Valeria Arroyo was born in Florida and grew up in northern Illinois where she graduated from Warren Township High School. Arroyo will graduate from Bradley University with a BFA in Studio Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design in May 2024. She also learned to enjoy printmaking and illustrating at Bradley. In 2022 Arroyo received the Mendez-KK Endowed Scholarship from the Slane College of Communication and Fine Art. Aside from the arts, she is president of Bradley’s K-pop dance cover group where she enjoys teaching students how to dance at all levels. During the Summer of 2023, Arroyo went on a 2-week study abroad in Granada, Spain where she learned how to travel write and immerse herself in the culture. In the future, Arroyo hopes to incorporate her illustration and design skills into projects and jobs that utilize her
expressive creativity.