Born in Montclair, New Jersey, 1942

Cornell University, BFA, 1964
Yale University Norfolk Scholarship, 1963
University of Pennsylvania, 1966

Valerie Jesraly Seligsohn is an accomplished painter of landscape and still life subjects. She is the recipient of 2 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grants, a residency from the Vermont Studio Center and a commendation award from the PennDesign Alumni Association at University of Pennsylvania. She is now Regional Director for the organization where she has been Vice President for two years and a board member since 1994. Her work has been in 15 solo exhibitions, over 25 juried exhibitions and she is preparing for a future show in 2005 in Winter Park, Florida.
She is presently adjunct associate professor of art at Daytona Beach Community College after serving as art department head and professor at Community College of Philadelphia for thirty years.