Valentina Alexeevna is a visual artist, who paints doll portraits and creates abstract mixed media art. She explores ageing, identity and consciousness. Her art encompasses vibrant colours, 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. Then, she moved to the UK and graduated with a BA in Business Management from the University of Leicester. She came back to Dubai and at the age of 23, founded and ran a creative lifestyle company. 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, from artists from the Fine Art Society of Moscow; to pursue her absolute passion for art. In 2018, she dedicated herself to the research and practice of parapsychology, psychology and spirituality. From 2017, Valentina created signature art workshops and teaches them to kids and adults in Dubai. She was the main art teacher at World Art Dubai in 2019 and 2020, taught at fairs, festivals, galleries, organisations and almost all art schools. In 2019 and 2020, she took courses on contemporary art theory and critique in Tashkeel, in Dubai.
Valentina exhibited across the UAE, including several international art fairs. Her art is in private collections around the world and local corporate collections. Her work was published in numerous local and international newspapers, magazines and appeared on TV.