1100 College St, Columbus, MS 39701, United States
Mississippi University for Women
1930 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38104, United States
Memphis College of Art
Puebla 223, col. Roma, México, D.F., Mexico City, México
University of Americas
1083 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128, United States
National Academy of Design
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA, United Kingdom
Central Saint Martins
695 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10065, United States
Since 1963 to 1965, Valerie attended Mississippi University for Women. In 1965, she briefly studied at Memphis Academy of Art (present-day Memphis College of Art). In 1966, Jaudon continued her studies at the University of Americas, where she remained till 1967. Some time later, in 1968, Valerie enrolled at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design (present-day Central Saint Martins) in London. In 1969, she left the college.
After studies, Valerie settled down in New York, where she started her career as a painter. In 1975, she took part in the group exhibition, entitled "76 Jefferson Street," that took place at the Museum of Modern Art. Since that time, Jaudon participated in other group exhibitions, which were held in different museums and institutions in the United States and Europe, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebaeck, Denmark, and others.
Valerie's first solo show was held at the Holly Solomon Gallery in New York in 1977. During the period from 1982 to 1999, her works were represented by Sidney Janis Gallery.
During her lifetime, Valerie worked in a variety of media, including painting, landscaping, mosaics and others. She is the author of fourteen major site-specific public art projects. In 1977, she finished a ninety-foot-long ceiling mural in the INA Tower in Philadelphia, the Mitchell/Giurgola addition to the Insurance Company of North America building. Some time later, in 1988, she completed her work, entitled "Long Division", created for the New York City Subway's 23rd Street station.
Since 1987, Valerie has held the post of a Professor of Art at Hunter College in New York, where she is still working.
In 2002, Jaudon started to collaborate with the Von Lintel Gallery, New York, where she held her solo exhibitions in 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2012. Also, the painter held her solo exhibition at the Von Lintel Gallery in Los Angeles in 2016, and the following year, her works were shown at the Philip Slein Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri.
Valerie married Richard Kalina on October 23, 1979.