Valeria began to draw driven by the desire to capture the poetry of everyday things: the children and dogs' glance, the shape of the plants, the sound of the autumn dry leaves and the aroma of breakfast.
Born in 1976 in Buenos Aires city, Argentina, her academic background focus initially in Fine Arts and then graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a degree in Graphic Design & Visual Communication, where she practised as a teacher.
Since 2006 she has been dedicated to children illustration. In her work she uses both manual and digital techniques and investigates the use of new methods and materials in a constant pursuit of new expressive forms. She has received the honor to participate in the exposition of the 30 most representative illustrators of Argentina at Bologna Children Bookfair's 2008. Since 2008 is represented by MB Artist in the U.S.
One of her books "La Grande Fabrique de Mots" has been published in 12 languages: French, Dutch, Slovenian, Korean, Chinese, English, German, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, Italian and Turkish.
She currently lives in Lyon, France.