Welcome to the fine art website of artist and creative mentor, Vanessa Tiegs.

Vanessa with her sweetheart, Vivi


Impassioned early in life by ballet, tango, classical music, painting, and design, Vanessa Tiegs is the creator of: 




Vanessa grew up in the heart of NYC where she trained on scholarship at American Ballet Theatre School and became a protégé of Maestro Hector Zaraspe. At age 15, she became the youngest dancer with The Zurich Ballet Company and travelled on tour under the direction of Rudolf Nureyev, performing at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center with Amercian Ballet Theatre. Vanessa graduated from Smith College in 1989, Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and earned her Masters Degree in Women's Spirituality from New College of California in 2001. She has resided in Zurich, Paris and Amsterdam and has travelled to Malta, Crete and Sardinia to visit archaeological sites for her studies. She has been employed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill (NYC), Deutsche Bank (NYC), Sony (Amsterdam), & Booz Allen Hamilton (San Francisco). Today, Vanessa enjoys being in the company of dogs as she runs her pet sitting business serving Inside The Gates residents of Anthem Country Club. 

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