Vanessa Tiegs is a ballet mentor, a former professional ballerina, an astrology mentor, and an artist skilled in a multitude of mediums. She is the sole creator of Very Vivi, Miniarcs, Menstrala, Mind & Menstrala and an astrology course called Spiraling Moon.
She earned her Masters Degree in 2001 in San Francisco, California and graduated from Smith College, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude in 1989. Originally from New York City, she lived in Europe for 10 years (in Amsterdam, Paris, and Zurich). Today, Ms. Tiegs enjoys mentoring students privately and in small groups.
The artworks from her 88-piece Menstrala collection began appearing around 2003 in numerous international educational documentary films, art journals, galleries and news articles. Several Menstrala have been sought by private art collectors internationally. Inquiries to purchase originals, or to publish photos of them, are considered upon written request. Ms. Tiegs no longer grants interviews, but a 15-minute radio interview with the artist is available to listen to here.