Valeria Barnhill – an American artist born in USSR (Russia). Having engineering and design experience, Valeria developed her skills in contemporary art and opened an art studio in Tyler. She paints, teaches and participates in exhibitions and art shows internationally. Her artworks are in galleries and private collections in USA, Russia, Australia, Africa, and Europe. If you noticed colorful utility boxes around Tyler, you know now that Valeria Barnhill is one of the artists who won the city art project “Beauty and the Box” with her four paintings.
“I am happy to do something I love, turning my imagination into a visual image, that makes my dream real, and people are able to see the story behind the picture. My painting are colorful and positive. I like to treat my inner child by creating paintings and drawings with a naive and simple vision of things.
I am also working with Children International, a company helping kids around the world to provide food and shelter. By purchasing my art you join me in this charity. Thank you.”