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I am Vernice...

Vernice is a keynote speaker, preacher/artist, wife, mother, mentor, entrepreneur, fashion designer and author.

"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.”

Today, Vernice draws from her diversity and experience that is vividly reflected in the many aspects of her creativity and her passion to challenge and empower young girls and women to grab hold of their true identity through her events.

As an accomplished fashion designer and multi-media artist for such retailers as Macy's, Nordstrom's, Dillard's, 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, Swarowski crystals, lipstick, eyelashes, flowers, scented oils and of course shimmering metallics and glitter! Vernice’s art is available on canvas art, home décor, wine glasses, apparel & accessories. Vernice’s lifestyle fashion illustrations are available as Stickers, Stationery & Planner Supplies through “Plan to Blossom” via Etsy.

Vernice Holmes is a whimsical woman of free-flowing expression who dedicates her life to advancing the Kingdom of God as a vessel of restoration. She has ministered for 24 years at New Beginnings Community Church in Darien, CT. In April of 2015 she stepped out of her comfort zone by leaving all that was familiar in ministry to lead and host multi-media events beyond the church walls.

Vernice has worked at Painting with a Twist in Westport, CT for the past 3 years where she ushers scores of never-suspected-creative souls into a place of possibilities – possibility to be brave, to create and most of all to discover their hidden treasures.

In addition to being a celebrated artist, Vernice is a sought-after keynote speaker who has hosted sold-out events and has catalyzed changes in many lives.

Vernice has been married to her best friend, Carl, for 32 years and they have two beautiful children, Taccara and Jalen who are pursuing their God-dreams and purpose.

Vernice loves all things Sparkle and makes a FABULOUS red velvet cake!

For bookings, interviews or inquiries please contact New View PR: elisa@newviewpr.com