November: Kent Heritage Trees Project, one day funded workshop, 'Trees in Winter Collage & Ink'
October: Selected for group exhibition at the Brew House, The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells,
Selected for Pure Arts Opportunity,
Art Fair at Powder Mills, Battle,TN33 0SP. Friday 14 - Saturday 22 September 2012.
Landscape and portrait demonstrations at Art Fair abover..
Society of Women Artists Annual London Exhibition work on show, and Landscape Demontration at Mall Galleries. June 28th- July 9th 2012
Work exhibited Pastel Society Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London W1. Feb 14-25th.
Mall Galleries SW1
Godinton Art Fair Dec 2nd-4th 11am-4pm. (google info: Godinton House Ashford Kent)
South East Open Studios
Elected full member of the Society of Women Artists.
Paintings selected for SWA 150th Annual London Exhibition, Mall Galleries.
Paintings exhibited Pastel Society, Mall Galleries.
Nature in Art Museum & Gallery, Gloucester. March 2011, one weeks Artists Residency, plus a 2 day pastel workshop.
Travelled in Greenland April.
Paintings exhibited Society Women Artists (SWA), and Pastel Society, Mall Galleries,and United Artists (UA)at Menier Gallery, London.
South East Open Studios
West End House, & The Art Room Galleries, Kent. UK Fine Art gallery, Ledbury.
Elected to the SWA council.
Showed at Pastel Society,SWA,and UA Societies in London.
Ripley Arts Centre, New Gallery, Bromley, Kent. Solo
South East Open Studios, joint exhib West End House Gallery.
Elected member of the Society of Women Artists(SWA) as an Associate (ASWA)
United Artists, group of 6 exhibition members at St Julians, Sevenoaks, Kent. Elected member of the United Artists.
One-day art workshop for the NAGC, an organization that runs a programme for bright children.
"The Big Draw in the Museum at SPRI was great fun, the theme was 'The Worst Journey in the World', and children and parents spent hours drawing and painting on the long frieze, and cutting snowflakes out of paper which we hung off a long Nanson sledge attached to the ceiling. In the evening we both gave talks on being artists in the Arctic".
Joint Exhibition with Chris Furse at Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI), Cambridge, 29th September to 8th November, and The big Draw 25th October.
6 weeks lecturing on the expedition ship MV Polar Star, Arctic.
Nature in Art Gallery, Gloucester. Exhibiting dry pastel paintings from sketches of the aurora borealis for exhibition 'Chasing the Wind' |July 29 - September 7th.
South East Open Studios June 6 - 22 2008. Furse Studios days still open 13-14&15th 19-20-21&22nd June. 11am till 6pm each day, Fridays till 9pm. Portrait demo on 13th June
'Finite?' Selected group exhibition The Design Centre, Hadlow College, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 0AL. 30th March - 5th April.
'Birds Exhibition' Group show including Vikky & Chris Furse West End House Gallery, Smarden, Kent. March 15th to April 13th.
Pastel Today exhibition, Mall Galleries London. 2 Greenland paintings shown,March.
Artist in Residence with Chris Furse at The Nature in Art Gallery, Gloucester
21 - 27 January.
Four page feature Artists & Illustrators magazine January 08 edition.
Finalist in Artist & Illustrator Self Portrait competition October 2007
Vikky won a 2 month Artist Residency in Antarctica 2006/7 (one month Quark/Theme ,One month Polar Star)
Since 2000 Vikky has been working on a series of Arctic paintings based on her field sketches. First travelling in and around Svalbard in Summer by Russian Icebreakers,& Zodiacs. Then in the Winters of 2003/04/07 and Autumn 05 sketching & painting in NE Greenland, travelling with Inuit hunters and their dog teams. Vikky has been invited to give workshops in the school, and hopes to return in 2008 to work on a portrait project.
LONDON SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Londonart, Climate of Change exhibition, London 2007
LondonArt, OXO and Bargehouse Galleries, London, 2005
LondonArt, Arndean Gallery, 23 Cork Street, London: 2004
Pastel Society, Mall Galleries, London: 1997,2000/02/03/06/08/09/10/11
Society of Women Artists (SWA), The Mall Galleries, London:2004/05/06/07/ 08/09/10/11
SWA, Westminster Gallery London: 1997/98, 2000/02/03
St Julians, Sevenoaks, Kent. Feb/March 2007
The Stables Theatre Gallery, Hastings, Sussex. May/June 2006
The Casson Gallery, Eastbourne, East Sussex. Nov/Dec 2005
Eurostar at Ashford International Station, Kent. August 2003, winter 2005
Metropole Café Gallery, Folkstone, Kent: Jan/Mar 2003
TWO MAN EXHIBITIONS
Bearsted Library Gallery, Kent: 2001 - 02
Ingleby Gallery, Derbyshire: 1999
Headcorn Gallery, Kent: 1998
West End Gallery, Smarden, Kent, Various exhibitions 2005-08.
Portico Gallery, Sevenoaks, Kent. "The South East Open Studios Exhibition" June 04
Headcorn Gallery, Kent. "Wildlife Quartet". March 2003, "Body Language" March 2002.
Field Dalling Gallery, Norfolk: Aug/Sep 2002
Holland Gallery, London, (stained glass): 1990
Kecskemet public art collection, Hungary, 3 works on paper.
'Vision', Art House Gallery exhib.
'Alice in Wonderland' exhibited in Belgium, Ashford and Ramsgate. Kent.
'Journeys' exhibited in Whitstable, Kent
Finalist in the Artist & Illustrator magazine Self Portrait competition.
RESIDENCIES, WORKSHOPS & SPONSORSHIP/FUNDING
Artist in Residence at Nature in Art Gallery/Museum, Gloucester. 21-27 January 08
Antarctic Artist in Residence on the Quark Expedition ship the Sarpik Ittuk, & Polar Stars ship Polar Star.
Veranka Island International Artists Workshop, Hungary, June 2002. Funded by K.C.C & Kecskemét County Council, Hungary.
Ashford Town Centre Residency: 2001 Millennium Awards for All Lottery Funding & ABC.
Gordonstoun School, Artist in Residence: 1997, 2000, 2001.
Oceanwide Expeditions, part funded Vikky's place on two of their Arctic expeditions.
St Martins, Ravensbourne and Hornsey Art Colleges, London, UK
Council Member Society Women Artists 2009-
Publicity officer and committee member of South East Open Studios 2001-5.
Artist member of Associació Cultural Sa Taronja, Mallorca, Spain 2002-5
Founding member and on committee of Ashford Visual Artists 1999-5.
Linked Euroregion Arts Development (LEAD) Network.
BOOKS & MAGAZINES
BOOK: Acrylics Workshop by Phyllis McDowell ( Dorland Kindersley) pages 98/9 & 203
2007 UK Pastel Society magazine: article and pictures on Artist Residencey in Antarctica. Artists&Illustrators (A&I) mag: finalist in Self portrait competition
July 2004 A&I magazine article by Vikky on South East Open Studios
July 2002: The Artist Magazine featured Vikky in their "In View" section, July 2002.
Your Town Magazine (front cover) 6-03. Also: Inspirations, Popular Patchwork, Kentish Ways,
2004:Index Magazine, Kent Arts Now, Verve and Wealden Times .
Kentish Express Newspaper: many articles & shorter pieces between 2000 and 2009.