Victoria Hanks, Affiliate

Victoria Hanks studied painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking at New York University and Brooklyn College, earned a BFA at Montclair State University and an MFA at the University of Hartford. A practicing studio painter, she studied and painted in Italy and in residencies in New England and upstate New York.  She has exhibited nationally and internationally.  Hanks has also written critical pieces for New York Arts Magazine and other arts periodicals and has taught studio and lecture classes at Montclair State University, Brookdale Community College and Monmouth University.

In addition, Hanks has created various site-specific installations in Venice, Italy (outdoor paper sculpture), New York, NY (Amos Eno Gallery wall painting), Newark, NJ (Newark National Building wall painting), Montclair, NJ (Montclair State University Cali building stairwell mural), Long Branch, NJ (Shore Institute of Contemporary Art wall painting), Halsey Street, Newark, NJ (window installation).



2018 Mend Me, Too, The Creativity Caravan, Montclair, NJ

2013 The End, art629, Asbury Park, NJ

2009 Vessel, Solo Project, Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ

         The Beingness of Animals, Newark Arts Council/Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

2004 The Adventures of Suzy Creamcheez and Dr. ViaGreat, Soho20 Chelsea, New York, NY

2000 Whatsits, Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY

1999 the thingness of the thing, Amos Eno Gallery, NYC

1996 Recent Work, Zuzuˆs Gallery, Hartford, CT.

1996 Stations and Satellites, Taub Gallery, W. Hartford, CT.

1991 New Paintings, Fine Art Center, Passaic, NJ

1989 Fertile Imaginings, Fine Art Center, Passaic, NJ



2022    The Hillyer Gallery, Washington, DC, Invasion

            Studio Gallery, Washington, DC, My Muse

Washington Sculpture Group, Center for Hellenic Studies/Harvard University, Washington, DC, Images Show

2021    Maryland State Arts Council, Baltimore, MD, IDENTITY Online Winter Show

2020    The Art League, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA, Patron’s Show

            Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, A Light in the Darkness

            Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD, Mid Fall Madness

            Circle Gallery (online exhibition), Annapolis, MD, Money, Money, Money

            Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD, Holiday Show

2019   Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, New Jersey Crafts Annual:  New Directions in Fiber Art

            Jersey City Arts Council, Jersey City, NJ, 14C Art Fair

2018   Atelier Rosal, Rahway, NJ, Op Ed

Shenandoah Museum of Contemporary Art, Strasburg, VA, The Strasburg Biennial

Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ, hankifers Window Installation

2017   Valley Arts Community Gallery, Orange, NJ, First Annual Members Show

2016   Firehouse Gallery, Orange, NJ, POL!T!CO:  Money and Effect

2013   National Museum of Animals & Society, Los Angeles, CA, UnCooped: Deconstructing the Domesticated Chicken

2011 Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ Art Reaction Benefit

2010 Keydar Art Studio, Newark, NJ White Christmas

2009 City Without Walls, Newark, NJ Metro 26

         Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT, Alumni 120 Show

         Index Art Center, Newark, NJ, X-RAY VISION

2008 Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ, The Benny Show

         Transcultural Exchange, St Pancras Railway Station, London, 2008 London Biennial

         The Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, W. Hartford, CT, Size is Relative

         Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ, Boson Exotic

2007 The George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, Discoveries

Protest Space, New York, NY, Time’s Up

         Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ, Singularity in the Communal Tide

         Art Gotham, New York, NY, Square Foot Show

         Downtown Association, New York, NY, The Skyline Show

         Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ, Sanctuary

2006 Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ, Bridge Art Fair, Miami ’06.

         Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, W. Hartford, CT., Alumni Small Works Exhibition

         Newark National Building, Newark, NJ, Newark Between Us

         Art Gotham, NYC, The Skyline Show

2005 1 Washington Place, Newark, NJ, Facing Newark

        473 Broadway Gallery, NYC, The 7 Deadly Sins

2004 Transcultural Exchange, THE TILE PROJECT, International traveling exhibition

        Soho20 Chelsea, NYC, Room 605

        Brent Sikkema Gallery, NYV, Visual Aids Benefit

        Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, NJ State Council on the Arts Fellowship


        Seton Hall University, School of Law, Newark, NJ, with CWW, Living in an Immaterial World

        Downtown Arts Club, The Knitting Factory, NYC, ART BART

2003 Soho20 Chelsea, NYC, Small Works Invitational

         473 Broadway Gallery, NYC, Drawing Conclusions

         ENMU-R, Roswell, NM, The Regular Paper Show

         Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC, DogDays of Summer

         Southeast Museum, Brewster, NY, The Brewster Project

2002 Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ, Benefit Art Raffle 2002

         The Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA, Transcultural Exchange

         Rockland Center for the Arts, W. Nyack, NY, 9 Choose 9

2001 Greely Square Gallery, New York, NY, Emerging American Artists

         Arlington Art Center, Arlington, MA, Construction Show

         Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI, DOCUMENTA

         Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI, MONA Art Auction

         Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, The Art is in the Mail(ing)

2000 TransHudson Gallery, New York, NY, Nomads Forever

         Visual Arts Gallery, Lincroft, NJ, EXIT 109

1999 Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, MSU China Faculty

         Exhibition Exchange Transcultural Exchange, Korea, Nomads

1998 Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ, Faculty Show

         Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY, Nothing Serious

         Artistˆs Space, New York, NY Night of 1,000 Drawings

         Organization of Independent Artists, New York, NY Wall to Wall

         Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY No Boundaries

         Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY Annual Salon Show

         City Without Walls, Newark, NJ For the Sake of Beauty

         Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo, New York, NY Annual Venice Show

         Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY Some Artists

1997 Artistˆs Space, New York, NY Night of 1,000 Drawings

         Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY Nothing Serious

         Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo, New York, NY Annual Venice Show

         Monmouth University Gallery, W. Long Branch, NJ Faculty Show

1996 Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY Captured Space

         Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York, NY Lines of Descent

         Artwell Gallery, Torrington, Ct, WORD

1995 IUAV, Venice, Italy, site specific installation, Manipulated Space

         IUAV, Venice, Italy, Works in Progress

         Untitled #130 Ltd. Gallery, Wayne, NY, Quiet, Flowing and Juicy

         Organization of Independent Artists, New York, NY Salon Show2

         Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY Montclair in Manhattan

1993 City Without Walls, Newark, NJ New Members Show

         Organization of Independent Artists, New York, Salon Show

1992 Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY Montclair in Manhattan

         Blackwell Street Center for the Arts, Dover, NJ Doors and Windows



2022 Protect Habitat, Save the World, Washington, DC

         Fiber Options 2022, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, Honorable Mention    

2021 Orange Reclaimed, i19 Gallery, West Orange, NJ

2020 Strokes of Genius, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

         The Endangered, Can Art Save Them? Art Impact International, Inc., Washington, DC

2017 11th Annual Passion Through Art, Atlantic Health System Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ

2017 Incarceration, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

2017 Emerging Artists 2017, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY

2015 Fourth Annual Art Show, NJ Law Center, New Brunswick, NJ

2012 Annual Juried Art Competition South Arkansas Art Center, El Dorado, AK

        Metro Show, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

2004 Metro Show, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ

2003 Marks, Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

1998 10th Annual National Art Competition, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO

        International Juried Show, NJ Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ

        19th Annual Juried Show, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

1997 Annual Womenˆs Works Exhibit, Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL

1996 Paper, Art and the Book, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

        Annual Goldfarb Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, W. Hartford, Ct.

       Connecticut Women Artists Show, The John Ely Slade House, New Haven, CT




2021 Ms. Ann Cole, Annapolis, MD

         Ms. Joann Vaughan, Annapolis, MD

2020 Ms. Nancy Collins, Alexandria, VA

         Ms. Shelby Claire de Lune, Alexandria, VA

         Ms. Lisa Taylor, Pasadena, MD

         Ms. Anne Rossilli, Bethesda, MD

2019, Anonymous, Montclair, NJ

2009 Mr. Ben Goldman, Newark, NJ

2006 Mr. Jack Baldwin LeClair, Franklin, NJ

2004 Ms. Illene Sunshine, New York, NY

2003 Ms. Danielle Arrecas, Tinton Falls, NJ

         Ms. Lise Alcala, Cardiff by the Sea, CA

         Catholic Charities Community Services, Bronx, NY

2002 Mr. Patrick Wornock, Brooklyn, NY

2001 Ms. Jane Harris, Brooklyn, NY

2000 Mr. Harsha Reddy, NYC

1999 Mr. Tony Zaza, Hoboken, New Jersey

1998 Mr. Michael Neuhaus, New Jersey

1997 Mr. T. Winn, NYC

         Mr. Peter Strounitsos, NYC

         Ms. Nicci Havekost, New Mexico

1996 Ms. Shandry Castelow, Tennessee

         Mr. Douglas Ferrari, New Jersey

1994 Montclair State University, NJ

         Mr. David Gray, NJ

1992 Mr. Kevin Lennox, Maryland

         Mr. Thomas Myers, NJ

1989 Mr. & Mrs. Bob Poda, NYC

         Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Vanslembrouck, Belgium

         Ms. Christine Rhodes, England



2019 The Glen Ridge Paper, Interview: Local Artist Has Two Works in MAM by Daniel Jackovino

2012 Artery NYC, Interview:  Inside the Mosh Pit with Vicky Allen Hanks by Tony Zaza

NYU Venice 1974-2011, Artists & Angiola Churchill published by NYU Steinhardt

2009 Star-Ledger, Newark in the Frame, reported by John Zeaman

2006 Jersey Journal, Behind the Seens, reported by Cotton Delo

2004 Cream Cycles/The Adventures of Suzy Creamcheez, etc., catalog essay by Tony Zaza

1998 Artnet Magazine, New York Reviews, No Boundaries, A Global Selection of NYU Artists, Trans       Hudson Gallery, reviewed by Meredith Mendelsohn



2015 Fellowship, Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY

2002 Fellowship, New Jersey State Council of the Arts, Trenton, NJ

1997 Angel Award at the Vermont Studio Center via Monmouth University, W. Long Branch, NJ

1996 Graduate Award, Joseloff Gallery, Annual Goldfarb Exhibition, W. Hartford, Ct.



2008 Curator, The Benny Show, SICA, Long Branch, NJ

2004 Curator, 7 Deadly Sins show, 473 Broadway Gallery, NYC

1998-99 Freelance writer, NYArts Magazine, New York, NY

1997-99 Adjunct Faculty, Drawing I, Intro to the Visual Arts, Painting I, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Adjunct, Art Appreciation, History of Art, Ancient to Medieval, History of Art,

Renaissance to Modern, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ

Adjunct, Art Appreciation, Monmouth University, W. Long Branch, NJ

1998 Panelist, Artists Talk on Art, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY, What Makes a Coop Gallery Successful

1997 Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1996 Internship, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT



1996 University of Hartford, Hartford Art School, W. Hartford, CT, MFA

1995 New York University, Venice, Italy, Graduate studies

1995 Brooklyn College of CUNY, Brooklyn, NY, Graduate studies

1994 Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, BFA, Summa Cum Laude

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