Vanessa Breen B.A. (hons) – Artist and designer
Vanessa studied Glass Design at Staffordshire University and previously worked as a project manager and in-house artist for a corporate art company in Surrey. She now lives on the South Coast and her career as an artist is flourishing, exhibiting and selling her work in galleries.
She is also director/co-founder of Creative Waves Community Arts C.I.C. A not for profit arts company, which was set up along with artist Nadia Chalk to enable them to embark on larger scale projects together and bring art to the local people. Passionate and keen to inspire others to explore their artistic ideas, she enjoys teaching children and adults.
Inspiration from nature influences her work, a rich depth of colour and a tactile surface is created by building up layers in various media. She enjoys the commissioning process, working closely with clients to meet their expectations. Whether it’s to create a unique painting tailored to the client’s interior or to design and produce innovative artworks for commercial spaces. She also offers a professional installation service.
Creative Waves Community Arts CIC, [not for profit Arts Company] founded by Worthing artists Vanessa Breen and Nadia Chalk.Creative Waves inspires people.
Passionate about art. Our aim is to inspire creativity by collaborating and sharing our experience, creative skills and ideas through: community art projects, creative workshops, public art.
Energy to motivate people to be actively involved, learn new skills, develop their ideas and produce original artwork.
Fun, creative learning: We specialise in producing murals that are imaginative, eye catching and educational.
Educational workshops; each one tailor-made to suit a particular theme. Focussing on individual needs, encouraging creativity and building confidence whilst teaching new skills. Schools – outdoor events – adult education – private workshops.
Enthusiasm is endless; we are extremely resourceful and have heaps of ideas and knowledge. We enable you to produce unique artwork, from personal pieces to large scale group projects. We can work with any age group and mixed abilities in your setting.
Encourage people to take ownership of their surroundings, to enhance their environment with public and community art.
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