Recent Accomplishments & Upcoming Events
Victor is extremely happy to announce two of his three paintings, Experience Counts, Looking For Work and Riding Point were selected by judges at the American Plains Artists 34th Annual Juried Exhibit to receive awards. Experience Counts won the prestigious, Publisher’s Award of Excellence, and Looking For Work was the hosting facility’s board member’s choice for the Arrowhead Award.
Victor's western painting Kansas, has been accepted into this year’s Western Regional Exhibition of Traditional Oils. The 2019 exhibition will be held at Sorrel Sky Gallery, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 1 - November 30, 2019, and promises to be an enjoyable show.
Victor will participate in the Bosque Art Classic, an annual juried and judged art show and sale hosted by the BAC Art Council. Over the years, it has become a national show which includes entries from international artists as well. The show is currently in its 34th year. It is open to all artists who create realistic/representational art.
Victor has been selected to participate in the 2019 Phippen Museum's Hold Your Horses Invitational Exhibition and Sale in the Marley Gallery, August 3rd through September 22nd, 2019. Horse lovers, art enthusiasts and Western art collectors alike will be enthralled with the popular, annual exhibition and sale, Hold Your Horses! In tribute to the horse, that powerful, loyal and hardworking companion of all mankind, and in the same tradition as classic Western artists of the past, this very special invitational exhibition and sale offers artwork focused entirely on the horse. Museum members FREE and Guests $12 each.
Victor has been invited to the 38th Annual Western Art Show and Sale. The Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show and Sale is one of the most respected and prestigious western art exhibitions in the Rocky Mountain Region. A visit to Cheyenne Frontier Days wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Old West Museum to see and experience the outstanding works of art on display.
Victor is excited to announce that he has been chosen for Artist of the Month for July, 2019, at the Museum of Western Art located in Kerrville, TX. The Museum of Western Art is dedicated to excellence in the collection, preservation, and promotion of Western Heritage and the education and cultural enrichment of our diverse audiences. The museum will display 13 of Victor's original paintings for the 30 day period and Victor will provide a presentation at the museum describing his paintings and his process, at 5 to 7:30pm, July 18, 2019. We hope you will attend.
Victor's painting Dusty, has been selected by the jurors for the NOAPS "Best of America" Small Paintings National Exhibition presented by the RS Hanna Gallery in Fredricksburg, Texas March 1st - April 6th, 2019. Plan to attend! Juried from hundreds of artist entries to these 126 artists, this small works show offers exceptional work.
Victor's painting She's All Business, won the Arrowhead Award at the 33rd Annual American Plains Artists Juried Show at Fort Concho, San Angelo, TX. The painting sold after the show.
Victor's painting Still Riding, won the first TrueArt American Plains Award at the American Plains Artists Annual Juried Show at Fort Concho, San Angelo, TX. The painting sold immediately after the show.
Victor has been invited to Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum Western Spirit Art Show. The 37th Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale, which features over 100 western artists from across the country and can be seen March 3, 2018 through April 15, 2018. The opening reception for the 2018 Western Spirit Art Show and Sale takes place on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum. Five of Victor's Western paintings were accepted: Riding Point, Lonesome Road Home, Juan, Horse Thief, Preparing the Lasso.
Victor's painting Reflections, has been selected by the jurors for the NOAPS Fall International On-line Exhibition. The National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters from all across North America and International Artists to apply to their exhibit honoring the best in oil and acrylic painting. NOAPS has been showcasing the talents of oil and acrylic painters since 1991.
Victor entered his painting, Eagle's Nest in the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society 27th Annual BEST OF AMERICA Exhibition. Since 1991, the National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) has been showcasing the remarkable talents of thousands of oil and acrylic painters.
Victor has included his painting Buddies in the American Plains Artists 32nd Annual Juried Exhibit & Sale. The 2017 Awards Juror is Alfredo Rodriguez.
Happy to announce Victor will show two fo his Western paintings, Roping a Calf and Prince in the Breckenridge 26th Annual Juried Art Show & Competition. This year's juror is John Cook, whos exhibitions include the prestigious W H Patterson gallery in London, with members of Parliament visiting. As well as shows in New York, Colorado, California, Florida, South Carolina, Indiana, Arizona, and many venues from Texas and Oklahoma.
Victor entered his painting of Precious and was accepted into the Oil Painters of America’s Twenty-sixth Annual National Exhibition to be held at Eisele Gallery of Fine Art in Cincinnati, Ohio from May 12 through June 10, 2017.
Victor Victor was chosen as a Spotlight Artist in the May, 2017 edition of Southwest Art Magazine along with his painting, Precious.
