Vanessa Jones American


Vanessa Jones is a figurative painter who delves into the topic of femininity through the lens of self-portraiture. Operating within the traditional realm of oils, she skillfully incorporates the rich history of Western painting and symbolic associations. Her work engages with concepts of myth, beauty, replication, and duality, exploring their connections to feminine archetypes.


Her artistic personas inhabit landscapes that are both familiar and unknown, teeming with cultural symbolism. As 'self-portraits,' these paintings seamlessly merge Western and Eastern influences, reflecting the artist's dual American and Korean heritage. This synthesis creates a unique narrative that transcends cultural boundaries, inviting viewers to explore the intersections of identity, symbolism, and artistic expression.