Valentina Alexeevna is a visual artist, who paints doll portraits and creates abstract mixed media art. She explores identity, ageing, the relationship between natural and artificial, and consciousness. Her art encompasses vibrant colours in a limited palette, solid shapes and a focus on aesthetics with elements of glitz. United with circles, squares, 3D elements and childlike motifs.
Valentina was born in Moscow, Russia and moved to Dubai, UAE in 1999. In 2012, she graduated with a BA in Business Management from the University of Leicester, UK. In 2013, she founded and ran a creative lifestyle company in Dubai. It included an online shop for unique home accessories and lifestyle products, her own fashion collection and storytelling events. In 2017, Valentina studied fine art in the form of private tutoring with Sergey Belov and other artists from the Fine Art Society of Moscow, to pursue her absolute passion for art. Alongside her art career, in 2018, she dedicated herself to the research and practice of parapsychology, psychology and spirituality. From 2017 to April 2021, Valentina created signature, mixed media art workshops and taught them to kids and adults in Dubai. She was the main art teacher at World Art Dubai in 2019, 2020 and 2021, taught at festivals, organisations and all art schools. In 2019 and 2020, she took courses on contemporary art theory and critique in Tashkeel, in Dubai.
Valentina exhibited internationally, her art is in private and public collections. Her work was published in numerous local and international newspapers, magazines and appeared on TV.