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 filmfreeway.com.
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,
2014 "Painter Victor Atkins gets a second wind with Come and Play" Bruce Walsh, Metro.us
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