Vanessa Hocking-Creek is a contemporary British painter specialising in portraiture.
She was born in London and studied art and fashion illustration at Epsom School of Art and Design.
She is married and has two children who she features in several of her paintings as well as other family members and friends. Depicting everyday modern life.
In her short career to date spanning just two years she has accomplished a lot. She has exhibited in Monaco, collaborated and exhibited at The Van Gogh Art Gallery in Madrid, The Broadway Art Gallery in Hertfordshire, England and La Galleria Art Gallery in Pall Mall, London.
She was also shortlisted for the Royal Arts Prize in 2021.
Although Vanessa has a subject in mind and basic idea of what she wants to portray, no painting is planned . Each painting evolves as it is created.
She started painting in acrylic but All her current work is in oil.