Born in Washington, D.C.
Lives and works in Queens, N.Y.
M.F.A. Painting, Queens College, City University of New York
B.F.A. Fine Arts, cum laude, Maryland Institute College of Art
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
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
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
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/>.
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.