Victoria (Vicki) was born in Nantucket, MA in 1962 but has lived in Sarasota, FL for most of her life. After graduating with a BFA from Ringling School of Art and Design in 1986, she started exhibiting regularly throughout the northeast. As she raised her 3 children, she remained active in the arts with mural painting, greeting card design, annual one-person exhibits in her native Nantucket, and operating her own gallery in Towles Court, Sarasota.
Victoria's other artistic experiences include:
- Advanced Drawing and Painting Instructor for Youth Programs at Ringling School of Art and Design (Sarasota)
- Guest lecturer at Booker High and Ringling School of Art and Design
- Designer for “A John Ringling Celebration” –exhibit of John Ringling memorabilia for Selby Library League Centennial Celebration (Sarasota)
- Owner and operator of Whimsical Walls Mural Painting (Florida)
- Chairperson for “Small Works Juried Exhibit”: Towles Court Artist Colony (Sarasota)
- Judge for Siesta Sand Sculpting Contest (Sarasota)
- Secretary/Treasurer and PR Representative for Towles Court Artist Colony (Sarasota)
Some of her group exhibitions include:
- Stratton Mountain Arts Festival (Vermont)
- Tilting at Windmills Gallery (Vermont)
- James Hunt Barker Galleries : Nantucket, Palm Beach, New York City
- Selby Botanical Gardens (Sarasota) - --- Sarasota Women’s Resource Center
- Parade of Prize Winners at Longboat Key Art Center (Sarasota)
- Chasen Galleries (Sarasota)
- “Bloomers” Exhibit at Manatee Arts Center.
Victoria now participates in local outdoor art festivals as well as her online presence.