Valay has competed his B.Des in Fashion lifestyle and Accessory Design from National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi (2008). Valay has shown internationally at galleries/fairs in the UK (Manchester Art gallery), Germany, Australia (National Art School, Sydney) and India. Besides private commissions for individuals as well as institutions his work is in the collection of the Manchester Art Gallery. He received the “Elle Décor International Design Award” for Young Talent of the Year 2014 and “Trends Excellence in Architecture and Design” award 2016. Valay has also featured in several national and international curatorial exhibitions, which includes, ‘refractions’, National Art School, Sydney(2019); ‘Drawing is Dead’, Studio Khirkee, New Delhi (2018); ‘One Soul Many Lives’, Art Speaks, Bikaner House, New Delhi (2018); ‘The I Within’, Art Centrix Space (2015); ‘where is Queer? when is Queer? What is Queer?’, Goethe Institute, New Delhi (2015), among others.
Valay lives and works in New Delhi