Vanessa’s interest in photography and travel burgeoned at a young age; she purchased her first camera at age twelve and put it to use during her first trip to Europe — Zurich, Switzerland, accompanied by grandparents. A slender, plastic bright blue Fisher Price model, established her affinity to explore the world.
Thus, began her love affair with photography. The desire to see the extraordinary from beyond the tourist’s spotlight — in the simple, ordinary places and moments off the main route, the people and objects in her travels shaped her creative vision. Through her teens and twenties, Vanessa kept her passport and camera close at hand, documenting activities and trips to other countries — such as England, Spain, Italy and Turkey.
Most memorably, the artist grabbed her passport and camera to travel in Spain. A summer spent exploring Madrid,…
- Joined November 27, 2009