Art Resume

Victoria Boone

Art Resume


Masters of Liberal Studies for Museum Administration

University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 1990

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting and Sculpture

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 1977

Professional Experience

Boone Visual Arts (Specializing in painting and art business)

Sole Proprietorship

1977 - Present

Collections and Awards

Numerous Commissions in Private Collections

Music City Center, City Collection, National Competition. 2012

Tabula Rasa, Vanderbilt University of Medical Humanities, Cover Art, 2012, 2013

Bridgestone/ Firestone American Painting Collection, Permanent Collection, 2006

“Fest de Ville: Art Exhibition and Auction”

Second Place, Juror: Budd Bishop

Museum Director of Columbus Museum of Art

Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville, TN, 2001

United Way of Tennessee, Iris Award, 2001

Tennessee State Museum, Permanent Collection, 1992

Mississippi River Museum, Permanent Collection, 1984

National Carvers Museum, Permanent Collection, 1987

Knoxville Museum of Art, Honorable Mention, 1985

World Fair Murals, Special Commission, 1982

Professional Experience:  One Person Exhibitions

“Common Languages” Harpeht Hall,

Marnie Sheridan Gallery, Tennessee, 2012

National Art Competition,

Andrews Art Museum, North Carolina, 2010

“Gravity and Merit: Paintings by Victoria Boone”

Susan Schockley, Curator

Parthenon Gallery

Nashville, TN 2008

“Moonlight Messages: New Paintings by V. Boone”

Arrmon Means, Curator

Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN 2008

“Symbolic Analogies: Works by K. V. Boone”

Vanderbilt University

Cuninggim Gallery

Nashville, TN 1998

“Semiotic Images: Painting and Photographs by V. Boone”

Morning Star Gallery

Nashville, TN 1995

“Opposite Realities”

Cochran, Ferguson and Smith Architects

Nashville, TN 1994

“Deluxe Bodyscapes”

In the Gallery

Nashville, TN 1991

Juried and Invitational Exhibitions

“GO Show” Artel, Art with an Edge

Pensacola, FL, 2015

“Out of the Shadows”, National League of American Pen Women Pensacola Branch

The Vault Gallery, Pensacola, FL 2014

“Homage to the Past”

Artel Gallery, Pensacola FL  2014

Marine Sheridan Gallery

Harpeth Hall, Nashville, January and February  2012

“Far Inside”

Belmont University, Gallery 121

Nashville, TN 2009

42nd Central South Exhibition

Miles Batt, NWS, AWS, Judge

TN Art League

Nashville, TN  2007

“And Now A Word From Our Sponsors:  Recent Art Acquisitions at the Tennessee State Museum”

Jim Hoobler, Curator

TN State Museum

Nashville, TN 2007

“Scattered Experiences”

Curator and Artist

Leu Art Gallery, Belmont University

Nashville, TN 2006

“The Temple Arts Festival”

Juror Kevin Grogan, Director of the Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia

Congregation Ohabai Sholom

Nashville, TN 2006

“Women’s History Invitational Exhibit”

Belmont University, Gallery 121

Nashville, TN 2005

“Central South Art Competition: 38th Annual”

Leu Center for the Visual Arts

Juror: Nita Leland

Nashville, TN 2004

“Renaissance Regional Art Exhibition: 5th Annual”

Renaissance Center

2003 Juror: Terry Thacker

2002 Juror: Jane Braddock

Dickson, TN 

Public Art Project: “Catfish out of Water”

Parthenon Galleries, Nashville, TN  2003

“Faculty Exhibition”

Watkins College of Art, Nashville, TN  2003, 2002, 2001

“Making Space for Art”

Art Synergy Gallery, Nashville, TN 2000


John F. Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University,  1999

“Art Brut”

Outside the Lines Gallery, Nashville, TN 1997

“Celebrating the Sensual: National Competition”

Visual Arts Alliance of Nashville

Jurors: Marla Faith and Bruce Childs

Nashville, TN 1994

Mayor’s Art Auction, Nashville Arts Commission, 1994

Sinking Creek Film Festival: Film Flam Art Auction

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

1992, 1993, 1995

“Annual All-Women fine Arts Exhibition: National competition”

Juror: Jacqueline Crist

Huntsville, AL 1993

“Black and White: Healing the Wounds of Prejudice”

Ervin Houchens Gallery, Capitol Art Center

Bowling Green, KY 1993

“From the Mountains to the Mississippi”

TN Chapter of the National Museum of the Women in the Arts

Cheekwood Art Museum, Nashville, TN

Jurors:  Patricia Lawrence, Brooks Museum of Art

Kevin Grogan, Van Vechten Galleries, Fisk University

Ellen Simack, Hunter Museum of Art

Steve Wicks, Knoxville Museum of Art

“Biennial Exhibition Invitational”

Brooks Museum of Art

Curator Bert Sharp

Memphis, TN 1992

“Tennessee Association of Craft Artists Biennial Exhibition”

Curator Ray Leier

Parthenon Galleries and La Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1992

“Memphis Arts Festival Juried Exhibition”

Richard Hunt, Juror, New York

Memphis, TN 1992

“Premiere Exhibition”

National Museum of Women in the Arts,

TN Committee of Women in the Arts

Janet Higgins, Juror

Harpeth Hall Gallery, Nashville, TN 1991

“Mid-Cumberland Art Exhibition”

Stanley Townsend, Juror, Hunter Museum of Art

Chattanooga, TN 1991

“A Sense of Presence”

Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN 1989

“Women Artists of Tennessee”

Leu Art Gallery, Belmont University

Nashville, TN 1988


“Unconventional-Nashville Music City Center Permanent Collection”  Nashville Arts Commission, 2014

“Pain, limitations Can’t Stop Artist’s Work”, By MiChell Jones, The Tennessean, January 8, 2012

“Artist Victoria Boone presses on, despite Pain”  MiChell Jones, The Tennessean, January 8, 2010

“Common Languages: Stacey and Victoria Boone,”Jeff Nolan, Nashville Scene, Critics’ Pick, January 26, 2012

“Beauty in Brokenness: CHAIRity”  Channel 5, July 26, 2010, Five O’clock News

Paintings by Boone, Faith seek the Mysterious though Paintings”

The Tennessean, January 20, 2008

“The Effects of Gravity: Victoria Boone exhibits in the Parthenon West Gallery”

The City Paper, January 11, 2008

“Belmont University Faculty Exhibit in Leu Gallery”

The Tennessean, May 2006

“Acts of Service,” Carolyn Myss, Ph.D.

Random House, New York, New York, January 2004

“More Classes and Workshops at Watkins College of Art,”

The Tennessean, October 21, 2002

“Boone Creates Symbolic Paintings,” The Tennessean, November 1, 1998

“Fine Lines,” Nashville Banner, Susan Chappell

August 21, 1996

“Friend in Art Places,” The Tennessean

August 25, 1996

“No Scrooges to be Found,” Showcase, The Tennessean

September 15, 1996

“State Winners in State Gallery,” Nashville Banner

March 1995

“Pottery in Australia,” Potter’s Society of Australia,

Darlinghurst, Australia, Photography, 1987

“International Ceramics Symposium,” Potter’s Society of Australia,

Darlinghurst, Australia, Photography, 1987

The Tennessee Conservationist,” Public Art in Tennessee” by V. Boone

Special Issue, March/April 1986

“Contact Magazine,” International Ceramics Symposium, Sydney, Australia, Photography