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Victor Atkins is is an award winning filmmaker and fine artist currently based in Pasadena, CA. 

He was originally based in New York City, New York where Atkins was a prevalent artist working in SoHo, Manhattan where his work was represented by the Aldrich Museum and the Louis Meisel Gallery.

From 1987 - 1999 he worked in independent film in New York City. His non-narrative short film "The Mirror Found, The Magnet Lost" awarded First Place in Experimental Short Film category at the Suffolk County Film Festival, NY in 1989.

Atkins returned to his love of filmmaking in 2019. During the pandemic he co-scripted, directed and edited his short film "Landing". He also wrote, directed and edited his second short film “The Market” that is currently in postproduction and will be released in late March 2023.

Additionally Atkins completed a Sundance Collab Directing Workshop in November, 2022.

His short film "Landing” was awarded First Place in Experimental Short Film category in the East Coast Awards Festival in 2022, and First Place in The Top Film Awards in the Low Budget short category.

To date, his film “Landing” been seen in film festivals in over 10 countries. His movie has won two first place awards, four award winner, six semi-finals, and has been selected and awarded in seventeen other film festivals around the world. All award listing can be found on

He also scripted two feature films; “The Life and Times of Isaac Whitefield”, in 2021 and “Trail Runner” in 2022. Both features are currently in development.




1963       Art Student League, NYC, NY
1964       School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY


2020      Exhibition: "Beyond The Temporal”,  Upside Down Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015       Exhibition: "Angels of Kensington: Light Over Darkness”,
                 Legend Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2014       Exhibition: Cairn University, Langhorne Manor, PA
2014       Come Play", White Stone Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014       InLiquid, Marriott at the Philadelphia Navy Yard", Philadelphia, PA
2013        Color & Light: Art & Fashion", Philadelphia, PA
2011         New Works", The Westside, West Chester, PA
2010      "Portraits of the Saints", Providence, West Chester, PA
1976        Louis Meisel Gallery, NYC



2020      Instagram May Featured Artist by: Upside Down Gallery: ART IS ESSENTIAL

2020      Mash Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018       LUZ Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014       Tenth Presbyterian Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014       "InLiquid Benefit v.14", Philadelphia, PA
2014       "Winter Group Show", White Stone Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2013       "POST", Philadelphia, PA
2013       "InLiquid Members Show", Philadelphia, PA
2013       "Convenient House Fundraiser", Philadelphia, PA
2013       "Glamorous - Art & Fashion", Ritz Carlton, Philadelphia, PA
1978        Louis Meisel Gallery, NYC
1976       "The Hue & Far Cry of Color" Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
1976        Louis Meisel Gallery, NYC
1975       "Contemporary Reflections Annual", Aldrich Museum of
                 Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1975        Lakeview Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1974      "This Floor"; Six Soho Artist Studios, NYC
1973        Gallery 202, NYC 1972, Dorsky Gallery, NYC 1970,

                 EastHampton Gallery, NYC

                Nemours/Du Pount Childrens Hospital, Wilmington, DE
                Cairn University, Langhorne Manor, PA
                Museum of Modern Art Lending Library, NYC
                Allentown Museum of Art, Allentown PA
                Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
                Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne IN

1976        April Kingsley, Art International
1976        Nancy Grove, Arts Magazine

2019      “VoyageLA magazine: Meet Atkins Studios...” Nov 4 issue
2014      "Artist Exhibit Spotlight: Come & Play by Victor Atkins " NKCDC Online News
2014      "Kensington: Artist Returns To Painting After Spiritual Encounter" Shauna Bannan,

                Philadelphia Neighborhoods
2014      "Painter Victor Atkins gets a second wind with Come and Play" Bruce Walsh,
2014      "Church Reignites the Painting of Abstract Expressionist Victor
                Atkins" Alpha Omega Arts News
2014      Winter Edition: Conspire Magazine     
2013       Victor Atkins “Ignited”: Resource Exchange Blog
2012       Art & Faith Catalogue, White Stone Gallery

1988      "Canal Street Station"
1989      "The Mirror Found, The Magnet Lost"
1989      "The Mirror Found, The Magnet Lost" 1st prize, experimental video

                 Suffolk County Film Festival
1969       Illustrator Award, Society of Illustrators. "Miles in The Sky”, Miles Davis LP Cover

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