Val, born Valérie Goutard in France, is known for her bronze sculpture. In 2004, she established her studio in Bangkok, Thailand, where she discovered the traditional process of casting bronze from the local foundry. Val currently works with a team of assistants in her Bangkok studio. Val had exhibited around Asia since the beginning of 2006. At the Shanghai Art Fair 2010, her exhibited work “Urban Life” received great appreciation. In 2015, she won the Trophy of French Expatriates in Art of Living. The artist have elaborated a unique sense of space by utilizing the curve lines in her artwork. The contrast which was created by the lightness of the lines and the weightiness of the bronze have generated a tension within the subtly balanced sculpture. Val’s work have been exhibited in France, Australia, Singapore, Taipei, Hong Kong, Shanghai permanently.