EDUCATION

1997 Rhode Island School of Design, MFA Photography 

1994 New York University, BFA Photography with Honors


SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2017/18 J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Lecture/Research Award, Irkutsk, RF

2016 Provost Summer Fellowship, Umass Dartmouth

2011 J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Lecture/Research Award, Vladivostok, RF

2010 Aaron Siskind Fellowship in Photography, Rhode Island State Council of the Arts

2007 Merit Fellowship in New Genres, Rhode Island State Council of the Arts

2006 Aaron Siskind Merit Fellowship in Photography, Rhode Island State Council of the Arts 

1994 Artistic and Academic Excellence, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

1994 Tobias Award, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 It Says We’re Not Real, Cade Tompkins Fine Arts, Providence RI, 2/10- 4/ 2017

2016 It’s So Hard to Live Without You, Landskrona Photo Festival, Landskrona, Sweden

(three-person exhibit)

2012 The Other Side of Russia, Mason Hall Gallery, George Mason University, Fairfax,VA

2011 Far East, the Other Side of Russia, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts,

Dartmouth, MA

2008 Recent Photographs, Woodard Art Building, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

2007 Daily Encounters, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore MD (three-person exhibit)

2005 Reading Between the Lines: Juan Miguel Ramos, Victoria Crayhon, Nate Larson

Houston Center of Photography, Houston TX (three-person exhibit)

2004 Playtime, Canal Street Snake Show, 59 Canal St., NY, NY

2004 Themescapes, CVPA University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA

2000 Pump and Go, Red Eye Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2000 Untitled Highway Book II, Acme Art Co. Columbus, Ohio

1999 Untitled Highway Book II, Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997 Untitled Highway Book II, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University,

Cambridge, MA

1997Untitled Highway Book II, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 A Romantic Comedy, Wallplay, Brooklyn NY

2020 Artist Speak Series Exhibition, Imago Foundation of the Arts, Warren RI

2019 The Photo Review: Best of Show, Gallery 1401 University of The Arts, Philadelphia PA

2019 Anarchy, Helsinki Photo Festival Hesperian Esplanadi Runeberginkatu 32-34, Helsinki, FI

2017 No Language, No Streets, curated by Rick Wester, ArtSpace New Haven, New Haven, CT

2017 Giant Extra, John Baldessaari Studios, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA

2016 Portals, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC

2016 Match Game: Recent Acquisitions, ArtSpace New Haven, New Haven, CT

2016 Athens Photobook Exhibition, Athens Photo Festival 2016, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

2014 The Photo Review: Best of Show, curated Jennifer Blessing, Sol Mednick Gallery,

University of The Arts, Philadelphia PA

2014 Ones to Watch 2014, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Mary Stanley Studio, Atlanta, GA

2014 Aperture Summer Open, Aperture Gallery, NY, NY, curated by Chris Boot

2014 The Fence, Photoville NYC: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY

2014 The Fence, Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston MA

2014 The Fence, Atlanta Beltline, Atlanta GA

2014 Transformations, Pyro Gallery, Louisville KY

2014 Fellowship 14, curated by Linda Benedict Jones, Silver Eye Center for Photography,

Pittsburgh PA

2013 Historical Commentary, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle NY

2013 Cultivated: New Photography from New England, Fairmont Battery Wharf, Boston, MA

2012 Terraforming: Contemporary Discourse in Landscape King Street Gallery, Silver Spring MD

2011 High in the Depth, Arseniev Museum, Vladivostok, Russian Federation

2011 Printed in Providence, Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence RI

2011 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition, Westerly Art Museum, Westerly, RI

2008 Editions/Artist Books Fair 08, Cade Tompkins Fine Arts, (featured artist) Tunnel, NY, NY

2007 Rhode Island State Council of the Arts Fellowship Winners Firehouse 13, Providence RI

2006 Editions/Artist Books Fair 06, Cade Tompkins Fine Arts, (featured artist) Tunnel, NY, NY

2006 RI State Council of the Arts Fellowship Winners, Newport Art Museum, Newport RI

2005 Drift In, Drift Out, CVPA University Gallery University of Massachusetts, N. Dartmouth, MA

2004 My Life Began at Conception? Canal Street Snake Show, 59 Canal St, NY, NY

2003 What are They Building in There? Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY

2002 Body of Work, Gallery Agniel, Providence RI

2001 Car Culture, Palo Verdes Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

2001 RISD on the Road, Westbeth Gallery, NY, NY (show travelled cross-country for a year)

2001 Digital Insight, Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA

2000 Chain Reaction, Center City Arts, Providence, RI

1999 The Photographic Persona, Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

1998 Exposure 1998, Curator: Julie Saul, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA


BIBLIOGRAPHY 


BOOKS (print)

