Valery Rizzo is a Portrait, Food and Lifestyle photographer, interested in Urban Lifestyle and Agriculture. Her work appears in print and web across the globe. In addition to her editorial and commercial work Valery is also working on a number of personal contemporary photography projects, one of which is a series for a book project focused on the rapidly changing borough of Brooklyn where she was born and raised. She lives in Park Slope and can often be found photographing urban farms, local producers, restaurants and the streets of Brooklyn. Select clients include Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Modern Farmer, The New Yorker, Organic Gardening Magazine, Yes! Magazine, Gestalten Books, Rizzoli Books, Télérama, D La Repubblica, Der Spiegel, Bloomberg Pursuits, Zillow and many others.
Valery has exhibited her photographs at Soho Photo, The powerHouse Arena, MTA Arts for Transit, FOTOWEEKDC, GUATE PHOTO, Photoville, United Photo Industries, The Sommerville Toy Camera Festival, Rayko Photo Center, Umbrella Arts, The Museum of Modern Art and The AOP in London. Her work is part of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Archives.