Val Green - Artist
Location: Riebeek Valley
Val studied Fine Arts for seven years at the Johannesburg, East London, Port Elizabeth and Durban Art Schools. After qualifying in 1971 she travelled Europe, looking at the works of the great masters for a year. In 1977 Val took over the Modern Dance Centre in Port Elizabeth and ran it for 14 years.
In 1988 Val moved to Cape Town, and working with the University of Cape Town Life Skills Dept and Health for Africa, Val gave workshops on Creativity and Stress Release for groups in large corporations and hospitals and with groups at her art studio.
Throughout her working life Val has continued to paint and exhibit her art work. She has had 14 one woman shows,– including one which she was invited to hold in the USA in 1997.
Her work has sold world-wide and she is represented in the Cape Town National Gallery, The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum in Port Elizabeth and UPE Rare Books Library.
Val then moved to the countryside, in order to have the time to paint and draw every day. She has written, drawn and published two books - ‘Whats the Point” and ‘Wanda Woodhair meets Dani Nohair’.