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Victoria Skinner has been the recipient of several artists grants, including a National Endowment for the Arts regional grant, two State of Florida individual artist fellowships, and the South Florida Cultural Consortium grant. She exhibits nationally, and is in private and public collections including the MacArthur Foundation, The Boca Raton Museum of Art, and the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale.

She received her Master of Fine Art degree from the Maryland Institute,College of Art, and has taught at the college level in Florida and Pennsylvania.

SELECT ONE & TWO PERSON SHOWS

2011 •  Ontogenies: Victoria Skinner and Walter Hnatysh, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach FL
2009 •  Montgomery Gallery, Florida Stage, Manalapan, Florida
2007 •  Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina
2005 •  Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, Florida
•  Montgomery Gallery, Florida Stage, Manalapan, Florida
2002 •  Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida
•  VSU Gallery, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia
1998 •  Delta College, University Center, Michigan
1997 •  West End Fine Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida
•  The 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida
1996 •  West End Fine Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida
•  Before Things Are Alive They Speak: Photographs by Lori Robbins & Collages by Victoria Skinner, Miami Dade Community College, North Campus, Miami, Florida
1995 •  Metro Dade Cultural Resource Center, Miami, Florida
1994 •  City Hall, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
1993 •  Regional Artists Gallery, Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, Florida
1992 •  Ritter Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
1987 •  Linder Gallery, Keystone College, LaPlume, Pennsylvania

FELLOWSHIPS & SELECT AWARDS

2009 •  Mastermind Award, New Times & Amplitude Academy, Broward/Palm Beach. FL
•  Award, SE Regional, NE FL State College, Juror: Bernice Steinbaum
2003 •  The Hector Ubertalli Award for Achievement in the Visual Arts
2001/2002 •  Ora Lerman Trust, Soaring Gardens Artist Residency, Laceyville, Pennsylvania
1999 •  Works on Paper XI, Natl. Exh., Fine Arts Gallery, Valdosta State University, Georgia
1997 •  Individual Artist Fellowship, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and Florida Arts Council
•  Best of Works on Paper Award, 39th Hortt Memorial Competition Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - (Donald Kuspit, critic, author)
1995 •  South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship
Jurors: Thelma Golden, Assoc. Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, Stephen Phillips, Asst. Curator, The Phillips Collection, D.C., David Pagel, Art Critic, Los Angeles Times, Vanalyne Green, Chair, Dept. Video, Art Institute, Chicago
1994 •  Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Visual Arts Fellowship
Panelists: Bruce Lineker, Curator, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Micaelo Amato, Michael Goodman, Kay Miller and Bill Weege
•  Award, Figurative Small Works Exhibition, Armory Arts Center, West Palm Beach, Florida (John Henry, Director, Center for the Arts, Vero Beach).
•  Best of Show (3 person exhibit), Works on Paper Annual Natl. Juried Exh., Graphic Eye Gallery, Port Washington, NY (Helen Harrison, Critic, N.Y. Times)
1992 •  Individual Artist Fellowship, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and Florida Arts Council
•  Finalist, Southern Arts Federation/NEA Regional Fellowship Program
1991 •  Alice K. Willard Awd., 53d Annual Natl. Exh. of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL (Suzanne Delehanty, Director Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, now Miami Art Museum)
1989 •  Judge's Award, North Coast Collage Society Exhibit, Art Museum, Beachwood, Ohio

