Valery Rizzo is a New York City based stock, assignment and fine art photographer, specializing in lifestyle, food and travel imagery, with a focus on portraiture. Her work is represented by Getty Images, Corbis, Jupiterimages, Botanica, BrandX, Nonstock, Foodpix and Alamy and is a member of ASMP and EP. Clients include, Discovery Channel / Planet Green, Interior Design Magazine, Everywhere Magazine, More Magazine, Ogilvy & Mather (Germany), Euro RSCGC&O, DK Publishing, Agence France-Presse (AFP), D Magazine,Moje Psychologie, Organic Gardening Magazine, G y J Publicaciones Espana, Compass Productions, American Greetings, NHK Japan, abcnews.com, Vogue.com, Glamour.com, Polapremium, Light Leaks Magazine, Burn Magazine, The Daily News.com, American PHOTO Magazine, The New York Times Lens blog, Bauer Media, MandagMorgen / World Climate Solutions, Hearst Communications, MSN/Fox Sports and NBC Universal Digital-Bravo.
With a B.F.A in Illustration from Pratt Institute, Valery has had a long career as an Illustrator, Art Director, and Designer for clients such as Ralph Lauren Home Design, Echo Design Group, Wathne Limited, Town and Country Linen Corp, Liz Claiborne, Bill Blass, Marks and Spencer, Perrier Jouet, Williams Sonoma, Cygnus Inc., Hashi Studio, Shiseido, Canon, Financial Services Week, R.H. Makoby Advertising Worldwide, amongst various others.
Valery continued her study in photography at The International Center of Photography, The School of Visual Arts and Pratt Institute. She has brought to her career as a Photographer her sense of composition and design along with her intuitive artistic sensibilities.
Valery has also exhibited her work at Soho Photo, The powerHouse Arena, The Edward Carter Gallery, The Atlantic Gallery, The Museum of Modern Art, Thomas Werner Gallery, Westbeth Gallery, The Gallery in Stamford New York and The AOP in London and is presently working on her first monograph about Brooklyn, shot entirely with plastic cameras.