2018 Flawed Beings, edited by Michael Kirchoff, Light Leaked, Columbia SC

2014 Victoria Crayhon: Thoughts on Romance from the Road, Zero Cento Editions, Milan Italy

2014 Petty Thieves Five, edited by Jordan Swartz, Empty Stretch Publishing, Washington DC


PERIODICAL/MAGAZINE (print)

2016 Yale Daily News, Keep the Art, Unmatch the Game, Ryan Gittler 11/04/16

2013 Holland Herald KLM, Frontlines Featured Artist: Victoria Crayhon, November 2013

2012 Washington Post, Photos Speak in Sign Language, Michael O’Sullivan 3/15/12

2011 Christian Science Monitor, Photo essay Living in Vladivostok 5/23/2011

2011 Providence Phoenix, Review of The 2011 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition, Greg Cook,

2011Vladivostok Times, Interview with Victoria Crayhon 3/2011

2010 British Journal of Photography, Portfolio-Profile, Victoria Crayhon, Thoughts on Romance

From the Road Simon Bainbridge, May 2010, pp. 50-59

2010 New Bedford Standard Times Four UMD professors awarded Fulbright Scholarships

2007 Baltimore Sun, Review of Daily Encounters at Maryland Art Place

2000 Columbus Alive, Acme Art Co. Exhibit: Victoria Crayhon: Highway Book II

1999 Providence Journal, Chain Reaction, Gallery Exhibit Review

1997 Providence Journal, Grad Students Take their Art Personally, RISD Museum MFA Exhibition.

 Bill van Siclen, May 1997

1997 RISD Views Magazine vol 9, #3, May 1997


CURATED ONLINE GALLERY/MAGAZINE FEATURES

2020 On the Road, Float Magazine

2019 The Photo Review 2019, curated by Lyle Rexer

2018 Fraction Magazine Issue 110, May 2018

2017 Light Leaked, Travel and Discovery, 8/26/17

2017 Your Daily Photograph, Duncan Miller Gallery, Santa Monica CA 1/18/17

2016 Russia and the Historical Truths of the 20th Century, Edge of Humanity Magazine 11/30/16

2016 Victoria Crayhon Takes You.. Matteo Todisco, C-41 Magazine, 07/11/16

2016 Victoria Crayhon: Far East: The Other Side of Russia, Anna Brody, Aint-Bad Magazine 6/19/16

2016 Rearranging Marquees, Joyce Tsang, Obscura Magazine 01/14/16

2016 Guest Room Curated by Lars Willumeit, Der Greif Magazine, April 2016

2015 Romantic Texts on Movie Marquees Will Break Your Heart, Claire Fallon, Huffington Post 

11/11/15

2015 Using Old Marquees to Display Clever, Poetic Messages, David Rosenberg, Slate Magazine

2015 Who’s Leaving Mysterious Messages on Marquees Across the US? Meg Miller, FastCo Design

2015 Victoria Crayhon, Featured Artist Phos Magazine: May 21- July 1

2015 Romance on the roadside: Photographer posts messages of love and heartbreak on

marquee signs across America Valery Seibert, Daily Mail UK

2015 Mysterious Text Conversations on Roadside Marquees Alison Nastasi, Flavorwire 7/11/15

2015 World Photo Organization (worldphoto.org) Interview: The Fence- Victoria Crayhon 

2014 The Photo Review, Competition Winners Issue, juried by Jennifer Blessing

2014 Demotix, 1,000 ft. Photography Exhibit unveiled at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 6/18/14

2014 Cargo Magazine, Captioning Desire, Thomas Stubblefield

2014 Light Leaked, Featured Photographer, 5/26/14

2014 LensCulture Editors Pick: Victoria Crayhon February 2014

2014 ArtPhotoMag, Victoria E. Crayhon: Far East: The Other Side of Russia 01/03/14

2014 Juxtapoz Magazine, Photographs by Victoria Crayhon, 1/3/14

2014 Quiet Lunch Magazine, A Marquee for your Thoughts?

2014 MundoFlaneur, Old School Cinema by Victoria Crayhon

2013 Big, Red and Shiny, Flash Forward Festival- Cultivated, New Photography from

 New England, Robyn Day

2013 Empty Kingdom Magazine Victoria Crayhon 12/31/13

2013 Livincool, Thoughts on Romance from the Road by Victoria Crayhon, 11/13/14

2013 Victoria Crayhon, ShotnLust

2013 Victoria Crayhon, New Landscape Photography 4/15/13

2013 FeatureShoot, Photographer Borrows Marquee Signs, Amanda Gorence, April 2013

2013 La Journal de la Photographie, Portfolio: Victoria Crayhon: Romance from the Road,

 1/10/13 