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011 •  Digital ’09, Mysteries in Science, The Royal Institution of Australia, Science Exchange, Adelaide, Australia
•  Self Lit, 18 Rabbit Gallery and Projects space, Ft Laderdale, FL
2010 •  Digital ’09, Mysteries in Science, Packer Collegiate Institute Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
•  Abracadabra, Hollywood Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL
2009 •  Digital ’09, Mysteries in Science, New York Hall of Science, NY
•  Visual Conceits: Fantasy or Reality, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
•  Nexus: Science and Art, Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, FL
•  Butler Institute of American Art, 73 Mid Year Exhibit, Youngstown, OH
•  South East Regional, ADSO, NE FL State College, FL
•  FemArt: The State of Womanhood 2009, FAU MacArthur campus, Jupiter, FL
•  Visions+, Studio 1608, West Palm Beach, FL
•  Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Schmidt Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2008 •  15 2D, Present Global Art, West Palm Beach, FL
•  10 x 10, curated installation exhibit, Lake Worth Storage, Lake Worth, FL
•  Digital’07: Pattern Finding, Art & Technology Program, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
•  Shades of Green, Meyerhoefer Gallery, Lake Worth, FL
2007 •  Digital’07: Pattern Finding, New York Hall of Science, NY
2006 •  20/20, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
•  Mix Works, alternative art space, Lake Park, FL
2005 •  Showtel 4, Hotel Biba, West Palm Beach, Florida
•  Drawing Now, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
•  Invitational : Artist embellished theater seats, Arts on Douglas, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
2004 •  47th Chautauqua National Exhibit of American Art, Center for the Visual Arts,Chautauqua, NY
•  Showtel 3 (installation), Hotel Biba, West Palm Beach, Florida
•  2004 Biennial, International Juried Exhibition, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, Florida
•  Group Show, Arts on Douglas, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
2003 •  Three-person show, AfterImage Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
•  New 3 New Artists, New Work Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
2002 •  National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings and Photography, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL
•  Group Show, Arts on Douglas, New Smyrna Beach, FL
•  Allen Gallup Contemporary Art/Miramar Gallery, Sarasota, FL
2000 •  Regional Selections: Figurings, Ritter Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
•  National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida
•  Paper in Particular National Exhibition, Columbia College, Missouri
1999 •  Florida Fellowship Exhibition;
- Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota
- University of West Florida, Pensacola
- Museum of Art, Tallahassee
- Deland Museum of Art, Deland
•  Symbols: Object to Expression & Terrafirma, Threshold Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
•  Works on Paper XI, Fine Arts Gallery, Valdosta State University, Georgia
•  Figurative Small Works, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
1998 •  Threshold Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California
•  Natl. Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida
•  Florida Fellowship Exhibition; Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
•  New Arts Gallery, Bantam, Connecticut
1997 •  Victoria Skinner: Collage and Drawings, New Arts Gallery, Bantam, Connecticut
•  Group Show, Governor's Club, West Palm Beach, Florida
•  Hortt Memorial Competition, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
•  Invitational Exhibition of Artist's Tarot Cards, a collaborative project between Wyoming and Florida Artists, The Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, Wyoming
•  National Figurative Small Works Exhibit, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
•  Emerging Artists, Slowinski Gallery, New York, New York
•  Dark Vision II, National Exhibition, Dark's Art Parlour, North Hollywood, California
1996 •  Art/Culture/Technology Video Wall, RIO, Atlanta, Georgia
•  South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Exhibition, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
•  Before Things Are Alive They Speak: Photographs by Lori Robbins & Collages by Victoria Skinner, Miami Dade Community College, North Campus, Miami, Florida
•  Digital E-mage, Palm Beach Photographic Museum, Del Ray, Florida
•  Biennial II, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, Florida
•  Southeastern Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama
•  National Computer Art Invitational:
- Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art, Cheney, Washington
- Noyes Museum, Oceanville, New Jersey
- University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
- 10 other venues (traveling for 2 years)
•  Paper in Particular National Exhibition, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri
•  Macxibition Computer Art Show, New York
•  Texture/Pattern/Language, Delta College, University Center, Michigan
•  Computer Generated Art, Gardens Art, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
1995 •  Figure/Ground Relationships, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida
•  Biennial Exhibition, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida
•  Three Person Exhibit, Graphic Eye Gallery, Port Washington, New York
•  Electronic Images Show, Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, Florida
1994 •  Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA); Winston-Salem, North Carolina
•  South Florida Paper Hangers, Collage Works by Six Artists, Armory Arts Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
•  National Exh. of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida
•  Computer Arts, Delta College, University Center, Michigan
•  H.B. Starr Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
1993 •  Collage & Assemblage, Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida
•  Florida Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition:
- Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami
- Capitol Gallery, Tallahassee
- Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg
- University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville
•  All Florida Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum, Boca Raton, Florida
•  Convergence, Three Person Show, Florida Center for Contemporary Art, Tampa, Florida
•  Juried Exhibition, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida
•  Four Person Show, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia
•  Victoria Skinner and Edward Wilcox, Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, Florida
1992 •  Hortt Memorial Competition, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
•  The Figure Abstracted, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida
•  Works on Paper, National Exhibition, Graphic Eye Gallery, L.I., New York
•  Figurative Small Works Exhibit, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
•  Small Works, Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida
•  Florida State of the Art Exhibition, South Florida Art Center, Miami, Florida
•  2D/3D Exhibition, Frizzell Cultural Center, Fort Myers, Florida
•  Mystical Realities, H.B. Star Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
•  New Artists, New Works, Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
1991 •  Natl. Exh. of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida
•  Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
•  Fine Arts Exhibition, Barrier Island Group for the Arts, Sanibel, Florida
•  All Florida Exhibition, The Boca Raton Museum, Boca Raton, Florida
•  Three Person Exhibit, Sampson Art Gallery, Stetson University, Deland, Florida
•  Works on Paper Exhibition, Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota
•  Rituals and Primitive Origins, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
•  North Coast Collage Society Exhibit, Stocker Center Gallery, Elyria, Ohio
1990 •  Hortt Memorial Competition, Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
•  Harrison Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
•  All on Paper, An International Exhibition, Clary Miner Gallery, Buffalo, New York
•  All Florida Exhibition, Women’s' Caucus for Art, Hollywood Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida
1989 •  North Coast Collage Society Exhibit, Art Museum, Beachwood, Ohio
1988 •  Lackawanna Arts Council Exhibition, Lucan Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania
1986 •  School 33 at City Hall, City Hall Galleries, Baltimore, Maryland
•  Art and Livelihood, City Hall Galleries, Baltimore, Maryland
•  Annual Show, Academy of the Arts, Easton, Maryland
1985 •  Maryland Art Place Benefit Show, Baltimore, Maryland
•  Infusion I, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland

COLLECTIONS - PUBLIC

•  Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers’s University, New Brunswick, NJ
•  Okaloosa Walton College, Niceville, FL
•  Lake Helen City Hall, Lake Helen, FL Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
•  The MacArthur Foundation
•  Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
•  Downtown Group, West Palm Beach, FL
•  Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
•  Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

EDUCATION

•  M.F.A. Maryland Institute, Baltimore, Maryland. Mt. Royal Graduate School of Painting
•  B.F.A. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, Major:Drawing and Painting

SELECT REVIEWS & ARTICLES & CATALOGS

•  New Times, “Fantastic Four”, Michael Mills, Nov. 25, 2009
•  Palm Beach Post” Don’t Miss: Work at the Armory Art Center”, Gary Schwann, Dec 22, 2006
•  Palm Beach Illustrated, “Rise & Shine, Palm Beach County’s Emerging Artists are Winning Acclaim…”, Candace Russell, Feb, 2006
•  “Palm Beach Daily News,Jan Sjostrum,”Art of Everyday Spaces”, article & photo, May 12, 2005
•  “Great International Writers”, publisher: Marshall Cavendish. Illustration for Chapter on Indian writer Anita Desai, 2003
•  City Link, “Gone to Pieces” Candace Russell, Aug. 21, 2002
•  The Miami Herald: review and photo, Elisa Turner, Aug. 11, 2002
•  Valdosta Daily Times, “Art of Clipping” Dean Polling, Feb. 2002
•  New York Times: L.I. Edition, review and photo, Phylis Braff, Feb. 12, 1995
•  Miami Herald: review & photo, Sept. 1997, review, Helen Kohen, Dec. 24, 1994, review, Elisa Turner, Sept. 1992, review & photo, Elisa Turner, June, 1992
•  Palm Beach Post: "Who Makes the Local Scene Worth Seeing?" Gary Schwan, Nov. 2, 1997, review Dec. 30, 1994, July 10, 1992
•  New Art Examiner: Insert catalog for SAF/NEA Fellowship, Nov., 1994
•  Palm Beach Daily News: Review and photo, Jan Sjostrom
•  Boca News: Photo, "State of the Art", photo, Aug. 1992
•  Sun Sentinel: Review & photo, Roger Hurlburt, Sept. 6, 1997, "Cut & Paste", Oct. 1992, review June 9, 1996
•  St. Petersburg Times: Review & photo, Mary Ann Marger, July 1993
•  The Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences, photo, Mar./April 1999
•  The Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences, photo, Mar./April 2000
•  Individual Artist Fellowship, FL Center of Contemporary Art, Miami, April 1993
•  Fellowship Recipients, South Florida Cultural Consortium, text and photo, May 1996
•  Southern Arts Federation/NEA Regional Fellowship, text by Elisa Turner, photo, 1994
•  The Figure Abstracted, text and photo, cover photo, 1992
•  Darks Art Parlour, special edition photo, Feb. 1996
•  Individual Artist Fellowship, FL, Center of Contemporary Art, Miami, April, 1993
•  17 Paper in Particular, photo, 1996





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