Vicky Randall Sculptor



Master of Fine Art Sculpture. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL  1979

Bachelor of Fine Art Painting and Sculpture, Minor in Metalsmithing and Drawing.

            Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN  1975



Teaching Experience

Metal Fabrication, CSSP, RCAD, 2016

Artist Facilitor. RC3, Ringling College of Art and Design, 2013-2015

CORE:Three-Dimensional Design.  Ringling School of Art and Design,  Sarasota FL  1996 - current

International Baccalaureate Sculptor.  Riverview High School, Sarasota FL  2000 - 2004      

Faculty Member.  Ringling School of Art and Design's Pre-college Program  2000 - current

Hand-on Workshop for Sarasota County School Board.  "Classroom on Wheels" Continuing Education 

In Service Training, Sarasota Co. Art Teachers  1989 - 2000

Children's Summer Program Instructor.  Sarasota Visual Arts, Sarasota FL  1990 - 95

Bronze Casting Workshop.  Penland School, Penland, NC  1988

Resin-sand Mould Making Workshop.  Emporia State University, Emporia KS  1982

Assistant Professor of Art / Head of Sculpture.  Bethany College, Lindsborg KS  1980 - 85

Coordinator of Visiting Artist Mini-Grant, ACCK.  Bethany College 1980, 1983

Graduate Assistantship to Museum Exhibits Preparator.  University Museum and Art Galleries, 

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL  1977-1979

Teaching Assistant / Drawing Instructor.  Southern Illinois University  1977 - 79


Professional Experience

Art Parks International, Sculpture Park, UK, current

Attended Venice Biennale, 1999-2015

Student,  Aabate Zanetti Glass School, Murano, Italy  2013

Student, Pilchuck, Workshop, 2012

Recipent, RCAD Professioanl Development Grant, 1997-2016

Lecture, What is Public Art?  Mack B Gallery. 2006

Owns and operates Vicky Randall Studios.  Sarasota FL  1989 - current

Co-Chair Coordinating Docent training for the Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Season 2006

Juror for over 100 Arts and Crafts Shows, Fairs, & Festivals  1980- current

Mentor, 6th Annual Selby Scholar Symposium, December, 2005

Board Member, Public Art Committee. City of Sarasota [Vice President 2003]  2001 - November  2004

Studio Master for the moderization of the 3-D Design Studio.  Ringling School of Art and Design  1998

Artist's sculpture and studio featured in film "Palmetto"  1997

Technical Film Advisor for studio sets, techniques, artist role development for Castle Rock Films  1997

Technical Advisor.  Sculpture Garden, Sarasota Visual Arts Center, Sarasota FL  1996

Artist of the Year Sarasota County  1993

Installed Sarasota City's first "Art in Public Places" piece "Clockwork of Convergence"  1992

The Bildhauer Symposium.  Mertigen, W Germany  1983

Sculpture Study Sabbatical.  Henry Moore, Much Haddem, England; Barbara Hepworth, St. Ives  1983

   "I am a tool-using primate!  I don't think tools are necessary to get a job done but it does make it easier" -VR


Areas of Competence

Classical figure sculpture and drawing

Casting in various alloys in bronze, brass, iron, aluminum and glass

Patination with fume, hot, cold, dip, and stumbling

Casting in various alloys in bronze, brass, iron and aluminum

Fabrication with flat and formed metal using oxyacetylene, tig, mig, and arc

Metalsmithing gold/silver jewelry hot and cold fabrication, casting, gem cutting and setting

Exhibition Prepartion research, design, installation, lighting, and gallery practices

Drawing using traditional and improvisational techniques, materials and application

 Wood lamination and solid carvings


Selected Presentations

Presenter in discussions, slide lectures and Open Studio demonstrations to numerous groups:

Slide/lecture presentation, "10 x 10", June, 2016

Presenter, Career Day, Fruitville Elementary School, Sarasota, FL  2006

What is Public Art?  Mack B Gallery, February, 2006

Art Career Presenter, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, Feb. 24, 2005

Panel Discussion Presenter,  Framing Time - FATE Conference, Sarasota FL  April  2003

10x10 Panel Discussion.  AIA FL Gulf Coast Chapter, Sarasota FL  Oct 17, 2003

smARTalk Panel Discussion.  Sarasota County Arts Council, Sarasota FL  April 20, 2004

Presentation.  FATE Conference, Boston MA  2001;

FATE Conference, Denver CO  1999

Lecture.  Booker Career Day, Booker High School; Fruitville Elementary School, Sarasota FL  1996

Slide Lecture.  Pineview Arts Day; Southside Arts Day; Sarasota Co Arts Day  1993

Slide Lecture.  Ringling School of Art and Design; Sarasota FL  1992

Workshop Demonstration.  Ringling Museum Children Art Festival, Sarasota FL  1991

Presentation and workshop,  Wichita State Univ, Wichita KS; 1984


Public Art / Permanent Collections

"Clockwork: Six Weeks in July" maquette, Louis Modern, Public Art, 2014

"Clockwork: Six Weeks in July", Ringling College of Art and Design 2007 [competition]