2013 Fade to Black Magazine, Issue #1 Victoria Crayhon, Interview and Portfolio

 Aptitude Media, London UK, April 2013

2013 The Ex-Boyfriend Show, Curator: Amy Hill

2010 Fraction Magazine, Victoria Crayhon Featured Artist, October 2010


CURATED ARTIST REGISTRIES

2016-present White Columns, New York, NY

2016-present ArtSpace New Haven, New Haven, CT


COLLECTIONS

2016 Alison Gibbs, Newbury MA

2016 Elizabeth Gibbs, Atlanta GA

2015 Mikkel Svane, San Francisco, CA

2014 Andrea Zielke, Hamburg Germany

2010 Principle of Truth Box, Inc. Providence RI

2006 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX

2006 Anna Galatrossa, New York, New York

2006 CITIgroup, New York, New York

2001 Vidpro International, Dallas, TX

1997 Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University, Cambridge, 

 MA


ADDITIONAL ACCOLADES

2019 Top Ten of Photo Review 2019 juried by Lyle Rexer

2015 Critical Mass Top 200

2014 Top Ten of Photo Review juried by Jennifer Blessing of Guggenheim Museum, NY, NY

2014 LensCulture Editors Pick

2013 Judges Commendation by Linda Benedict Jones, Photo Curator, Carnegie Museum,

 Pittsburgh, PA

2012 Critical Mass Top 200


TEACHING

9/18– present Professor of Photography

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth MA College of Visual and Performing Arts

9/09–8/18 Associate Professor of Photography

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth MA College of Visual and Performing Arts

9/03–9/09 Assistant Professor of Photography

University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth MA College of Visual and Performing Arts

9/00-6/03 Full Time Lecturer of Photography

University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth MA College of Visual and Performing Arts

6/03-8/03 Instructor of Photography

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI

1/02-6/02 Instructor of Photography

Stonehill College, Stonehill MA

8/00-12/00 Adjunct Professor of Art

Fordham University, NY, NY

1/00-3/00 Instructor of Photography

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI

9/99-6/00 Visiting Professor of Photography

Marlboro College, Marlboro VT Department of Art

6/98-8/98 Instructor of Photography

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI

9/96-6/97 Instructor of Photography

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI


VISITING ARTIST/CRITIC/LECTURES

2020 Artists Speak Series, Imago Foundation for the Arts Warren RI

2016 Visiting Artist, Landskrona Photo Festival, Landskrona, Sweden

2014 Visiting Artist, Simmons College Boston MA

2012 Visiting Artist and Critic, Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russian Federation

2011 Visiting Fulbright Fellow, Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russian Federation

2012 Visiting Artist FOTO Gallery, Vladivostok, RF

2010 Visiting Artist/Critic, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2007 Visiting Artist, Graphic Design Lecture Series UMass Dartmouth, MA

2006 Visiting Artist, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2003 Visiting Artist, Digital Color Printing Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI

2002 Visiting Artist and Critic, Digital Photo II Brown University, Providence RI

1999 Visiting Artist, Fordham University, NY, NY

1999 Visiting Artist, Museum School, Boston, MA

1998 Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD


RESIDENCIES, WORKSHOPS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2017 CalArts Summer Artist Residency, California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita CA 

2015 As220 Silkscreen and Letter Press Workshops, Providence RI

2014 Woodstock Center of Photography, Publishing Photography Books with Elinor Carucci and

Alan Rapp, Woodstock NY

2014 Flash Powder Workshops, (photo retreat by invitation) in North Carolina 

2012 Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, RF

2010 Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY