BIOGRAPHY - Valentine Aprile (Born 1972)
Valentine Aprile grew up in New Jersey and spent her early creative years in Philadelphia. An artist of multiple disciplines, she has won varied arts awards for painting, performance, and aerial dance theater. Her work as been shown in such galleries and stage venues as Lyons Wier Gallery via The Art Students League of NY (NY NY), The Panama Art Factory (Sacramento CA), The Goggleworks Center For the Arts (Reading PA), The Reading Museum with Berks Arts Council (Reading PA), Artists’ House Gallery (Philadelpia PA), Columbia Art Center (Columbia MD), Harlem School of the Arts with NAWA (NY NY), NYCOO Gallery (NY NY), Manhattan Borough President’s Office (NY NY) The Painted Bride (Philadelphia PA), Martha B Knoeble Dance Center (Long Beach CA), Temple University as a quest artist with Trapezius Aerial Dance (Philadelphia PA), Ursinus College (Collegeville PA), The Trocadero (Philadelphia PA), Kumquat Dance Center (Philadelphia PA), and others. Her arts education includes The University of the Arts (Philadelphia PA), The Art Students League of New York (NY), The Martha Graham School of Dance (NY), The Maggie Flanigan Acting Conservatory (NY), Peridance (NY), and Nimble Arts (VT). She now lives and works in New York.