VICTORIA SIVIGNY - Resume

Group Juried Exhibition Summary:
Sivigny's work has appeared in over 100 juried statewide, regional, national, and international exhibitions since 2009. Selected juried group exhibitions include Atlantic Gallery, Chelsea, NYC; Bromfield Gallery-SOWA, Boston, MA; Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe; Connecticut: New Britain Museum of American Art, Slater Memorial Museum, Mattatuck Museum, Mystic Museum of Art, Ely Center for Contemporary Art.  (See detailed list below.)  Her artwork has been collected across the country.  

Honors, Awards and Recognitions
118th Annual Juried Regional New Haven Paint & Clay Club Exhibition - 2019 Carle J. Blenner Prize Winner
Arts Center East, People & Places, Vernon, CT - 2017 Honorable Mention Award
Arts Center East, On and Of Paper Redux, Vernon, CT - 2016 Merit Award #1 
  Jane Rainwater, Aldrich Museum Fellow; Dehn Gallery Curator, Juror
The Golden Thread Gallery, Members' Summer Exhibition, West Hartford, CT - 2014 Third Prize Award
  Pablo Delano, Director, Trinity College Studio Arts Department, Juror 
Saatchi Online Gallery, London, England -Juried Abstract Art Now Feature Collection - February 2014 
New Britain Museum of American Art, 43rd Members Juried Exhibition, New Britain, CT - 2012 Second Prize Award 
  Robert Burns, Director, Mattatuck Museum, Juror
Gallery 53, CT Women Artists Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Meriden, CT - 2011 Second Prize Award  
  Melanie Anderson Bourbeau, Curator Hill-Stead Museum, Juror
Gallery 53, A.C.A.M. 87th Annual Juried Exhibition, Meriden, CT - 2011 Jerry's Artarama Award 
Gallery 53, A.C.A.M. 86th Annual Juried Exhibit, Meriden, CT - 2010 Honorable Mention Award

Permanent Collection
Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico 

Workshops & Courses
2020 Ongoing/Present: Cold Wax Academy; Weekly Online Workshops; Instructors: R. Crowell and J. McLaughlin
2019Cold Wax Medium 5-day video workshop; Instructors: R. Crowell & J. McLaughlin
201711th International Encaustic Conference (3-day), Provincetown, MA
2017Encaustic Soft Sculpture, Sherrie Posternak, Castle Hill Arts Center, Truro, MA
2016Encaustic Painting & Fiber Workshop (5-day), R&F Encaustic Paints, Kingston, NY; Lorraine Glessner
2016Encaustic Painting & Paper Workshop (3-day), R&F Encaustic Handmade Paints; Cynthia Winika 
2013Make.Art.Work Professional Practices for Artists Cohort/Workshop Series; University of Hartford
  School of Art, West Hartford, CT Art Councils with the Tremaine Foundation 
2012 Taking Care of Business Professional Practices for Artists Workshops; CT Art Councils and 
  The Tremaine Foundation, North Haven, CT
2007 to 2014: Visual artist independent study/critique series and art workshops/retreats with Debi Pendell West Hartford, CT; North Adams, MA; and Instituto de Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Elected Memberships and Other Affiliations
Connecticut Women Artists - Elected Member (2013 - present)
New Haven Paint & Clay Club - Elected Member (2014 - present)
West Hartford Art League - Elected Member ((2015 - present)

Gallery One Artists - Invitational Member (2014 - 2015)
Syntax Mixed Media Artists' Cooperative (2009-2014)

News Articles & Bibliography, Publications
Museum of Encaustic Art Permanent Collection: 50 States/200 Artists Exhibition Catalog, July, 2019, Santa Fe, NM
The Golden Thread Project, Connecting the Human Spirit through the Art, Kate Wilson; author, 2018 publication
International Encaustic Artists exhibition catalog: Hopeful Darkness, December, 2017 - Atlantic Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
The Courant, Arts Center East, People & Places Awards, July, 2017
The New London Day, Water, Water Everywhere, Spectrum Gallery Exhibition, Amy Barry, August, 2016
The Hartford Courant, In Memoriam Abstract Art At ArtSpace, Susan Dunne, September 10, 2015
The (New London) Day, Gallery One Takes the Show on the Road, Amy Barry, January 6, 2015
Middletown Press, Spectrum Gallery Presents Fiber Arts Show, Laura Lyons, January 14, 2015
Inside Cheshire Magazine, Connecticut Women Artists Combine Their Skills & Styles, January 2013
Southwest Art Magazine, Women in Art, August 2013

2012 - 2015 Coordinated and organized monthly visits for 28 artists to museums and galleries throughout the state. These monthly Lunch & Learn events provided the artists with opportunities to share ideas, enjoy art events offered by the thriving arts’ communities in Connecticut; as well as providing networking opportunities on a statewide basis.

