• Vanessa was born in Valparaiso, Chile to an Austrian father and a Chilean mother. When she was just a year old, they moved to Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. She was introduced to the art of collage in Middle School. In 1986 her family moved to Quito, Ecuador where she finished high school. After some soul searching, she moved to Santiago, Chile to attend art school at Universidad Catolica de Chile. Since 1997 she has lived in Indianapolis. Vanessa lives and works North of the Indiana State Fairgrounds.




    *photo courtesy by Sakura Fuqua from Thirdspace Photography.