BACKGROUND & QUALIFICATIONS
Vanessa Fristedt. Born in Sweden 1968.
Launched swedishvanessa.com offering photography, specialising in art and art installation
of Competence - Deck officer. Class VIII.
Marina Läroverket, Stockholm 2011.
Founded Pretty Taxing with Karen Ashton, producing limited edition tax disc holders
by top artists, 2007.
Metro New Media, Certificate in Dreamweaver MX, 2003
Design Awards:Gold Clio Award, Grand Prix Eurobest, New York Awards, 1994.
Full time employment at design consultancy Michael Peters Ltd 1993-1995
Kingston University - Postgrauate Diploma in Graphic Design 1992-1993
Croydon College of Art and Design - BTEC HND Graphic Design1990-1992
Chelsea College of Art - Foundation course in Art & Design1989-1990
Basis Konstskola, Sweden - Diploma in Fine Art, 1988-1989
Konstskolan, Sweden - Diploma in Painting and Drawing, 1987-1988
Note: Some of the works on this site was designed through freelance work with the following design consultancies: Michael Peters Ltd (Ballantine's, Courvoisier Cognac, Torrigiano Cheese, Pierrot-friola Ice Cream), Beresford Design (Cadbury's Chocolate, Spar Food Bags), Hill Watson Company (Mackintosh's Toffo Bars), Tynan & D' Arcy (Bitter & Twisted Alcopops), Design Bridge (Pripps, Milka Chocolate), Coleman Planet (Imperial Leather Identity). Photo of Vanessa & Queen Mother figurine By Oli Max.