CV
Victoria Alexander

EDUCATION
MA Fine Art, Portsmouth University, Portsmouth, UK
BEd, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Artist in Community Education
BA, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Fine Arts Major
AOCA, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario, Fine Arts/Printmaking

RESIDENCIES
2017 St. Michael's School, Fitzroy Harbour, ON
Three week residency, art project involving the entire school, kindergarten to grade 8, students and staff

PRESENTATIONS
2017 Renfrew County Board of Education
Workshop on art practices and techniques for teachers

SOLO EXHIBITS

2014 Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y.C
2011 Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y.C.
2008/2009 Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y.C.
2007 Gallery Badger, Burnstown, ON
2004 Springtown ArtWorks, Springtown, ON
1992 The Studio, N.Y.C.
1990 Café Della Pace, N.Y.C.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS

2018
December
- Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y.C
October -
Artist-in-Community Education Anniversary Exhibit, Queen's University, Kingston, ON

2017
December
- Clothesline Benefit, ABC No Rio, LES Gallery at the Clemente, New York City, USA

2016
December
- Rivington School, 80s New York Underground - Book Launch and Exhibition, Howl Gallery, New York City, USA
December
-
Art in Perpetuity Trust GIFT Show- guest artist, London, UK
September
- Art in Perpetuity Trust Open Studios - guest artist, London, UK
APT Open Weekend

Augus
t - L'amour Show, Atelier Gallery, Portsmouth, UK
August - EXODUS, Masters in Fine Art Thesis Exhibition, University of Portsmouth, The Historic Dockyards, Portsmouth, UK

2014
July
-
Come Rain or Come Shine, Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y.C

2013
December
- The Advent Show, Fine and Dandy Gallery, Toronto, ON
November - The NYC Gallery 128 Fridge Art Exhibition, Miami, Florida

2012
April
- 25th Year Retrospective, Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y.C.

2011
December
- Generations VI, Biennial Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.
June - We Marry Cars,
Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y.C.

2010
November -
Your Documents Please, Alma in Manhattan, N.Y.C.
February
- The Studio, Queen’s University West Campus, Duncan MacArthur Hall, Kingston, ON

2009
April - International Identification Document Exhibition, Gaeria Ajolote Arte Contemporaneo, Guadalajara, Mexico
February -
International Identification Document Exhibition, Galéria Z, Bratislava, Slovakia
January -
International Identification Document Exhibition, Galéria Kurt im Hirsch, Berlin, Germany

2008
December - Global Community Shoe Project, Rotary House, Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island, BC
November - International Identification Document Exhibition, 2B Gallery, Budapest IX. Ráday u.47 Hungary
October
- Global Community Shoe Project, Blackberry Gallery, Port Moody Art Centre, Port Moody, BC

August - International Identification Document Exhibition,,Zaim, Yokohama, Japan
April - International Identification Document Exhibition, The Museum of Arts & Crafts-Itami, Hyogo, Japan
March - Global Community Shoe Project, Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg
February - Generations VI, Biennial Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.
February - The Global Shoe Project, The Community Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
January - 22 Years on Marz, Tompkins Square Library Art Gallery, N.Y.C.

2007
October - The Global Shoe Project, Intersection Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC
June - Wish You Were Here VI, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.

2006
June - In Your Face, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
June - Wish You Were Here V, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.
March - 66 Women, 66 Works, Cekirdek Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2005
August - River of Dreams, Photography of the Bonnechere River and its environs, Passport to the Past Festival, Bonnechere Park, ON
June - Wish You Were Here IV, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.
May - A Village Affair, Burnstown Village Exhibition, Burnstown, ON
April - Mill of Kintail Fundraiser - artist participant, Almonte, ON

2004
November - The ArtFix, Online gallery, www.augustofineart.com

August - The Photo Show - Springtown ArtWorks, Springtown, ON
July - Wish You Were Here III, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.
J
uly - Open Studio, Springtown ArtWorks, Springtown, ON
May - A Village Affair, Burnstown Village Exhibition, Burnstown, ON

March - Generations IV, An Invitational Biennial Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.

2003
June - Wish You Were Here II, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.

2002
May - Wish You Were Here I, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.
April - GreenSpace Magazine Spring Art Exhibition, Perth, ON
February - Generations III, Biennial Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.

2001
July - Marsbar Summer Show, Marsbar, N.Y.C.

2000
August - Summer Show, Marsbar, N.Y.C.
February - Generations II, An Invitational Biennial Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.

1999
July - Summer Show, Marsbar, N.Y.C.

1998
October - Generations I, An Invitational 25th Biennial Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.
January - New Year's Show, Marsbar, N.Y.C.

1994
June - The Gallery, Cambridge, N.Y.

1991
August - Survival and Denial, CB's 313, N.Y.C.
May and July - Marsbar, N.Y.C.

1990
October - Beauty and Beast, Outerspace Gallery, N.Y.C.
August - International Contemporary Art Exhibit, Iida City Museum, Iida, Japan
June - Cork Gallery, Lincoln Centre, N.Y.C.
January - I Wanna Know What Love Is, Outerspace Gallery, N.Y.C.

