Sculptor, Painter, Interior Designer, Professor, DJ, Dancer
Valerie earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and sculpture from Florida Atlantic University, and a Bachelor of Interior Design from Louisiana State University. She was awarded a Master of Science in Design from Arizona State University in 1997. Her thesis, Why Corporations Collect Art in the Phoenix Area, can be found in the ASU and Phoenix Art Museum libraries.
Valerie practiced Interior Design until 1995, when she enrolled in her Master’s program at ASU. Her commercial and corporate clients included Motorola, Kodak, Xerox, GE, American Airlines, Toyota, LAX, Bendix, Sheraton, Hilton and Hyatt.
Valerie has taught over 140 art and interior design classes since 1991. She has enjoyed full-time faculty positions at The Art Institute of Phoenix, Glendale Community College, Mesa Community College and at Palm Beach Community College in Lake Worth, Florida. She has also taught as an adjunct at Arizona State University, Phoenix College, and Scottsdale Community College.
As of 2015, she is now focused solely on her professional art practice. Valerie Hunt uniquely combines sculpture, painting, performance, interior design and dance to communicate her artistic ideas. Her current body of work combines new skills, ideas and insights that she gained from fifteen post-graduate level art classes at ASU as a non-degree seeking graduate student from 2012-2015.
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