Victoria Heryet - Fine Artist, Illustrator, Calligrapher, Chalk Artist        
Works in Acrylic, Watercolour, Ink, Egg Tempera, Gouache & Silverpoint. Chalkboards. Illustration. Calligraphy & Creative Lettering.

EDUCATION

 

1982: Graphic Design Diploma Kootenay School of Art,  David Thompson University Centre, Nelson, B.C.

1979 - 1982: Bachelor of Arts Program University of Victoria

                                                           

Continuing Education & Workshops:

Courses in: Advertising, Art Marketing, Grants and Proposals, Publishing, Fashion Illustration, Portfolio Development, Photography, Calligraphy, Watercolour Painting, Acrylic Painting, Figure Drawing, Silverpoint,Gold Leaf and Encaustics.

 

 EXHIBITIONS

1995 - Present: S.D.A.G. Members' Shows (group) Delta, B.C.

 

2012 - "Timeraiser" Vancouver, B.C.

 

2009 - "Concepts of Home" (group) 10+1 Artists' Collective, Raw Canvas Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

2009 - "I See the World Through a Frame..." (solo), Libra Room, Vancouver, B.C.

2009 - "Port Metro Vancouver Calendar Artists" (group), Delta, B.C.

2009 -2010 - "Timeraiser" Vancouver, B.C.

 

2008 - "Vancouver: Perspectives in Paint" (juried) Yaletown Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.
2008 - "43 Blocks" (juried) Chapel Arts, Vancouver, B.C.

 

2007-2011 "Sidney Fine Arts Show" (juried) Sidney, B.C.
2007 - "Four Perspectives" (4 artists) Longhouse Gallery, Tsawwassen, B.C.

 

2006 - “Passion3” (three artists)Longhouse Gallery, Tsawwassen, B.C.
2006 - “Euphorbia 2006” (juried) Rotary Club of White Rock, B.C.
2006 - “Mayne Island Fall Fair” (Award Winner) Mayne Island, B.C.

 

2005 - “Duet” (2 artists) Longhouse Gallery, Tsawwassen, B.C.
2005 - Solo Exhibition (solo) University Women’s Club, Hycroft, Vancouver, B.C.
2005 - 2011 “ArtSpacific” (juried), (Award Winner 2005) Delta, B.C.
2005 - “Two’s Company” (two artists) Tsawwassen, B.C.
2005 - 2015 “Oil and Water” (juried), (Award winner 2006, 2008, 2015) Tsawwassen, B.C.
2005 - "Sidney Fine Arts Show" (juried)

 

2000 - "Spring Open Watermedia Show" (juried) Federation Gallery, Vancouver,
2000 - Vancouver Television Studios (solo) Vancouver, B.C.
2000 - Solo Show, West Point Grey Recreation Centre, Vancouver, B.C.

 

1999 - “Sugar and Spice” (solo) Gateway Theatre, Richmond, B.C.;
1999 - “Way out Art” (juried) White Rock & South Surrey Arts Council;
1999 - “Relativity” (2 artists) Gallery at the Mac, Victoria, B.C.;
1999 - “ReCOLLECTIONS” (solo) Plaskett Gallery, New Westminster, B.C.;
1999 - Fifth Avenue Theatre (solo) Vancouver, B.C.;
1999 - F.C.A. Spring Open Watermedia Show (juried)
1999 - F.C.A. Fall Open Watermedia Show (juried) Federation Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.

 

1998 - 30th Annual Public New Japan Fine Arts Institute Exhibition ( juried) Tokyo Metropolitan Art   Museum,Tokyo, Japan
 

1996 – 1997 Vancouver Cancer Clinic (group), Vancouver, B.C.

 WORK EXPERIENCE

 1978 - present: Artist - Freelance painting, illustration & graphic design, private and group art instruction for children & adults, chalkboard sign art http://www.vancouverchalkworks.com, art demonstrations and artist talks (Delta School District, McKee House Seniors' Society, various art groups)

 

1987 :“Vancouver Magazine” & “V Magazine” - (freelance artist; advertising departments)

1984 – 1986 : “Victoria Pennysaver” (circulation department, freelance artist)

1982 – 1984 : “Oak Bay Star” (artist; advertising & editorial departments)

 

 PUBLISHED WORKS

 

1999 - “Daddy’s Girl” Vancouver Parks Board Summer Programs brochure front cover;
1999 - “Portobello Road” 
          “Pieces 1; The Rules of the Game” Federation of Canadian Artists monthly publication;
1999 - “The Fox and the Grapes” Illustrations (part of “Aesop’s Fables”,
illustrated by 50 international artists) Shogakukan Publishing Co. Tokyo, Japan,
Second edition: Newton Press, Republic of Korea
1998 - “Kawaii Koinu” Illustrations for children’s book, Shogakukan Publishing Co. Tokyo, Japan

 AWARDS

2008 - South Delta Artists' Guild "Oil and Water" - Master's Award
2006 - South Delta Artists’ Guild “Oil and Water” - Best in Show
2006 - Mayne Island Fall Fair (5 Awards)
Drawing; Black and White – First Prize
Watercolour – First Prize
Applied Art – First Prize
Figure or Portrait – Second Prize
Dick Randall Fine Arts Trophy
2005 - Delta Arts Council “ArtSpacific” - Award of Excellence
1998 - Burns Bog “International Bog Day” Poster Design (adopted for use on all promotional products)
1991 - City of Victoria street banner design competition (2 years)


 
ORGANIZATIONS

 1998 – 2001                                        Federation of Canadian Artists

 1995 - 2010, 2015                               South Delta Artists’ Guild

 2015 - present                                     Artists in the Village (Board of Directors, 2015)

 

 

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

- Port of Vancouver

- Vancouver Timeraiser