Vanessa Joy is a Filipina American and abstract artist. She finds inspiration in her travels, nature, and daily life in the Hudson Valley, NY. Vanessa loves to create art that evokes feelings, especially joy.
As a native New Yorker and world traveler, Vanessa draws on her environment to create abstract pieces. Vanessa was born and raised in Queens, NY. She resided in London, UK for 10 years. She currently lives in Mid-Hudson Valley, NY. Each environment has contributed to her artistic style. Her life experience has given her a unique global perspective and exposure to countless cultures, customs, trends and interests that she has encountered.
Vanessa is a professional artist with over 20 years of experience. She enjoys painting with a variety of mediums including acrylic, oil, watercolor and gouache. While mainly having a passion for painting, she loves to create digital art, charcoal and pencil drawings, and she is intrigued by photography and collaging.
As a lifelong learner, Vanessa takes various private and college-level art classes to enhance her skills and for her own personal development. Her artistic ability has been recognized by others. She has showcased her art in a number of local galleries, exhibits and community events. She has been internationally commissioned and her work has been internationally collected. Vanessa thrives in creativity and is passionate about art and community. She is truly touched when a person acquires a creation of hers and makes a home for it.