Born in 1946 in Northampton, Val Archer studied at the Manchester College of Art & Design and at the Royal College of Art, where she was awarded the Anstruther Prize for painting.


Since 1971 she has regurlarly exhibited all over Europe and has recently extended her popularity to the United States.


Predominently a watercolour painter Val Archer worked at Coriander Studio to release her first silkscreen prints.