I am Vernice.
As the soul desires to be loved, express authenticity and celebrate individuality; the beauty of all things hand made continues to grow. Consumers are searching for products and services that reflect their passions, purpose and lifestyle. Artisans of all genres are emerging and their gifts are once again in demand.
Hand Sketched Art, Illustrations and Artisan Craftsmanship takes us back to the bespoke experience of engaging imagination and ingenuity artistry. Vernice takes an inspirational approach to creating an image conveying a soulful process that is brought into being through her distinct personal style. Norwalk, CT. Inspirational Influencer and Artist, Vernice Holmes is the quintessential creator seasoned in originality from her background to her style.
“I am a sparkly, Christian Jewish, Black White Girl from the Bronx with green eyes and white skin. From a child I sketched ‘fashion girls’ of all colors, shapes and sizes on paper, walls and clothing to express my own individuality. When I was teased about my white skin or having “kinky hair”, my art fueled my passion to be original on purpose.” Vernice
Today, Vernice is the Founder and Creative Director of Vernice’s Arte where she draws from her diversity and experience that is vividly reflected in her whimsical-childlike process of creating innovative artistic platforms that for 25 years have been inspiring and challenging young girls and women to discover their true identity through her personal mentorship and the arts & visual expressions at her Multi-Media Event Symposiums’. In addition to being a celebrated Lifestyle Fashion Illustrator & Live Event Artist, Vernice is a sought-after keynote speaker who has hosted sold-out events and has catalyzed changes in many lives.
As an accomplished fashion designer and illustrator for such retailers as Macy’s, Nordstrom, Dillards, Neiman Marcus and several specialty store chains across the country, Vernice has traveled from Europe to the Far East shopping for the newest trends & styles to create her own artisan collections.
Vernice has a penchant for using a variety of embellishments in her art including jewels, sequins, beads, Swarovski crystals, lipstick, eyelashes, flowers, scented oils and of course shimmering metallics and glitter! Vernice’s art is available on canvas art, apparel, accessories, prints, posters & posh Gifts. Now available as face masks and pretty PPE. Handmade with Love in Norwalk, CT. Vernice’s Arte Pop Up Shoppe at The Sono Collection in Norwalk, CT. Located on Level 1 near Bloomingdale’s. Hours- Saturdays & Sundays.