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Vanessa McKernan

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Vanessa McKernan’s painted narratives explore the fragility and complexity of the inter-human experience. Through a layering of observations, myths, dreams and personal history, McKernan situates the viewer in a time and space somewhere between real and imagined. Her recent work draws on river and water symbology to explore birth, death, mothering and the post-partum body. Vanessa received her BFA from Concordia University and was recently awarded the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Emerging Artists.

Vanessa's studio is located in Toronto's historic Distillery District. To book a studio visit to see artwork in person, use the link below to email her at [email protected]


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