Vanessa Cress Lokos works in multiple mediums, however she often returns to her love of glaze oil painting. Irony, playfulness and the unexpected are often conveyed in her work. She has studied, exhibited and sold in Canada and Australia.
Vanessa’s paintings have been selected and sold at the Art Gallery of Burlington art auctions and the Burlington Fine Arts curated and juried exhibitions. Recently Vanessa received a People’s Choice and a Jurors Choice award. In 2018 she was honoured with The Gery Puley BFAA Founders Award for her sustained contribution to the creative life and growth of the BFAA, AGB and the community.
Vanessa holds a BA Concentration Visual Arts from the University of Ottawa. A resident of Burlington she has been exhibiting regularly since 2009.
Vanessa is a member of the Burlington Fine Arts Association, Arts and Culture Council of Burlington, Hamilton Artist Inc. and the Canadian Glaze Oil Society.