Valeriya Lakrisenko was born in Saint Petersburg. She is a graduated from Saint-Petersburg Academy of Arts, Department of Painting, in V. Pesikov's workshop and B. Ioganson St. Petersburg State Academy Art Lyceum. Her drawings and paintings were repeatedly included in the annual exhibition of the best artistic works of Saint-Petersburg Academy of Arts. She has had many of works selected for the Academy’s own collection. Her works are in private collections, museums, and have won prizes in international competitions.