Selected Juried Exhibitions

Two-Person Exhibitions
Stone Gallery, Maple and Main Fine Art, Abstract Imaginings, with Ashby Carlisle, Chester, CT, 2015
Elle Design Studio Gallery, Two-Woman Exhibition with Mary Fussell, Chester, CT, 2015

Group Juried Exhibitions by year:
New Britain Museum of American Art Invitational Exhibitions & Auction, CT (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Connecticut Women Artists National Juried Exhibitions, CT (2020, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011)
CT+6 New England States Regional Juried Competitions West Hartford, CT (2019, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
New Haven Paint & Clay Club Juried Regional Exhibitions, CT (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012)

Bromfield Gallery, SIZZLE International Exhibition, Boston, MA -2020
Museum of Encaustic Art, Juried Exhibition of Permanent Collection 50 States/200 Artists - 2019, Santa Fe NM
Museum of Encaustic Art, No Creative Boundaries..., National Juried Exhibition, Santa Fe, New Mexico
118th Annual Juried Regional New Haven Paint & Clay Club Exhibition - 2019 Blenner Prize Winner
Bromfield Gallery, Winter Works, Juried Regional Exhibition, Boston, MA - 2018
2017
Atlantic Gallery, International Encaustic Artists (IEA) Juried International Exhibition, Hopeful Darkness, Chelsea, NYC
Encaustic Art Institute (EAI) Juried International Members Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM
Arts Center East, People and Places, Vernon, CT – 2017 Honorable Mention Award
Spectrum Gallery, Curated Regional Exhibition, Walls, Fences and Doors, Essex, CT
Golden Thread Gallery, Juried Regional Exhibition, Art in Motion, West Hartford, CT
Spectrum Gallery, Curated Regional Exhibition, Line, Essex, CT
Golden Thread Gallery, Juried Regional Exhibition, Contours and Configurations, West Hartford, CT
2016
Arts Center East, On and Of Paper Redux Juried Regional Exhibition, Vernon, CT – 2016 Merit Award #1
Spectrum Gallery, Curated Regional Holiday Exhibition, Essex, CT
Guilford Art League 69th Annual Juried Exhibition, Guilford, CT
Golden Thread Gallery Regional Juried Exhibition, Simplicity, West Hartford, CT
Arts Center East, The Art of Abstraction, Juried Regional Exhibition, Vernon, CT
Spectrum Gallery, Water, Water, Regional Curated Exhibition, Essex, CT
Arts Center East, 2D or Not 2D, Regional Juried Exhibition, Vernon, CT 
Arts Center East 5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Vernon, CT
Spectrum Gallery Text Messages, Regional Curated Exhibition, Essex, CT
Mattatuck Museum, Mixmaster Juried Regional Members' Exhibition, Waterbury, CT
Spectrum Gallery, Light, Regional Curated Exhibition, Essex, CT
The Golden Thread Gallery, Tree of Life, Juried National Exhibition, West Hartford, CT
2015
Arts Center East, On and Of Paper, Juried Regional Exhibition, Vernon, CT
Loft Artist Association Gallery, Lineal Investigations, Regional Juried Exhibition, Stamford, CT
Mystic Museum of Art, Gallery One Artists Curated Exhibition, Mystic, CT
Spectrum Gallery, Collage! It's an Adventure, Curated Regional Exhibition, Essex, CT
The Golden Thread Gallery, Annual Summer Members Exhibition, West Hartford, CT
The Golden Thread Gallery, Black & White Juried International Group Exhibition, West Hartford, CT
Spectrum Gallery, Show of Hands, Curated Regional Exhibition, Essex, CT
Valentine H. Zahn Gallery, Juried Exhibition Reality as Metaphor II, Westbrook, CT
2014
Spectrum Gallery, Kindness of Strangers, Curated Group Exhibition, Essex, CT
The Golden Thread Gallery, Form & Void, Juried National Exhibition, West Hartford, CT
Loft Artists Association Juried Exhibition, Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Stamford, CT
Spectrum Gallery, Out of the Box, Curated Regional Exhibition, Essex, CT
ArtSpace Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Untitled: Abstract Exhibition, Hartford, CT
The Golden Thread Gallery, Members' Summer Exhibition, West Hartford, CT – 2014 Third Prize Award
Slater Memorial Museum, 70th Annual CT Artists Juried Exhibition, Norwich, CT
The Golden Thread Gallery, Pioneer Juried Group Exhibition, West Hartford, CT

Previous exhibitions provided upon request (2009 -2013)


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