"An art dealer and writer, who also has the skills to create what they sell and write about, is someone who intimately understands the works. We feel confident working with Rothe, knowing we are shopping quality curated work at trustworthy prices." - Client M. Davidson.
Once a successful Art Director/Graphic Designer working with Disney Press, Walter Foster and Sony, Vanessa Rothe has turned to a more traditional color palette for the past fifteen years as a professional editor, curator, art dealer and fine artist.
Vanessa Rothe Fine Art Studio Gallery' located at 418 Ocean ave in Laguna Beach California, carrying some of the top American Realist and Impressionist artists, Contemporary Russian, Ukrainian and French Impressionism, as well as fine Historical California and Russian Impressionism. The collection of over 200 works ranges from large scale masterful museum quality work, to small colorful on location studies, watercolors and drawings. Rothe additionally curates exhibitions outside of her own space and brings this curated fine art collection to various top art venues across the world.
Visit the Gallery live at 418 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach, CA or browse the collection online here.
The world of art has changed and VRFA along with it. Buying art online is now a viable way to purchase art, especially if you are already familiar with the artists work and quality. Rothe was one of the many fine art dealers to offer her knowledge and confidence in your "buying online" experience back in 2010 already and has earned your respect as one of the pioneers in the modern world of art, offering partial click to buy fine art online experience and unique curated themed exhibitions with leading artists of today.
Rothe brings 16 years experience as the West Coast Editor of the Nationally acclaimed art collector magazine FINE ART CONNOISSEUR, was part of the original team to bring you PLEIN AIR magazine. She is Curator Founder of the renown www.vanessarothefineart.com/americans-in-paris.htmlAmericans in Paris Exhibitions and events, and Co founder of the Realism Without Borders art group, and a successful fine artist in her own right. Vanessa is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society and served as Educational Director there for 4 years. Vanessa is also a proud Artist Member of the renown Salmagundi Arts Club in New York since 2015.
Rothe has curated over 50 unique high quality exhibitions in the last 20 years for such venues as The California Museum of Fine Art, booths the LA Art Show 2015 and the Salmagundi Club New York and has her own successful fine art gallery exhibiting her fine art work alongside many of the worlds top artists in California since 2010. View VRFA Curated exhibition list here. She is currently writing Editorial for American Fine Art Magazine, American Art Collector Magazine and will have her own column in International Artist Magazine this January 2022. View selected editorial here.
Vanessa Françoise Rothe was born in Hollywood California and grew up in the artists colony of Laguna Beach, CA, the daughter to a well known German clothing designer to the Stars, Detlev Rothe, and her French mother Jacqueline Ricaud. She received top scholarships and honored in both Business/Marketing and French Literature at the University of San Diego, University of CA, Irvine. After working as an art director for Walter Foster Publishing she later studied Fine Art at the Laguna College of Art and Design receiving top honors throughout. In addition to this fine traditional schooling, she has had the opportunity to study at fine art ateliers in France and Italy as well as directly with many professional contemporary painters editors, curators, and writers to build her vast knowledge of the art world.
Rothe currently lectures, writes editorial and curates innovative large scale exhibitions, offers demos, and continues to make her mark in the world of art. Vanessa is also honored to have been invited to be a part of a seminar in Venice Italy for "The Alpine Fellowship" where she was able to discuss Art and Technology today with some of the top writers, art historians, art critics, painters and poets of today, including Ian McEwan, John Burnside, Ruth Padel, Alan Lawson, Odd Nerdrum and Roger Scruton.
We welcome your questions, comments and information and are honored to help you enhance your existing fine art collection, or to start you along the path to building a truly fine art collection.
Thank you for being a patron of the Arts, we look forward to working with you.
Vanessa Françoise Rothe
Rothe and her artists, are proud to be supported by SENNELIER oil paints, Fabriano Paper, and Raphael/Isabey brushes by Savoir Faire fine art materials, as well as a new partnership with RAYMAR fine art canvas and linen panels, the support that counts.
Below: Rothe as seen in MODERN LUXURY MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2016
BELOW: As seen in Elevated Luxury Life October 2019 - 6 page article on Rothe's life as Curator, Artist, Writer, Designer