Victoria Buck

 victoriabuck@icloud.com

b. Christchurch, New Zealand

_Education:

2011-14       MFA    University of Tennessee, Knoxville                                                              

                                Studio Art,  Three Dimension . Concentration: Ceramics

2008-11      BFA   Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nevada         

                               Double Concentration: Ceramic and Digital Art, Summa cum Laude

2001            University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand                  

                                Art history and Psychology

_One-Person Exhibitions:

2016         "Un-False Land," The Central Collective Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2015           "Stay/Go," The Birdhouse Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2014           "Illusions of Stability," The Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2013           “Remembering To Forget,” Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

2011           “Synecdoche,” Tahoe Gallery, Incline Village, NV                   

_Juried Exhibitions:

2016          "Contemporary Clay 2016," Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO

2012           "Mid-Southland Sculpture Conference," University of Tennessee, Chattanooga,TN 

2011           “Student Juried Show,” Tahoe Gallery, Incline Village, NV

2010          “Student Juried Show,” Tahoe Gallery, Incline Village, NV

_Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017       upcoming, Holland Project, Reno, NV

               upcoming, "Live and Local," Emporium Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2016       "UTK Faculty/Staff Ceramic Collection," Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN 

2015        "Friends," The Mulberry Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

               "Reject Show," The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014       "Lazy Susan," 17th Street Studios, Knoxville, TN

               "Orange 2," Co-Prosperity Gallery, Chicago, IL

               "2 Degrees," Garage Door Gallery, Incline Village, NV

2013       “Varied States” Harry Krug Gallery, Pittsburg State University, KS

               “Loud and Queer,” Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

               “Mergence,” Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

 2012       “Sculpture Exhibition Student Spotlight,” Knoxville Convention Center, TN

                “The Cure for What Ails You,“ Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

                “A Spin on the Vandercook,” Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

 2010         “Dirt," California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Davis, CA

                 “A Decade in Clay,” North Star Gallery, North Star Ski Resort, CA

                  “Educational Programs Showcase,” National Council on the Education for the Ceramic                                                        Art,  Philadelphia, PA  

                  “Yes,” The Reference Gallery, Incline Village, NV

2009         “Sculpturally Translated Means Things,” Tahoe Gallery, Incline Village, NV

                 “Underground Exhibition,” California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art,  Davis, CA

                 “Quickie,” The Reference Gallery, Incline Village, NV 

                 “Wild Card,” The Reference Gallery,  Incline Village, NV

_Exhibitions Curated/Juried:

2016         Guest Juror For Roane State Community College, Student Art Show, Harriman, TN

2014          “Alumni Invitational," Sierra Gallery, Incline Village, NV

2013          Co-Curator For “Mythical Gen”, Gallery 1010 Knoxville, TN 

2009          Co-Juror For Incline Village Elementary school, Parent teacher association, art competition, to fund art                                programs, Incline Village Elementary School, NV                                                                            

_Selected Awards, Scholarships and Residencies:

2016         Finalist, Alice C.Cole Fellowship, Wellesley College, Massachusetts

2015         The Arctic Circle Residency, Longyearbyen, Svalbard,

2014         Alternate, Artist in Resident, Anderson Ranch Artist Residency, Snowmass, Colorado

                 International Sculpture Center Nominee, Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary                                                      Sculpture

2013         Buck Ewing Graduate Student Award Recipient, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

                 Graduate Student Travel Scholarship Recipient, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

                 Terry Burnette Memorial Residency Award Recipient, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

                 Westcliff Foundation Workshop Scholarship Recipient, Anderson Ranch Arts Center,   

                 Snowmass, CO

                 John and Ione Lee Work-Study Scholarship Recipient, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

                 Graduate Teaching Associate Scholarship, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2012        Graduate Student Travel Scholarship Recipient, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 

2011        Valedictorian nominee, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV

                  First Place, Student Juried Exhibition, Juror: Chris Bauder, Sierra Nevada College, NV

2010-11   Full Tuition Scholarship, Sierra Nevada College, NV 

2008-10   Presidential Scholarship, Sierra Nevada College, NV

 _Teaching Experience:

2016        Adjunct Professor, Ceramics II, Western Nevada College, Carson City, NV

                Art Instructor, Art Education Program, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

2015-      Adjunct Professor, Studio Art, Art History, Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville,                                                    TN

2014        Ceramics Throwing Instructor, ArtReach Workshops, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts,                                                   Gatlinburg, TN

                Holiday, Community Workshop Instructor, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg,                                               TN

               Graduate Teaching Associate, Instructor of record, Ceramics Sculptural Hand building, University of                                    Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2013      Graduate Teaching Associate, Instructor of record, Foundations of Art, University of Tennessee,                                            Knoxville, TN

2012      Graduate Teaching Assistant, Ceramics Throwing I and Ceramics sculpture I, University of                                                    Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

_Professional Experience:

2016       Visiting Artist, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV

               Visiting Artist, Roane State Community College, Harriman, TN

2015      Ceramic Instructor Assistant for Matthew Dercole, Community Ceramics, Arrowmont School of                                             Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2014      Visiting Artist, Ceramics Demonstration, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

               Ceramic Instructor Assistant for David Smith summer workshop, Arrowmont School of Arts and                                              Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

               Research Materials Assistant, Professor Gregory Spaw, College of Architecture,                                                                  University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

               Visiting Artist, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV

2011-13  Sculpture Club member University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN

                 Clay Club member, University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN

 _Conferences and Symposiums:

2015         Southern Graphics Council, International Conference, Knoxville, TN

2014         College of Art Association, Chicago, IL              

2013          National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts, Houston, TX

2012          National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts, Seattle, WA

2011         California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Davis, CA

2010         California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Davis, CA

                  National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2009         California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art Davis, CA 

                  National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts, Phoenix, AZ

2008         California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Davis, CA

_Bibliography:

2016        'Locate Arts, Artist,' Contemporary Artist Registry Tennessee, www.locatearts.org

                 'Education Spotlight,' Cengage Learning. 

2015        'Lazy Susan,' Jessica Lund, Number, An Independent Arts Journal,Edition 81. Memphis, TN.

2015       '365 Artists, 365 Days,' Online Curated Gallery, http://365artists365days.com/2015/03/12/victoria-                          buck-knoxville-tennessee/

2013       ‘Mythical Genitalia’ Explores Sexuality , Melodi Erdogan, The Daily Beacon. University of                                                   Tennessee. Knoxville, TN. 

               ‘Mythical Genitalia’ Welcomes Free Thinkers, Melodi Erdogan, The Daily Beacon. University of                                            Tennessee. Knoxville, TN.