1997 Rhode Island School of Design, MFA Photography 

1994 New York University, BFA Photography with Honors


2022 Provost Summer Research Fellowship, Umass Dartmouth

2018 J. William Fulbright Foreign Research Scholarship, Irkutsk, RF

2016 Provost Summer Research 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


2023 Encontros Da Imagem Photo Book Collection, Braga PT

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


2024 Distant Early Warning Line, Off70 Gallery, Hancock MD

2023 Distant Early Warning Line, Gallery 263, Cambridge MA

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

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

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 (3 person)

2005 Reading Between the Lines: Houston Center of Photography, Houston TX (3 person)

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


2024 Photo Book Winners Exhibition Belfast Photo Festival, Belfast, GB-NIR

2023 Encontros da Imagem Photo Book Finalists Exhibition, Galeria da Estação, Braga PT

2023 Photographic Visions, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, HU

2022 Everything is Narrative, Subjectively Objective: Gallery 2A, Rochester Hills MI

2021 Political Statement, Loosen Art, Millepiani Gallery, Rome, IT

2021 Movies Real and Imagined Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY

2021 Riverviews Artspace 13th Annual National curated by Elsabe Dixon, 11/5/21-12/10/21

2020 A Romantic Comedy, Wallplay, Brooklyn NY

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 GR

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

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


BOOKS (print)

2023 It Says We're Not Real, Volume II, Victoria Crayhon, Pawtucket RI

2023 Green Land Blue Water from Distant Early Warning Line, Victoria Crayhon, Pawtucket RI

2021 Everything is Narrative, Subjectively Objective, Rochester Hills MI

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


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 MFA Exhibition,

Bill van Siclen, May 1997

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


2024 Words and Pictures curated by Aline Smithson, Center for Fine Arts Photo 5/24-1/25

2023 Musee Magazine Women Crush Wednesday: Victoria Crayhon 11/23

2023 Innovate Grant Honorable Mention: Victoria Crayhon's Descriptive Markers

2023 Fraction Magazine 167, 15th Anniversary Issue

2023 Site: Brooklyn Gallery, Landscape Constructed and Wild curated by Alexxa Gotthardt

2022 Der Greif, Wild Loneliness curated by Kathrin Schönegg

2022 The Post Communist and Socialist World, Atlantika Collective

2022 Political Statement, Loosen Art

2020 El Que Busca, Encuentra.. y Sigue Encontrando, White

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

2017 Your Daily Photograph, Duncan Miller Gallery, Santa Monica CA

2016 Russia and the Historical Truths of the 20th Century, Edge of Humanity Magazine

2016 Victoria Crayhon Takes You.. Matteo Todisco, C-41 Magazine

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

2016 Rearranging Marquees, Joyce Tsang, Obscura Magazine

2016 Guest Room Curated by Lars Willumeit, Der Greif Magazine

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


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 ( 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

2014 Juxtapoz Magazine, Photographs by Victoria Crayhon

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

2013 Livincool, Thoughts on Romance from the Road by Victoria Crayhon

2013 Victoria Crayhon, ShotnLust

2013 Victoria Crayhon, New Landscape Photography

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

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

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


2016-2022 White Columns, New York, NY


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


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

1999 Visiting Artist, Fordham University, NY, NY

1999 Visiting Artist, Museum School, Boston, MA

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


2023 La Baldi Artist Residency, Montegiovi, IT

2022 Panelist, Idaho State Arts Grant Commission, Individual Artists Fellowships 22/23

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

2014 Flash Powder Workshops by Flash Powder Projects, NC

2012 Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, RF

2010 Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY