed images, creating abstract paintings, and occasional works in an illustrative style. All three styles are often inspired by personal spiritual and metaphorical exploration. Valerie has remained a creative throughout her life, whether it be in her own work at home, as an art teacher to students of all ages, or commissioned design projects. She has a Bachelor of Arts and Education from Colorado State University. She strives to always inspire those around her in their creative endeavors and truly believes in the power of art to transform culture.