Victor was selected as a finalist in Portraiture with his painting The Girl Next Store in the 12th International ARC Salon Competition. This year there were 1,006 finalist works by 640 artists from 63 countries, representing 32% of works submitted.
Victor has been invited to show his painting, Blaze in Northern Colorado’s Premier Art Show. The National Greeley Art Exhibition April 28, 29, 30, 2017. This national juried show is dedicated to funding scholarships to outstanding Weld County Students who desire to pursue careers in the arts.
Beginning June 3, 2016, St. Louis residents will have the opportunity to experience some of the world's finest botanical artwork, created by members of the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA), at The Beauty of Botanicals: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Botanical Art, hosted by OA Gallery, the premier representational art gallery in St. Louis.
A large crowd was on hand at the reception and awards presentation of the 2016 50th Anniversary of the National Greeley Art exhibition held at the Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley CO April 29, 2016. Juror Don Weller had his job cut out to jury 100 pieces of two dimension and nine pieces of three dimension art from the 374 entries for the show.
Victor entered his painting, Rampage in the 2016 Spring National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society International on-line Exhibit. Since 1991, the National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) has been showcasing the remarkable talents of thousands of oil and acrylic painters.
Cowboy True is a celebration to honor actual cowboys and the art, gear and trappings that come from their daily lives. This unique weekend of cowboy art, music and food will be held at Bridwell Agriculture Center on 111 N. Burnett in Wichita Falls, TX on April 1 & 2 , 2016.
Exhibit and show hours: Friday, April 1: Set up, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Bridwell Ag Center garage doors open from 8:00a.m.-11:00a.m.; doors will close at 11:00a.m.); Art show judging, 4:00 p.m.; Opening reception and exhibit, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2: Public viewing of exhibit, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Exhibit, dinner and auction, 5:30p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Victor was selected as 1 of 13 finalists chosen in Southwest Art magazine's, Artistic Excellence Art Competition. As a finalist, Victor's work Brahma Bull, "Old Red" was published in the Dec. 2015 issue, Southwest Art magazine Artistic Excellence Portfolio and on the Southwest Art website.
What inspired this painting? "The Old West comes to life twice daily when genuine Texas cowhands drive a herd of Texas longhorns down Exchange Avenue in Fort Worth, TX. That is where I first saw Old Red on a hot July day, with his head hung low and looking hot and tired. I knew I had to capture that iconic face."
See more of Victor's work featured in the following Southwest Art magazine issues:
- Nationally Emerging Artists, Sep 2015
- Ones to Collect, Oct 2015
- Art of Texas, Mar 2016
- Off the Easel, May 2016
- Ones to Collect, Oct 2016
- Art of Texas, Mar 2017
- Art of Texas, May 2017
The Contemporary Western Art Show and Sale Will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2015 in the Mountain Oyster Club. The Mountain Oyster Art Show is one of the oldest and best known contemporary western art shows in the country. For forty three years both emerging and established western artists have shown their works in the historic setting of the Mountain Oyster Club. Each year there are approximately 200 artist participants representing over 400 works seen by the public for the very first time.
Cottonwood Art Festival is a semi-annual event which features works from the nation's top visual artists. Located in scenic Cottonwood Park in Richardson, Texas, this prestigious art show has been a part of Richardson life for over forty years.
The festival is Saturday, October 3, 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday, October 4, 10 AM to 5 PM. Cottonwood Park is located at 1321 W. Belt Line Road, one block east of Coit Road in Richardson, TX. Parking and admission are free. The artists’ works are available for purchase, as are food and beverages, and some children’s events require a fee.
After completing 2 successful years, Western Trappings on The Llano is excited about the 2015 exhibit and sale. Several changes were made this year with the most important being the opening date of the exhibit has been moved to September 18, 2015 and the ending date has moved to November 15, 2015. The exhibit will be held in the Llano County Historical Museum, located at 310 Bessemer. We are excited about these changes and look forward to seeing everyone in Llano, Texas for a great time and a great exhibit.
Exhibit opens September 19, 2015 – open to the general public 9 am to 5 pm and during normal museum hours for the duration of the exhibit. Free admission.
Auction – September 19, 2015 – 1 pm at the American Legion Hall.
We're on our way for the 24th Annual Juried Art Show, Competition and Sale with this year's juror, Randy Meador, voted Texas Watercolorist of the Year twice. The exhibition will be in our Main and East Galleries from July 28th through September 5th, 2015. This is an international as well as national show. Competition includes 2D and 3D art awarding $6000 in prize money.Join us in Oklahoma for the 2015 Arts Festival! Saturday, August 30 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Sunday, August 31 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday, September 1 11:00 am to 4:00 pm