Vanessa is a passionate award winning artist who captures her emotional response to the world around her. Citing "nature as her temple" and painting as a "self reflective practice," she sees each painting as a conscious creation that feeds her soul. Her work is featured in Pottery Barn, the TV set House Of Cards, on the movie set of Steven King's Doctor Sleep, Hollywood movie studios, and held in private collections around the world. Vanessa spends most of her time painting around New England and competing in various shows across the United States. Vanessa resides in North Kingstown, RI with her husband and daughter.