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Born in Washington, D.C.
Lives and works in Queens, N.Y.

EDUCATION:

M.F.A. Painting, Queens College, City University of New York

B.F.A. Fine Arts, cum laude, Maryland Institute College of Art

EXHIBITIONS:

2012    Queens Borough Hall, Queens Poets & Poems exhibit, curated by Paolo Javier, NY

2012    Maple Grove Center, art exhibit & poetry reading, book launch for “Watered Down,” NY

2011    Queens Museum of Art, “Queens: Multiple Visions,” Flushing, NY

2009    Local Project, “Queens Sky,” Long Island City, NY

2008    Art and So4th, “Personal Effects,” Williamsburg, NY

2008    Local Project, “Art on Vinyl,” Long Island City, NY

2007    James Cohan Gallery, Visual AIDS Benefit, Chelsea, NY

2007    Local Project, “Secrets of Queens,” Long Island City, NY

2007    Jamaica Center for Art, “The Field,” Jamaica, NY

2006    Flushing Council on the Arts, “Beyond Reason,” Flushing, NY

2006    Jamaica Center for Art, “Mother Tongue,” Exhibit & Dialogue, Jamaica, NY

2005    Flushing Council on the Arts, “Propulsion: Immortal Energies,” Flushing, NY

2005    New York Hall of Science, Viscusi Gallery, Featured Artist, NY

2001    Open Studio, Richmond Hill, NY

1987    Tradition 3,000 Gallery, Two-Person Exhibit, East Village, NY

1987    22 Wooster Gallery, Soho, NY

1986    Central Hall Gallery, Solo Exhibit, “Bridges,” Soho, NY

1985    Barrett Art Center, “Hudson Valley ’85,” Poughkeepsie, NY

1985    Central Hall Gallery, “Person to Person,” Soho, NY

1982    El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX

1982    Ball State University Art Gallery, Muncie, IN

1981    Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Solo Exhibit, Flushing, NY

1981    The Queens Museum, Flushing, NY

1980    Jefferson Hall Invitational, Queens College, Flushing, NY

1980    Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Flushing, NY

1978    Maryland Institute College of Art, Two-Person Exhibit, Baltimore, MD

1978    Maryland Arts Council, “Young Artists,” Baltimore, MD

1978    Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

POETRY READINGS:

2017    Boundless Tales Reading Series (September 14)

            The Local, 1302 44th Ave, Long Island City, NY
            A farewell reading featuring previously featured poets

2014    Featured Poet, Pop-up Art & Poetry Event  (February 13)

            COFFEED, Long Island City, NY

            Curated by Audrey Dimola

2013    Featured Poet, Boundless Tales Reading Series  (October 17)

            The Waltz Astoria, Astoria, NY.

            Curated by Aida Zilelian

 

            Featured Poet, REZ Reading Series  (September 22)

            Odradeks Coffee House, Kew Gardens, NY.

            Curated by Deboorah Emin

               

            Featured Poet, Rez Reading Series (March 7)

            Odradek’s Coffee House, Kew Gardens, NY

            Curated by Deborah Emin

 

2012    Featured Poet, Noella Reading Series  (November 10)

            Noella’s Brew Bar, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

            Curated by John DeWind

       

            Featured Poet, Phoenix Reading Series  (July 29)

            Caffe Reggio, Greenwich Village, NY

            Curated by Michael Graves

 

            Contemporary Poetry Exhibit in honor of National Poetry Month  (April 1-30)

            Queens Borough Hall, Queens Courthouse, Kew Gardens, NY

            Curated by Paolo Javier 

 

2011    Book Launch Party, Art Exhibit, and Poetry Reading  (October 5-28)

            The Center at Maple Grove, Kew Gardens, NY 

 

            Local Authors Display, Richmond Hill Park Fair  (September 10)

            Forest Hills Park, Richmond Hill, NY

 

            Featured Poet, Poetry Marathon, REZ Reading Series  (April 26)

            Mood Restaurant, Kew Gardens, NY

            Curated by Deborah Emin

PUBLICATIONS:

Byron, Vickie. Watered Down, poetry and paintings. Georgetown, KY: Finishing Line Press, 2011. Print.

Byron, Vickie. "Matisse in Mind." Aberration Labyrinth Winter Issue [Wisconsin] Mar 2018, p.4

Web. http://aberrationlabyrinth.blogspot.com/2018/03/winter-2018-issue.html

Byron et al. REZ E-Reader, poetry and prose, March 2013. New York, NY: Sullivan Street Press, 2013. eBook. <http://sullivanstpress.com/2013/04/rez-e-reader/>.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Emin, Deborah. “At the Fair.” Sullivan Street Press. (2011, September 12). Web. <http://www.deborahemin.com/writer-diary/at-the-fair/>.

Sanclemente, Gaudys. "Multiple Visions." Queens Courier [New York City] 24 Feb 2011, p. 38. Print.

Freedman, Diana. "Many Approaches and Experiences." Artspeak [New York City] 1987, VIII (21). Print.

"In the Big Apple." The Capital [Annapolis] Mar 1986. Print.

Borak, Jeffrey. "Hudson Valley '85." Poughkeepsie Journal. (1985): p. 1D. Print.

 

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