Val is available at 269-327-0517 and 269-290-6527. Val's best email is: email@example.com. Val has studied Spencerian and ornamental penmanship since 2011. She also does brush-calligraphy (italic). Val has been a vendor at the Three Rivers Farmers' Market since 2007, where she sells one-stroke acrylic paintings, ornamental penmanship, and schedules house portrait commissions.
Val took anatomy for the artist in high school at the Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, in Michigan, USA. Val went to Western Mich. U. in 1974-76, where she took anatomy and physiology, with an eye towards getting a degree in Medical Illustration. Val illustrated 2 textbooks and a medical journal, as she transferred into business school (Davenport, Kalamazoo) and finished with a Business Certificate. Val proceeded to do medical transcription for many years and take art commissions on the side of lettering, signage, house portraits, and take classes while working full-time in medical offices as a transcriptionist.
Val presently does commissions of art, calligraphy, and vendors occasionally at U.S. 131 Flea Market in Three Rivers, MI; the Kalamazoo Expo, and other venues.
Val took classes at 7 universities and colleges, and received 140 credits undergraduate.