22.02.19 We are delighted to announce Victoria's commissions are now advertised in the shop at the beautiful National Trust property of Ightham Mote.
Ightham Mote is a great supporter of local talent and Victoria had the pleasure of drawing Frank the shop's beloved labrador. His portrait is hanging in the shop so customers can take details should they wish to place a commission of their much-loved pets. A donation is made to Ightham Mote from each commission placed via the shop.
We hope to expand this opportunity further with other merchandise which will be made available throughout National Trust properties. Click here for further details.
05-07.05.17 Victoria is exhbiting at the Wrotham Arts Festival on the 5th to 7th May 2017 (Friday and Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 5pm). St. George’s Church in the heart of the village will be exhibiting an abundance of amazing artwork by over 45 artists andcraftspeople for you to browse, buy and take away.Treat yourself or find the perfect gift – the Wrotham Arts Festival is a great day out with a lovely café serving hot food as well as delicious cakes. Follow directions to TN15 7AH and there’s plenty of parking too!
08.08.16 Victoria will be exhibiting at the Keep It Local Craft Show at Coolings Nursery on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September 2016. Please visit the Events page for updates on forthcoming events.
19.03.15 Victoria will be exhibiting her drawings of 'Primates' at the Wrotham Arts Festival on the 8th to 10th May 2015. Each drawing is drawn on her favourite medium of pencil on painted board and is framed ready to hang. The majority of my drawings will be for sale with a donation going to Wrotham Village's 13th Century Church.
01.10.14 The month of October has arrived! And Victoria is very excited and honoured to return as the featured artist at The Bull Hotel in Wrotham from Friday 24th October 2014. The countdown has begun.
13.06.14 Once again a commissioned drawing by Victoria will be one the Lots in the Silent Auction at Kemsing School Summer Fete on Saturday 28th June 2014. For the successful bidder I will draw their favourite photo in pencil onto painted board (50cm and 42cm) for a stunning and unique piece to have in their home or to give as a special gift to someone.
12.03.14 Drawing submitted for the The John Ruskin Prize 2014 Competition. Finalists to be announced 30.03.14
06.01.14 Happy New Year! The Bull in Wrotham have offered to extend Victoria's exhibition until 8th March.
10.05.13 Victoria's portraits is one of the Lots for the Silent Auction at Kemsing School Summer Fete (now closed)
26.04.13 Victoria visits the Stephen Wiltshire Gallery in London (www.stephenwiltshire.co.uk). Stephen is the artist who draws cities and buildings from memory. They chatted about drawing and Stephen kindly signed Victoria's 'Chrysler Building' sketch. He wrote 'Keep drawing Victoria'.
11.04.13 A fabulous preview evening held at The Bull with close family and friends. Canapes, cocktails and a great chatch was had with all.
28.03.13 - Victoria's 11 drawings are now hanging on the wall in The Bull in Wrotham. The chosen subjects are 2 dogs, 3 children, 1 horse, 1 giraffe 1 cat, 1 bird of prey, 1 bride and 1 very hairy cow! They will be there until the end of the year, although Victoria plans to update the drawings over time.
14.03.13 - article in The Sevenoaks Chronicle
10.03.13 - Article from Kent on Sunday
Come and see Victoria's drawings on display at The Bull Hotel in Wrotham. Friday 29th March 2013 until the end of the year.
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