Konovalova (Barynina) Valentina Vitalievna was born in 1959 in the village of Palekh.
Comes from the family of painters. Her father is a famous Palekh aratist V.K. Barynin.
Studied at the Palekh Art School in 1975-1980.
Worked in the Palekh studios of lacquer miniature painting in 1980-1989.
Themes of her works: literature, genre scenes.