1989
December - Marsbar, N.Y.C.
November - Marsbar, N.Y.C.
October - International Contemporary Art Exhibit, Iida City Museum, Iida, Japan
September - Marsbar, N.Y.C.
June - Gallery 128, N.Y.C.
May - Marsbar, N.Y.C.
April - Low Tech or What, Marsbar, N.Y.C.
March - Down Blue Highway, Gallery 128, N.Y.C.
March - The Tri-annual Portrait Show, Ridge Street Gallery, N.Y.C.
February - Marsbar, N.Y.C.
January - The University of Guelph Fine Art Graduates, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario

1988
November - The Christmas Show, Ledo Arts Association, N.Y.C.
November - Self-Portraits, Marsbar, N.Y.C.
September - Margo Howard-Howard Memorial Show, Marsbar, N.Y.C.
September - Café Della Pace, N.Y.C.
August - The Beach Show, Outerspace Gallery, N.Y.C.
July - Marsbar, N.Y.C.
June - The Naked Male, Outerspace Gallery, N.Y.C.
April - The Mask Show, Marsbar, N.Y.C.
March - Works From A Suitcase, Galerie Oke, Innsbruck, Austria, Curated by Kozuko Miyamoto
March - Neo-Fun, Limelight, N.Y.C., Curated by Ron English
February - Marsbar, N.Y.C.
January - Artifacts Art Salon, Miami, Florida

1987
December - Works From A Suitcase, Pracownia Dziakanka, Warsaw, Poland, Curated by Kozuko Miyamoto
December - Marsbar, N.Y.C.
November - Rivington School Show, Emerging Collector, N.Y.C.
September - Mutations, Multimedia performance with Carter Kustera - presented as part of the Lotto As Metaphor show, Hallwalls, Buffalo, Curated by Robert Longo
September - The Beach Show, Outerspace Gallery, N.Y.C.
August - International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Artspace, Nishinomia, Japan and Osaka City Museum, Osaka, Japan
June - The Lower East Side Artists, Marsbar, N.Y.C.
April - The Naked Male, Outerspace Gallery, N.Y.C.
April - Marsbar, N.Y.C.
March - Salon West, Exhibition involving five galleries, Steve Bush
Exhibition Room, N.Y.C.
February - Arlene Schloss' Love Letter Show, A's Space, N.Y.C., Curated by Arlene Schloss
January - New Year's Show, Marsbar, N.Y.C.

1986
December - The Christmas Show, Marsbar, N.Y.C.
December - The Christmas Show, Public Image Gallery, N.Y.C.
September - The Contemporary Art Scene, The Emerging Collector, N.Y.C.
May - The Gambling Show, Public Image Gallery, N.Y.C.
March - Drawing; One To Six, Ledo Exhibition Space, N.Y.C.
February - Heaven and Hell, Public Image Gallery, N.Y.C.

1984
October - New Works, New York, Gallery 76, Toronto, Ontario
September - Mussavi Art Center, N.Y.C.
June - Annual Scholarships Competition Exhibition, National Arts Club, N.Y.C., Recipient of the Richard L. Seyffert Memorial Award
May - Here and Now Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1982
August - Insights, Juried Show, Elora Mill, Elora, Ontario

AWARDS AND GRANTS
January 2017 - Recipient of the 2017 Acker Award, New York City
The Acker Awards were named after Kathy Acker, performance artist,
punk poet, novelist, playwright with a strong reputation as a sex
positive feminist, who in her life and work exemplified risk taking and
uncompromising dedication that identifies the true pioneering artist.

The Award is given to artists, often under-looked, of all disciplines for
their groundbreaking, unconventional, cutting edge and community
oriented accomplishments.

October 1984 - Ontario Arts Council Grant
June 1984 - Richard L. Seyffert Memorial Award, National Arts Club, NYC

COLLECTIONS
Ontario College of Art Print Collection
University of Guelph Print Collection
Private collections in The United States,
Canada, the UK, Germany and Japan.

PUBLICATIONS
The Guardian, December 2017, The art-punk firestorm of the Rivington School – in pictures. A new book documents the wild energy of the Rivington School, a collective of New Yorkers who carved an industrial niche out of the rapidly gentrifying 1980s art scene. Staff writer - 'Quoted'
www.hnvnews.co.uk/.../The-artpunk-firestorm-of-the-Rivington-School-in-pictures- news
www.squibs.org/squib-the-art-punk-firestorm-of-the-rivington-school-–%C2%A0in-pictures
alltopnews.xyz/.../the-art-punk-firestorm-of-the-rivington-school-in-pictures_66666..html.
In addition to the article in the Guardian reviews of the book launch and publication were covered by ; Printed Matter - December 2016, Jocks and Nerds - December 2016, The Villager - December 2016, Crave Online - December 2016, Bowery Boogie - December 2016, and the International Times also in December of 2016

EXODUS, MA Fine Art Exhibition 2016 - University of Portsmouth - catalogue text

Rivington School, 80s New York Underground, Istvan Kantor & Toyo Tsuchiya, 2016 Black Dog Publishing, ISBN10: 1910433959, ISBN13: 9781910433959 - essay and references

New York ArtBeat, May 2014 - exhibition listing and catalogue text
ArtSlant, February 2012 - exhibition listing
Franklin Furnace, Goings On, March 2012
- http://franklinfurnace.org/goings_on/recent_goings_on/2012/12_03_20.php - exhibition listing

Asia Art Archive, June 2011 - http://www.aaa-a.org/events/we-marry-cars/ - catalogue text

MutualArt.com, June 2009 - exhibition listing
Artworks Magazine, January 1988, June and February 1987 - original bound artwork

Symbol Magazine, January 1990, September 1988 and 1987 - exhibition listing
The Women's News, May 1986 - exhibition listing and review
Artspeak, March 1986 and September 1984 - exhibition listing
C Magazine, October 1984 - artwork reproduction, artist directory
Art and Oxygen, October 1984 - exhibition listing