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Icebox4 Salon Show - Necessity, a Mother

Opening Reception: Thursday, May 9th, 6-8pm

Necessity, a Mother is a group show about the exigency of making art, trying 

to survive while making art and the sometimes fortuitous results of working 

under pressure. Curated by Tom Fitzgibbon

Icebox Gallery is located at: 53 s 11th st, #4a, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. 

Show runs through May 29th. Two blocks from the South Williamsburg stop on 

the East River Ferry. More information here:

The Flying Fruit Bowl Podcast, it was an honored to be interviewed by Aaron from the UK. We covered a lot of territory, from how I got started painting urban landscapes on location, up to my current projects.  Please check it out! Here's the link:

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Speak Up! Women, Art & Social Justice: Guest Curated by Valeri Larko on view at 

Basin Gallery & Studios, March 8-April 21, 2024.

Upcoming Events: 

Sunday Soiree March 24th 4-7 PM

Artist Talk, Saturday March 30th, 3-5 PM

Closing Reception: Thursday April 18th 6-9PM

Press Release click here: 

Basin Gallery & Studios, 344 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook Brooklyn, NY 

Gallery Hours: Thursday & Friday 2-7PM, Saturday & Sunday Noon-7PM. 


"Where Goes the Neighborhood? Signs of the Time" 
Opening Reception on Saturday January 20, 5-8 PM, curated by Sabine Schumacher & Jerri Allyn. Artists include Valeri Larko, Ed Alvarez, Alethea Pace, ActUp Philly & the Center for the study of Political Graphics. On view until February 17th, 2024. The gallery is located at 700 Manida Street (entrance at Spotford Avenue), Bronx, NY 10474.
More information at

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Basin Gallery & Studios: It's a small F**king World, a group exhibition of miniature artworks.
Opening Reception on Friday, January 26th, 6-9 pm. If you can't make the opening, additional events: Sunday Soiree February 11th 4-7pm & Closing Party Thursday February 29th 6-9pm.

Open Thursday-Sunday, PHONE: 813.486.6950 

Please follow them on Instagram to get all the latest news!

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Yonkers Power Plant, 6" x 6" at Basin Gallery & Studios, Red Hook, Brooklyn.

On view at Incubator Gallery, Brooklyn: Interesting Times, group exhibition
Closing Reception Sunday January 287th, 2-6 PM

More information here:
Incubator Studio Gallery is located at 56 Bogart St. Brooklyn New York fine arts building. As you face the building on Bogart street, the entrance to the lower level south will be the descending stair case on the far right. The Morgan Ave. L train's western exit is located diagonally across Bogart street from the building. Email: 917 909 0500 (During gallery hours) 917 974 9664 (all other times) The gallery is open on Sundays from 1-6 PM. 

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Valeri with her paintings at Incubator Gallery, Brooklyn

Recent Press:
The Flying Fruit Bowl: Check out the article here:

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Highbridge and Overpass, Bronx on location, 2021, oil/linen, 28" x 70"

There's a new gallery in town! Vanda Gallery, 379 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle, NY. 

I'm excited to be included in the gallery's inaugural exhibition along with 5 other talented artists, opening on Friday October 20th from 5:30-7:30 pm. The exhibition is up through November 30th.  Vanda Gallery, 379 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle, NY

Find out more on Vanda's IG feed:

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Spring Break Art Fair: I'm honored to be a spotlight artist for "Wild Card"

Opening Reception Wednesday September 6, the fair runs until Monday September 11, 2023. Spring/Break Wild Card Art Fair is located at 625 Madison Avenue, NYC. I will present on opening day for First View and for the evening's opening reception. I will also be at the fair on Saturday Sept 9th from 1-6 PM. 
More information here:

My paintings are available through Spring Break until December 11.

Here's a link to my work on their sale platform:

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"Influence by Industry" Group Exhibition at Art Quest Center, Bethleham, PA.

September 16th 2023 - January 7th 2024. The Art Quest Center is located at 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015. More information can be found here:

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Upcoming: "City Light"' Three person exhibition at Interchurch Center, NYC

curated by Jennifer Roberts,
September 22- November 2.
Artist Reception Wednesday October 11, 5:30-7:30 pm,
in conjunction with a special live performance from the Harlem Jazzmobile. 
The Interchurch Center is located at 61 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY, 10115. Their website:

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"HELL NO"Group exhibition in Amsterdam, Netherlands

curated by Airco Caravan (US/NL), with Macon Reed (US), Valeri Larko (US), Adrian Childress (US), AirRich (NL) and
Joyce Overheul (NL)


Opening reception on International Women’s Day Wednesday, March 8, 5-8 pm Official opening by Lucette ter Borg,
Art critic of national newspaper NRC, research journalist,
author, curator

What Art Can Do, Tweede Tuindwarsstraat 4, 1015 RZ Amsterdam 

Opening hours: Thursday - Saturday 2-6 pm, closing reception Saturday March 25. SHOW PDF HERE


"Her City" Leake Street Galleries, London, UK. Group exhibition of 17 women 

artists who work with/in the urban landscape. Online from March 20- April 30, 

curated by Valeri Larko and Marc Craig.

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Exploring the Urban Fringe: Interview with Valeri Larko by Christina Nafziger, Create Magazine, January 17, 2023
Link to Article


My paintings are in gallery 14, check them out here

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"Out of Bounds: Uncommon Landscapes", Three person exhibition at Basin Gallery & Studios with Valeri Larko, Diana Jensen and Amy Regalia.

Opening Reception Thursday October 6, 6-8 PM, 344 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Phone:  (813) 486-6950 Instagram: @basin_gallery_brooklyn

Gallery Hours: Thurs & Friday 2-7PM, Sat & Sun Noon-7PM.

Closing Reception: Saturday November 19, 5-7 PM

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Visual Arts Center of NJ, Faculty Exhibition,

Opens Friday September 16th, 2022- January 8th, 2023

68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ 07901, Phone: 908-273-9121 Website:



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Pop up exhibition "Just for Fun" Group exhibition opens
Fri May 20th, 6-9 PM.

Please join me for the opening reception at Studio 111 Brooklyn, located at 111 Conselyea St, Brooklyn, NY 11211. The exhibition will honor legendary Fun Gallery owner & Actor Patti Astor. 


Exhibition dates: May 20th-22th, 2022. 

More information here:

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"I like you art Podcast" Studio Visit Artist: Valeri Larko: which includes a short video where I talk about my latest painting of an obsolete cement company in the North Bronx.

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Solo Exhibition:

Valeri Larko: Hidden in Plain Sight

Sugarlift Gallery

January 6 - February 13, 2022

Opening Reception: Thursday January 27th, 6-8 PM.
The artist will be at the gallery on Saturday February 5th, 3-5 PM to sign exhibition catalogues and share the stories behind the paintings. 

Signed Exhibition Catalogues are available through Sugarlift for $20. plus shipping. Please use this link to order:

Sugarlift Gallery, 508 W 28th Street, New York, NY 10001

Phone: (917) 370-5030



Download Press Release Here

Download Exhibition Catalog


Valeri Larko interview with Sherry Mazzocchi in Manhattan Times, January 20, 2022

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Valeri Larko on site at the Highbridge, Bronx, 2021 Photo: Amy Regalia

Valeri Larko's recent oil paintings of the Highbridge and the surrounding area, will be included in the ten year celebration of the Urban Waters Federal Partnership to protect our rivers.  The event will take place on the pedestrian walkway atop the majestic Highbridge.  I'll be there and so will my paintings. I hope you can join me! 


Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 

Rain date: October 14, 2021 
Time: 11 am Place: High Bridge in the Bronx 


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