About the Author

Vanessa Hadady, BFA, MA
Blurbarian Since May 2011
Name Vanessa Hadady, BFA, MA
My Web Site www.GalleryPreviewOnLine.com
Location California, USA
Gender Female
My Occupation Fine Art Painter
My Bio VANESSA HADADY is a third generation classically trained painter who began practicing formalized painting in 1974. She obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico. There, among several scholars, she studied under Gene Frumkin (poet), Joel-Peter Witkin (photographer), and Thomas Barrow (photographer) while sitting in critiques by Julian Schnabel (filmmaker/artist) and the late Joan Brown (artist). Ms. Hadady has received recognition by the National Museum of Women in the Arts Archive on Women Artists, Washington, D.C. In California, she has shown in Davis, Berkeley, San Francisco, Silicon Valley areas, while having pieces in private and corporate collections. During year 2010 she entered works into completion and won sweeping regional class/division awards. During the same year, one of her quotes was included in "Art Studio Door Signs" by Jerry Saltz (T. Ward, ed.). Her watercolor "California Valley" was scheduled into the

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
Continuing the visual image survey of paintings to date, upcoming texts will cover flora-fauna, abstracts and early figurative works from academic study. As a technical text, the much anticipated, Painting Fundamentals: an illustrated narrative tutorial on fine art painting, is next up and expected to be released before the end of year 2012.
Everyone needs to know about these authors and artists...
The impressionists and all the modern expressionists and post impressionists!
This book is addictive. Read it. (At your own risk.)
Nature's Temple: the Life and Art of William Wendt (The Irvine Museum) 2008. Glancing through the pages of this beautiful publication, one can see the genius of the artist at work through a broad range of settings. Plein Air Painters of California: The Southland by Ruth Lily Westphal, et al (1982) and Plein Air Painters of California: The North, also by Ruth Lily Westphal, et al.