• I've earned a Summa Cum Laude B.F.A. in Graphic Design and Illustration and two separate M.F.A.'s in Ceramics and Printmaking.

  • Served as Chief Corporate Graphic Designer for the largest independent real estate company in Palm Beach County handling the design needs of 600+ agents.

  • Currently I am working as a full time Professor of Graphic Design and Fine Art at Palm Beach State College (also the Department Chair).
  • WORK EXPERIENCE

    Teaching

    Professor 1, Fine Arts and Graphic Design, Palm Beach State College

    • Department Chair Fine Art & Graphic Design

    • Teaching studio art and graphic design courses.

     

    Self Employed Artist Freelance Artist

     

    Fine Art & Graphic Design Clients

    Eissey Campus Theatre: Palm Beach Gardens, FL. 2016 - current all marketing materials.

    Duncan Theatre: Lake Worth, FL.  2015- current all marketing.

    •  The Dancers' Space marketing

    • Port of Palm Beach - Tradeshow components and marketing materials.

    • Rooney’s Family (Pittsburgh Steelers) created artwork, menus, signs and beer labels for Pubs.

    • Created mural for Palm Beach County Visitor Center.

    • Renderings and ads appear in publications such as: Christie’s Great Estates and Sotheby’s.

    • New York State Trapper Stamp.

     

    Adjunct College Professor

    University of Miami, Florida International University, International Fine Arts College, Miami Dade College, Palm Beach Community College, Lighthouse Center for Arts.

  • EDUCATION

    Master of Fine Art

    • Printmaking, University of Miami, Honors.

     

    Master of Fine Art

    • Ceramics Art History minor, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, Honors. Student Senate and President Fine Art Student Association

     

    Bachelor of Fine Art

    • Summa Cum Laude: Graphic Design/ Illustration, minor Art History, University of Miami.

     

    Associate in Arts

    • Highest Honors: 4.0 GPA, Miami Dade College.

  • AWARDS & HONORS

    • Palm Beach Homes & Lifestyles, My mural was featured on the cover of the May/June 2007 issue with an accompanying feature write up.

     

    • NICHE Awards Finalist, 2007, Philadelphia, PA.

     

    • Luxury Portfolio: International Design Award. First Place: Business Cards & Letterhead, Second Place: General Marketing for Graphic Design.

  • PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

    2013 Mural Commons Palm Beach State College

    2008 The Venue, London, England

    2008 Slainte- Public House, Boynton Beach, FL

    2005 Dr Wael Garine, Jupiter, FL

    2004 T P Houlihan's, Ft. Myers, FL

    2001-2005 Rooney’s - Owners Pittsburgh Steelers

    2004 Kingston’s Irish Times, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 2003 Brogues on the Avenue, Lake Worth, FL

    2001 Palm Beach Visitors Bureau, Palm Beach, Florida.

  • EXHIBITIONS

    2017 Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, 11 Teapot!, Pittsburgh, PA

    2015- current JF Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

    2017 Twin Cups, St. Joseph, MO

    2008-current Florida Craftsmen , St. Petersburg, FL

    2012-current Artisans on the Avenue, Lake Worth, FL

    2016 Z. Smith Reynolds Library of Wake Forest University (Rare books collection), NC

    2016 Bugging Out: Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC

    2015 Artists of Art Salons Exhibition: Armory Art Center Annex, Lake Worth, Florida

    2014 Atelier Gallery, Charlston, SC

    2014 NIADA Show and Sale, Orlando, FL

    2014 Workhouse Exhibition, Clayworks, Lorton, VA

    2014 Bark Exhibition, Eissey Campus Gallery, PBG, FL 2013 Tampa International Airport, installation

    2013 Small Favors, Philadelphia, PA

    2013 All Doll’d Up, St. Petersburg, FL

    2013 Pence Gallery, Home Exhibition, Davis, CA

    2013 12 x 12 Exhibition, MTSU, Murfreesboro TN

    2012 The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

    2012 Bamboo Beach Gallery, Stuart, FL

    2011-13 Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC

    2011 Hot & Humid, in conjunction with NCECA

    2010-13 Dixie Art Loft, West Palm Beach, FL

    2009-13 Clay Glass Metal Stone,, Lake Worth, FL

    2009 Eaton Fine Art, West Palm Beach, FL

    2008 Present Global Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL 2008-2013 The Craft Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL 2009 LK Mix Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

