Born in Lugano, Switzerland,
Vanessa Martinelli is multifaceted artist.
She graduated in Jewellery Design from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London, and Gemology from the Gemological Institute of America in New York City.
Vanessa has more then 12 years working experience in the jewellery field as a jewellery designer and creative director, with a passion for painting and illustrating.
After 10 years living abroad in Milan, New York, London, Hong Kong, Vanessa relocated back to her hometown Lugano, Switzerland. Following her love of art and creativity she launched her own jewellery brand, Vanessa Martinelli, and works as an independent artist and illustrator.
Her artworks and illustrations express her joy for life, positivity and a touch of wittiness. Vanessa's inspirations come from a lifetime of traveling experiences, her passion for Asian culture and Pop art, nature in every form and childhood memories.
WATERCOLOR ARTIST & ILLUSTRATOR
Vanini Swiss Chocolate 1871, Switzerland
Villa Principe Leopoldo, (5 starts) Relais & Chateau Hotel, Lugano, Switzerland
Team building for managers, Lugano, Switzerland
TASIS school, Lugano, Switzerland