Valentin Capony was born in Lyon in 1990. In 2008 he started his studies at the Ecole Supérieure d'Art et de design de Saint-Etienne in France from where he graduated with a DNAP in 2011.
In 2012 he leaves for China as a bilateral exchange student to study at the Great School of Fine Arts in Nanjing. This exchange will allow him, among other things, to learn engraving and philosophy as well as Chinese handwriting. In 2013, he resumed his studies at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels in the engraving option in the workshop of Thomas Amerlynck where he obtained his Master 2. He currently works between France and Belgium.
In 2017, he joined the Academia Belgica and received the first Komask prize for Young European Printmaking.