    2007 Project Space, Art Miami, Miami, FL

    2007 Beaux Art Festival, Miami, FL

    2007 NICHE Awards, Philadelphia, PA.

    2006 - 2007 Studio E, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

    2006 - 2007 Seldom Seen, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    2000-2006 Gallery 5, Tequesta, FL

    2000- 2006 B. Hock Craft Gallery, S Miami, FL

    2004 Christine Federighi: Group Exhibition, PBG, FL

    2001-2003 Lighthouse Center for Art, Tequesta, FL

    2000 Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL 2000 Southern Graphics Printmakers Conference, Miami, FL

    1999 Harmony Isle Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL

    1999 Seldom Seen Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL

    1999 Metro Dade Cultural Center, Miami, FL

    1999 Giorgio Armani; Back to Basics Exhibition, South Miami, FL

    1999 Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL

    1998 Migraine Masterpieces, Carriage House Gallery, New York, NY

    1996 Laumier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

    1996 MOCA, North Miami, FL

    1994- 1995 Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

    1994- 1995 Florida Abstract Gallery, Palm Beach, FL 1994- 1995 Raleigh Gallery, Hollywood, FL

  • COLLECTIONS

    Pat Rooney- (Congressman & Pittsburgh Steelers)

    Dr. Robert Montgomery, Palm Beach

    Gerry Goldsmith, Palm Beach

    Palm Beach County, Palm Beach, FL

    Abbott Laboratories: Chicago, IL

    National Headache Foundation: NY, NY

    Giorgio Armani: (Armani Exchange)

    The University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

  • PUBLICATIONS / PRESS

    •  Art Doll Quarterly: Spring 2017

    •  Art Doll Quarterly: Winter 2016

    •  Art Doll Quarterly: Spring 2016

    •  Dolls: August/September 2016

    •  Doll Master: Russia  Spring 2016

    •  Art of the Contemporary Doll: Schiffer Publishing, 2015

    • 500 Figures in Clay Volume 2, Lark Publishing, Asheville, NC 2013

    Art Doll Quarterly, Summer 2013, tutorial on sculpting Flower Girl Vase.

    Create Mixed Media.com (Northlight Publishing) Articles on marketing for artists. 2012- 2014.

    Art Doll Quarterly, tutorial; Sculpting an Angel of Love, Spring 2012.

    American Style Magazine, my artwork is featured in the Dixie Art Loft ads.

    Ceramics Ireland magazine, Issue 28, Winter 2011-12. • Art Doll Quarterly, Fall 2011 Featured Artist

    Voodoo Lounge; interview with Rice Zachary Freeman, June 2011

    St. Petersburg Times Art Review, July 2010

    Palm Beach Post- Review Food for Thought Exhibition, Eissey Gallery, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

    Ceramics Monthly, October 2008.

    INATS: Presented Seminar at International Trade Show, Web Design, Graphic Design and Marketing.

    • Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL, January 26, 2008.

    500 Handmade Dolls, Lark Publishing, Asheville, NC, 2008.

    • Palm Beach Homes and Lifestyles: Cover story and feature article on one of my murals, 2007.

    The Body Invaders: Headaches. Discovery Health Channel: Big Rock Productions, 2001

    The Ceramic Design Book, Lark Publishing: Asheville, NC, 1998

    Elle Magazine, September, 1998

    • WTVJ NBC Television, Migraine Masterpieces Art Exhibition, February 19, 1999

  • AFFILIATIONS

    AIGA (the professional association for design)

    NIADA (the National Institute of American Doll Artists)

    Dollmakers of Etsy Group

    NCECA: National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts

    Ceramic League of the Palm Beaches

    Florida Craftsmen

    Piedmont Craftsmen

    Phi Theta Kappa, National Honor Society

    Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society

    Phi Rho Pi, National Honor Society for Forensics Golden Key National Honor Society

    Florida Printmakers

    South Florida Woodworkers

  • WORK EXPERIENCE

Victoria Rose Martin artist and designer working in Florida and New York. Find information on ceramic art, clay, illustration art.