Through many years of my life I have used painting as a therapeutic release; it is a freeing, soothing feeling that rushes over me when I have a paint brush in hand, from the first to the last stroke on my canvas. Using different mediums I am able to express a loud, yet soft emotion. My creations are a part of my soul that I am able to project and share with the world through my canvas. Through my Art I capture the beauty of nature as I see it with an added twist of my own abstract interruption. The variety of natural elements around me and the potential I see to use them for art continually inspire me.

I have had unique artistic inspirations from many different people, and in return have had opportunities to share my love of art with others.  As an artist I believe that one should never limit their creativity when exploring and expressing themselves.

Valerie Holmes