Valerie Campos was born in December 1983 in Mexico City, pass her early years in Los Angeles (California) in direct contact with the street art and lowbrow, this being her first visual influences. Self-taught, began painting at the age of 22 years and moved to Oaxaca (Mexico), internationally known as the city of the Mexican painters. In 2007 its shown her first solo exhibition at the Quetzalli Gallery in Oaxaca. In 2011 Valerie held her first major presentation in the world of Mexican art, two simultaneous exhibitions in Oaxaca and the publication of a monograph on her work: “Where Dreams Come True” at the Museum of Oaxacan Painters and “Still Life” in Bodega quetzalli Oaxaca. These exhibitions and book were supported by the Spanish curator of an extensive and well known international experience Pablo J. Rico. Since then she has exhibited her work internationally in China, Indonesia, Canada, France, Belgium, Spain and USA. In recent years, Valerie has developed an exceptional artistic and organizational activity. In 2014 she founded Nao Now with the intention of opening a new avenue for cultural exchange between Mexico and China. Through the support of Yuan Xu Centre (where she won a scholar- ship in 2013) brings together a group of 8 Mexican artists to undertake an artist residency production in Beijing in the summer of 2014.
She has presented her work in Glo Art Brussels, Belgium 2017. In Beijing, China “In The Centre Of The Labyrinth” Beijing Cultural Exhibition Centre “Lost Horizon” in Xu Yuan Cen- tre (group exhibition of Mexican artists within the project “Nao Now Mexico- Beijing 204″ in China) among other artistic centers as “Dialogos con Goya” Alpilles- Provence in France (Festival- part) at the Lawrence Arts Center, Kansas USA. “The fourth Elements” (itinerant)) 2014, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing China. “The Fourth Elements” 2013 Museum of Oaxacan Painters. “Amazing Stories- Interventions of a Floating World”in the Graphic Arts Institute of Oaxaca 2013. “Fool’s Gold” Intervention in-situ, MATRIA. “Where Dreams Come True” (itinerant) the Museum of Oaxacan Painters. “I Want to Believe” at the Banff Centre for the Arts (Canada ) Her work has been selected in the 4th Biennale of Yucatan (2009), Monterrey Artemergente 2010, 1st International Print Biennial J. Guadalupe Posada (2013) and Artfest 2006 . She has been awarded from the National Fund for Culture and Arts of Mexico FONCA 2014-2015. The Lawrence Arts Center of Kansas Residency for 2014-2015. The Xu Yuan Press Center of Bei- jing (China) Residency 2013-2014. Red Gate Gallery, Residency 2013. PECDA Oaxaca 2013. Banff Centre (Canada), Residency 2011. Valerie lives and works in Mexico City.