Cuban artist Vanesa R. Del Rey began her career doing concept art for animation. She is best known for her work on the Hit comic book series and The Empty Man published by Boom! Studios. She has also illustrated Scarlet Witch, Spider-Women Alpha, and Daredevil Annual (2016) for Marvel Comics. Del Rey was also ranked as one of the best comic book artists of 2017.
Vanesa is a former Illustration Academy student, She joined The Illustration Academy as in instructor in 2017. Vanesa is booked as a guest speaker for Visual Arts Passage and will be sharing her work, industry wisdom, and career advice to all students attending Visual Arts Passage.