Val West is an Aboriginal Artist, her ancestry is from the Gamilaroi and Murawari Aboriginal nations and feels deeply connected to Dharawal
She is a painter, printmaker and community artist. She is represented in the permanent collections of Wollongong Art Gallery and the
University of Wollongong.
She has completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) with Dean's Merit Award from the University of Wollongong. She has a Certificate
IV Training and Assessment, completed at the Illawarra Institute of Technology TAFE.
Val's artworks represent connection to family, land, Dreaming stories and her love of Aboriginal traditional and contemporary