Vanessa comes from a family with a longstanding artistic tradition. She graduated from Winchester School of Art with First Class Honours in 1993 and worked for ten years in printed textile design, selling to worldwide markets whilst also supplying galleries with her paintings.

After settling with her husband and family in her native West Dorset she committed to painting full time from her garden studio. Here she works towards art fairs and exhibitions with her UK galleries.

Her work has been used for a number of illustration projects including House and Gardens magazine, Highgrove Estate, Farrow & Ball and representation from Bridgeman Library image licensing.

UK Galleries


Panter and Hall

  • Mixed shows in Cecil Court and Mayfair galleries 2010-2020
  • Solo shows – 2011, 2015.
  • 2017 ‘Moments in Time’ solo show
  • 2019 ‘The Nature of Colour’ solo show

Jerram Gallery

  • Mixed gallery shows 2008-2020
  • Bowman/March/Palmer – March 2014
  • Bowman/Millais/Wheatley – April 2017
  • Forthcoming show with Lynne Cartlidge and Emma Haggas – Spring 2021

Wren Gallery

  • Mixed gallery shows Spring Summer and Christmas:2008-2020
  • Solo shows 2011, 2013, 2015

Whitespace Art

  • Whitespace Art – Mixed shows 2008-2020
  • Affordable Art Fairs (Battersea, Hampstead, Bristol)
  • Trio artist shows 2011, 2016, 2018

Red Rag Bath

  • Mixed exhibitions, Summer and Christmas
  • Mixed still life shows 2014-2020

Josie Eastwood Fine Art

  • Spring and Autumn mixed shows 2011-2020
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