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Based in Melbourne, Australia. Creating globally.

Vanessa Vanderhaven is an Award Winning Illustration Artist originally from Sydney, now living in Melbourne with her husband. Her art career began in 2009 at the age of 19 after taking a drawing class during her fashion studies - fast track to 2019, she is working full-time as an illustrator & designer.

With her specialty being detailed pencil illustration, she creates hand-drawn graphite artworks and pattern designs that merge fashion and botanicals into a harmonious piece.

As her creative business has expanded, Vanessa has taken her art career into the community and has been hosting illustration workshops Australia-wide and online for the past 2 years via her education business
Creator’s Handbook.

If you have a creative project in mind or would like to say hello - get in touch!

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Please visit Creator’s Handbook for all information on courses and workshops.

Hairhouse Warehouse, Jigsaw, Design Studio X, Heidi Hamoud Makeup Artist, ColourSpace, Style Atlas

WeTeachMe Artist Talks, 2017
Praise You' Group Exhibition & Charity Event, 2017
Colourspace - Mural Makeover, 2017
Collective Hub Magazine Issue #45, 2017
The Artists Cove, 2016
Fashionary, 2015

Winner - Inspire9/Colourspace Mural Competition, 2017
Top 3 Finalist - RAWards Australian Visual Artist of the Year, 2013

Hall & Wilcox Art Exhibition *Winner of People’s Choice*, 2019
'Praise You' Group Exhibition & Charity Event, 2017
Henley Club Resident Exhibiting Artist, September - December 2017
Inaugural Solo Exhibition, 2017
RAW Artist Group Exhibition, 2013

Artist Takeover in Collective Hub Magazine Issue #45, 2017
The Eye Creative Magazine Issue #11, 2018

Panel Speaker @ We Teach Me - Master Series, Creativity And Where It Comes From, 2017
Panel Speaker @ We Teach Me - Master Series, How To Turn Your Passion Into Your Business, 2018