V. P. was born in Bulgaria in 1986. He studied painting at the National School of Arts in Varna. In 2005 he moved to Paris where he graduated Plastic Arts from the Sorbonne. This period is related to his vivid interest in the genre of classical French humanist photography from the middle of the last century. Exhibitions of works from this time were presented in Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt, Sofia, and more. He is an author of more than 30 exhibitions around Europe. The art of Valery Poshtarov is part of major collections of different official institutions in the world: Presidency of the Republic of France, the French embassy in Ireland, Bulgarian Cultural Centre in Paris, Evgenii Evtushenko Museum in Moscow, and others.
Valery is also a fine art expert and gallerist, founder of the first online art gallery in East Europe.