Vanessa Rothe grew up in the artists’ colony of Laguna Beach in California and first studied Fine Art, Business, and French literature at the University of San Diego, and UC Irvine, graduating with honors. She then received her classical art education at the Laguna College of Art and Design achieving Dean’s list merit. She has also studied alongside professional painters in ateliers in France and Italy and has gained her knowledge and art education first hand inside the top Museums of the world. Rothe has had three successful solo exhibitions at Wendt Gallery, along with group exhibitions including such venues as The Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction,  The Laguna Art Museum, Gallerie DDG in Paris, The American Impressionist Society Annual Exhibitions, The Bowers Museum, and LCAD’s Annual Juried Collectors Choice. Vanessa was listed among the ”Artists for a New Century” by the Bennington Center for the Arts in 2012. She is a Signature member of the American Impressionist Society as well as the Educational Advisor, an Artist member of the renown Salamagundi Club NY, West Coast Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine and invited artist/writer to the Alpine Fellowship.

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