Vanessa Villarreal creates playful tableware and small sculptures using the handbuilding technique. Her unique ceramics have a delicate and feminine quality that are inspired by the beauty and mysticism of the natural world. Each piece is handmade in her home studio in Gatineau, Quebec.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from the Oregon College of Art & Craft in Portland, OR and was an Artist in Residence at the Mendocino Art Center in California. 

She has been teaching and working in studios in California, Oregon, Arizona and Montreal. She is an American living in Quebec