Vanessa Thompson studied painting and history of art at the University of Natal (PMB) in South Africa. Her work is mainly figurative and colourist with a strong interest in pattern. The canvases are life size to allow an intimacy and absorption for the viewer. The feminine is a central theme of her painted work. She is currently studying existential-phenomenological psychology at Duquesne University.
All paintings featured are oil on canvas.
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Muse (1985) Myrtle (1986) Sabrina (1992) Delight (1986) Salvo in Bakoven (1990) Self-portrait (1992)