Vanessa Gardiner was born in Oxford in 1960. She completed a Foundation Course at Oxford Polytechnic in 1978-1979, followed by a BA Hons Fine Art Degree at Central School of Art & Design, London. Vanessa currently lives and works in Dorset, England.
Solo Exhibitions from 1991 – present include:
Thackeray Gallery, London; Duncan Campbell Gallery, London; Gordon Hepworth Gallery, Exeter; Hart Gallery, London; Atrium Gallery, Bournemouth University; Campden Gallery, Gloucestershire; Sladers Yard, Dorset; British School at Athens, Greece; Quercus Gallery, Bath
Private and Corporate Collections include:
The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital; Bournemouth University; Carlow Art Collection, Ireland; The Ballinglen Archive, Ireland; Magdalen College, Oxford; Fidelity International; Huddersfield City Art Gallery; New Hall, Cambridge; British School at Athens, Greece; British Academy, London
Awards and Residences from 1999 – present include:
Arts Council South West – Fine Art Award; Residency Fellowship, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland; British School at Athens, Greece – Prince of Wales Bursary for the Arts; Presnensky, Moscow
Vanessa Gardiner has been represented by Thackeray Gallery, London since 2013.