Valeriya Khomar was born in Kiev, Ukraine where she was raised and classically educated in fine arts. She graduated from an Art Studio, an Art School and then from an Art and Design College with numerous awards. Valeriya had been participating at the local and regional exhibitions in
Ukraine till her arrival to Canada.
In 1995, Valeriya moved to Canada with her family and continued to study art at Dawson College and Concordia University in Montreal. Soon after, she started a career in Fashion industry as a graphic designer and illustrator, doing visual presentations and artworks for the main apparel companies in Montreal.
In the midst of a successful run, Valeriya made the life changing decision to go back to her roots and build a creative career of her own. About four years ago Valeriya started her full time career as a painter. Within a very short time she was blessed to found an enthusiastic international audience for her work.