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1999 Goldsmiths College/University of London, Masters in Fine Art.
1989 University of Washington, Seattle, BFA in Painting.

National Awards
2001 International Residencies for Artists - Grant
2000 Pollock-Krasner Fellowship
1996 Pollock-Krasner Fellowship
1995 Art Matters, Inc. New York Grant
1994 Travel Grant for MacDowell Residency

Local Awards
2006 Office of Arts and Culture Purchase
4Culture Purchase award
Gap Grant award
2004 Artist Trust - Fellowship award
'The Stranger' Genius award for a visual artist
Seattle Art Museum (Betty Bowen) award
2001 Seattle Collects - Purchase Award, Seattle Arts Commission
2000 Poncho Special Recognition Award (Seattle Art Museum)
PONCHO Artist-in-Residence at Pratt Fine Arts
1992 Washington State Artist Trust GAP Grant
1991 King County Arts Commission Gallery Grant

2001 Vivenda Santa Iria, Penedo,Portugal
1995 Centrum, Port Townsend, WA
1994 The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

Upcoming Exhibitions
2007 Northwest Bienniel @ Tacoma Art Museum
Circle-Triangle-Square @ Archer Gallery , Clark College
Frye Art museum special project
Solo show @ Howard House

Solo Exhibitions
2006 'The Lucky Ones' @ PDX Contemporary Art, Portland.
2004 'WONDERLAND' @ Howard House
'Apparent Horizon' @ PDX Contemporary Art,Portland.
2003 PICA wall project (Portland Institute of Contemporary Art) Foyer Wall Installation
2002 'Acts of Drawing' @ Howard House, Seattle
Tetris Drawings and Other New Work @ PDX Contemporary Art, Portland,
2000/01 'Borg Drawings-Resistance if Futile' @Howard House,Seattle, WA

Selected Group Exhibitons
2006 Over and Over: Passion for Process @ The Austin Museum of Art, Texas
'Take the Cake', The Stranger Genius Retrospective @ The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
'Referencing Nature' @ SAM Gallery, Seattle
'Paper Trails' @ Howard House, Seattle
'Swallow Harder' - Selections from the Ben and Aileen Krohn Collection @ Frye Art Museum
2005 Infrastructure @ Voltaire Space, London, England
Group Show, Sun Valley Arts Center.
'Unexpected Watercolor' Marylhurst College/The Art Gym Portland
'Over & Over' Krannert Art Museum, IL/Addison Gallery , Andover MA/Katonah Museum of Art
2003 Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces, curated by Anne Ellegood from the New Museum & Rhonda Howard. The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
2002 Drawing Center, New York, Selections Benefit Show
Multiplex at Bumbershoot, Seattle. Curated by Michael Van Horn
2001 LineFormColor, Howard House, Seattle Wa
"12 Views", Drawing Center, New York City, NY
2000 Ways of Living, Tablet Gallery, London
99/2000 Drawing Space, Curated by Beth Sellars at the Suyama Space, Seattle.
1999 Air Hockey Howard House, Seattle Wa
1999 Goldsmiths College, 1999 MA show.London, England
1999 Ways of Living, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. Curated by Rozalind Drummond
1998 Insignificants, Malmo,Sweden
1998 Officeworld, London, England. Curated by Karolyn Hatton
1998 The Globe Gallery, Flashpoint, Tyne and Wear, England
1994 The SPACE Gallery, Chicago, "Contrari-wise Painting",
1992 Jamison/Thomas Gallery , "Sign of the Cross", Portland, OR.

Publications and Reviews
2006 Rivet Magazine, Featured insert, Volume 17, March 30, 2006 - Swallowing Seattle, by Grant Mandarino
2005 Art in America, September 2005 #8, p.62 (Report from Seaattle)

ARTFORUM, XLIII. No 4, December Issue, p. 201 (review of 'Wonderland' show).
The Sranger, Vol 14 no.5, Oct 14-20 2004; The Stranger Genius Awards: Victoria Haven- An Artist Between Dimensions by Nate Lippens.
10/08/04, Seattle Times; Landscapes, and the terrain of the body, by Matthew Kangas.
10/01/04, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Victoria Haven's knife draws a singular 'Wonderland'. (What's Happening Section p. 22)

2002 Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces (New Museum of Contemporary Art) Essays by Anne Ellegood , Mark Wigley and Rhonda Lane Howard.
11/28-12/4/02; The Sranger, (Architecture: The Final Frontier)
11/1/02;, (Review of "Acts of Drawing" at Howard House).The Seattle Times Sheila Farr
2000 12/14-20; The Sranger, (Impossible Objects-review of "Borg Drawings" solo show @ Howard House, Seattle)p.45.
1999 12/9;Seattle Weekly; (Visual Arts Feature)p.93
12/16;The Sranger;(BIO:ART-Victoria Haven)
12/9;The Sranger;(Shapely Art: Simple Tools, Big Ideas in Local Drawing Show) p.41
11/11; The Seattle Times (Drawing the lines) Review of Suyama Show p.26
March; (Victoria Haven: Finding More Than Meets the Eye)
New American Paintings (A Quarterly Exhibition) juried by Jenny
Blessing (Guggenheim Museum). Volume I, Number VI. Spring 1996.
1994 May ; New Art Examiner (review and photo printed of "Contrari-wise Painting" at the Space Gallery, Chicago).

Selected Collections & Commissions
  Amgen, Seattle
4Culture, King County.
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Robert Ryman, New York, NY (wall drawing installation for private home)
City of Seattle -Portable Works
Great Northern Annuities, Seattle, WA
Talbot/Hagen Corporation, Bellingham, WA
SAFECO Collection-Seattle, WA

Professional Activities
2005/2006 Served on jury for Seattle Art MuseumÕs annual award
Jan. 2006 lecturer and visiting critic at Central Washington University
May 2005 visiting critic at Cornish College of the Arts
Nov. 2002 "Multi-Perspectives and Careening Order" Lecture at Henry Art Gallery
Nov. 2002 "Out of Site" Panel discussion with Anne Ellegood, Adam Ross, Jason Rogenes
Spring 2001 Nominating Committee for the Ned Behnke (Neddy)Award in Painting
July 1996- Contemporary Arts Council/Seattle Art Museum, Programming comm..
May 1996 GAP Grant Juror for Artist Trust of Washington.
Spring 1995 Center On Contemporary Art- Seattle. Programming Committee.

Slide Registries:
White Columns, NY.