Multimedia Visual Artist: Impressionistic oil on canvas, realistic water color, abstract acrylics on canvas, black and white photography, recycled art, fiber arts, mixed media, foil relief etchings, alcohol ink paintings, and handmade paper collages and vessels. Victoria ran her own private art gallery featuring the diversity of her work from December 2010- January 2015 at the Blake Street Studios in downtown Raleigh City Market area. She currently works from and teaches private and small group art lessons from her home studio in Northwest Raleigh, NC.
Professional Exhibits: Include juried shows, display venues, and galleries, locally, regionally and nationally, including, the Visual Art Exchange Gallery, ArtSpace, the Sawtooth Center, Imurj gallery, Raleigh,NC, and the North Carolina State Fair, and the Rand Gallery; and solo shows at Town Hall in Cary, NC, the Carter Building Galleries, Hager Smith Design Firm, Blake Street Shops and Studios Commons Area, Sun Flower Gallery, Raleigh Little Theater Green Room Gallery, the Pullen Crafts Center, Sertoma Arts Center, the Women’s Center, and Simple Pleasures Café, Garner Performing Arts Center, The Oxford Restaurant, Bella Monica Restaurant, North Street Beer Factory. Victoria's work has won numerous awards in juried art exhibitions. If you'd like a more detailed list of Victoria's professional exhibits, please contact the artist.
Education: UNC-Chapel Hill, B.A. Art Education, painting Major.
Continuing Education: Penland School of Crafts, Savannah School of Art and Design, Meredith College Art Department, Sertoma and Pullen Arts Centers, Raleigh, North Carolina, NC State University Craft Center, and the North Carolina Art Education Association regional and state workshops.
Art Specialist: Retired Wake County Public School System, Wiley International Studies Magnet Elementary School 1988-2014. National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Certified Teacher, 2002, and renewed in 2012. North Carolina Art Educator’s Association Elementary Teacher of the Year, 2009. Victoria's students have also won awards at the local, county, state and national levels. Currently teaching private and small group art classes in her Raleigh, NC home studio.
Professional Memberships: Artspace Inc. artist member, Visual Art Exchange artist member, Imurj Gallery Artist Member, North Carolina Museum of Art Member, the North Carolina Art Educators Association, the National Art Educators Association, the University of North Carolina Alumni Association.
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