Now she creates sculptures and jewelry with metal and fire while dreaming of ocean waves. After all, she is the Water Dragon . . .
Valerie started out in college to be a marine biologist, she loved the ocean. Her first semester was spent without an art class, for the first time EVER. She missed it so much, she realized she was an Artist. She goes to the ocean as much as possible . . .
Here they are on the train Christmas Day from Pisa to Milan, Italy. No one else in Milan wore cowboy boots . . .