Victoria Wallace

Encaustic painting featuring a silhouette of a barren tree with a murder of crows. Blue, yellow, and brown swirled background.

Silhouette Series #52, 2020, encaustic, India ink, oil pastel, and oil paint, 6″ x 6″

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About the artist:

Victoria Wallace is a Peterborough-based mixed media artist, and arts educator. She operated a successful mural and specialty paint finish company in Toronto for over 25 years. Her work is shown in galleries in Toronto, Mississauga, Peterborough, Haliburton, Warkworth, and in festivals and exhibitions across Ontario. Victoria teaches at the Haliburton School of Art and Design, Fleming College, Humber College Assembly Hall, and LucSculpture, in Toronto.

Victoria’s extensive commissions include work for television, film, theatre, restaurants, businesses, and private collections across Canada, and internationally. Her paintings, which range from high realism to abstraction, are infused with the ‘trompe l’oeil’ influence she mastered through years of mural painting.

“In my art work, I surrealistically render nature, animals, circus-inspired characters and subject matter, distilled from my own idiosyncratic narrative; I juxtapose the feasible with the absurd. But I also like to indulge my passion for painting cityscapes and landscapes, where I live and the places I visit. Consequently, because of these two directions I take my work in, there is often a cross-pollination of fantasy and realism.” — Victoria Wallace

interior view of Victoria Wallace's studio featuring work tables and art supplies

Victoria Wallace’s Studio

Victoria Wallace shares a studio space with Miguel Hernandez Autorino.


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Exhibitions

Installation view of KAST Selections exhibition. From Left: Paul Nabuurs, Bronson Smith, David Hickey

It’s All About ARTISTS Preview Exhibition

Jane LowBeer, String Theory, 2015, monotype on paper, 22" x 28"

Peer Christensen, Park & Lansdowne St., Peterborough, oil on canvas, 2019

Jeffrey Macklin, #typography collage

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Sep 19, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

The Art Gallery of Peterborough is currently open to the public, by appointment

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