Biography

 

Victoria Eleanor Bradford is an artist, designer, and athlete. She works primarily in the fields of performance, video, and installation, with training in the visual arts and an upbringing in theatre, dance, and voice. Victoria received an MFA in Studio from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Notre Dame. She lives in Chicago, IL and continues to cultivate projects in her home state of Louisiana.

Victoria has created images, objects, installations and performances with numerous collaborators in Chicago and nationally. She is honored in 2017 to be presented in relation to two historically significant dance figures, first as the featured artist to present a workshop in conjunction with Embodiment Abstracted: The Influence of Yvonne Rainer at Gallery 400. She will also mount a public project and performance in cooperation with the MCA Chicago’s Merce Cunningham: Common Time exhibition.

Awards and recognitions include: DCASE Theatre and Dance Residency for 2016, Featured Artist for Chicago Artists Month 2015 with Neighborhood Dances also presented as an Affiliate Program for the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery, High Concept Labs Sponsored Artist. She has also been produced in conjunction with the McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Decordova Sculpture Park & Museum, the MCA Chicago, Open House Chicago, Chicago Artists Coalition, Design Cloud Gallery, LUMEN Video and Performance Festival, and Sullivan Galleries, among others.