Vanessa Lemen is a fine art painter and illustrator who has worked as a freelance artist, studio illustrator, commissioned painter, and fine art instructor. She has participated in a number of Southern California art events, as well as solo and group art shows and events nationwide. She has also established a worldwide presence on the web with online instruction and tutorials for The Art Department and Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, and has an extensive background in in-studio instruction teaching drawing, painting, illustration and design – traditional and digital – in studios co-founded with her husband, Ron, such as Studio 2nd Street, Park Blvd Studios, and currently in Rev Art Academy, in Encinitas, CA.
Vanessa's work is in private collections in the US, UK and AU, can be viewed at ARC gallery in Sedona, AZ, and the online gallery EveryDayOriginal.com. She has been published in such art books as Spectrum: the Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, Ballistic Publishing's Painter (with an excellence award in the Portraits category), Aphrodisia I and II, and Women of Wonder: Celebrating the Women Creators of Contemporary Fantastic Art. Vanessa has also been featured in articles in magazines such as Painter and ImagineFX.
For more information, visit Vanessa's website at: www.vanessalemenart.com