Patonga NSW

Vanessa Ashcroft

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Vanessa Ashcroft 

Vanessa’s unstoppable energy is generously shared with a collective of 35 artists as director of three galleries in Sydney. Leading an uncommon public life that extends to her including her online community in making decisions on what to ‘ditch’ or paint next. During the lockdown, she was busy creating, marketing and inspiring others with her online classes from her Patonga Beach studio.


Vanessa is Director of ART GALLERY on Darling, Balmain with vast experience in the Art World with many solo & Group Shows, selling over the years extensively to Singapore, UK, Canada, New Zealand and Amsterdam. Living in Patonga on the Central Coast of NSW, Vanessa works from her studio and Gallery, the Salt & Sand Art Gallery in Patonga in the Brisbane Waters National Park.  Her work is varied with works on paper, metal, mixed media, oils and polymer


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