Vanessa Bennish - Scholars - The Gordon Parks Foundation

Vanessa Bennish is a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and will begin her third semester of the Photography Associate Degree program this coming fall. Vanessa is originally from Salisbury, Maryland, where she was a member of Wicomico County's Visual and Performing Arts program. This program was the avenue through which she discovered her love fro the art of photography and decided to pursue a career in portraiture. Vanessa's work aims to explore the human psyche and recognize the beauty in every individual.