"Clockwork: JF",  1350 Main, [commissioned] 2006

Represented in public art installations and in over fifty private collections in the US and Germany

  "Live This Day"  Oncology Hematology Center, Sarasota FL [commission]  2003

 "Clockwork: Another Passage"  Western MI Univ Sculpture Tour, Kalamazoo, MI  2001- 04

 "Clockwork: A Slice of Life"  Sarasota Co. Office Complex, Site Specific Competition [second place]  1998

 "Clockwork: A Slice of Life II" Rialto Films, Los Angeles CA  1997

 "A Slice of Life I"  Volker Schlondorff, Potsdam, Germany  1997

 "Clockwork of Convergence"  ADP Group, Theater & Arts District, Sarasota FL [commission]  1992

 "Clockwork for Naiad"  Women's Resource Center, Sarasota FL [competition]  1991

 "Clockwork for the Evening" Sculpture Garden at Sarasota Arts Center, Sarasota FL  1991

 "Uhrwerke"  Susdalh, Donaworth W Germany [traveling exhibit] 4￿x8￿.5￿  1983 - 88

 "Uhrwerke"  Charolette Tangerding, Donaworth W Germany  1983

 "A Builder's Dream"  Home Federal Bank, Nashville TN  1975

"A Child's Mother"  Middle Tennessee State Univ, Murfreesboro TN  1975


Selected Exhibitions

Participant in over 175 Invitational, Juried and One-Person Exhibitions, including:

Small Works, [Blank] Slate Gallery, July, 2016

Group Participation, Drawing Dialogue, Romania, July, 2016

Four Person Exhibit, Alyn Gallup Contemporary Gallery, May, 2016

Highlands Museum of the Arts, Seabring, Florida  Group Exhibition March 2015  

"Assiduous Applications", Two Columns Gallery, Sarasota, FL 2014 &15

I-Concepts. Art Association Sarasota, 2011-2013

Artists That Made Sarasota Famous, Art Center Sarasota, December 2012   

WOW 2, Monumental Sculpture, Invitational, Fort Pierce, FL April 2008

Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Invitational, Sarasota, FL  November, 2006

 "Clockwork: Another Passage", Silver Beach County Park. MI 2006

 "Clockwork: Another Passage" Krasl Museum, St. Joseph, MI  2004 - 05

Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Invitational, November - May 2006

Faculty Exhibition.  Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota FL  1996 - 2016 

Group Show.  Alyn Gallup Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sarasota FL  2002

The 1997 Florida Invitational.  Sarasota Visual Art Center, Sarasota FL  1997

Off and On The Wall.  Sculpture Invitational.  Art League of Manatee County, Bradenton FL  1996

Downtown Connection: Through the Eye of the Artist.  Sarasota Visual Art Center [first place]  1994

Exhibition by Artists of the Year.  Sarasota Visual Art Center 1994

Artist of the Year: Vicky Randall Solo Exhibition.  Sarasota Visual Art Center  1993

Invitational Beth-El - 93.  St. Petersburg FL

3 Prime + 1.  3-person show. Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota FL

Randall & Ging.  2-person show. Hodgell Gallery  1992

Invitational Beth-El - 92.  St. Petersburg FL. [merit award]

Artist of the Year Invitational Exhibition.  Sarasota Art Association, Sarasota FL

Sarasota Art Association Invitational. Sarasota Art Association [3rd place award]  1991

Invitational Beth-El - 91.  St. Petersburg FL

Warm Art/Cold Steel.  2-person show.  Hodgell Gallery  1990

Invitational Beth-El Art Festival - 90.  St. Petersburg FL

Serious Whimsey.  Invitational Exhibition.  Hodgell Gallery

Invitational Exhibition.  Cognizart Gallery, Osprey FL

Sculpture Exhibition.  The Trotzig Gallery, Indian Rocks Beach FL

Che & Randall.  2-person show.  Hodgell Gallery  1989

Florida Institute of Fine Art Faculty Exhibition.  Florida Institute, Osprey FL

Invitational Group Show.  Hodgell Gallery

Penland Faculty Exhibition.  Penland School of Art and Design, Penland NC  1988

Trostberger Sculpture Park.  Poech W Germany  1985

Sudslahl.  Meritigen W Germany

Invitational.  4-person show. Sandzen Gallery, Lindsborg KS  1984

Sudslahl.  Mertigen W Germany  1983

Lutheran Colleges Art Faculty Exhibition.  Minneapolis MN

Invitational.  4-person show. Sandzen Gallery

Smokey Hill Juried Art Exhibition.  Hays KS

Invitational.  Marymount College, Salina KS  1982

Kansas Sculptors Exhibition.  Lawrence KS

Lost Wax/Found Friends.  Eastern Montana State University, Billings MT



Publications & Media

Photo/Article, Herald Tribune, May, 2016

Photo/Article "Artist Original Story", Herald Tribune, Marty Fugate, September, 2015

Photo/Article "Vicky Randall Artist" STYLE. Su Byron, November, 2015

Photo/Article. "Vicky Randall Catches The Wind", Arts.heraldtribune, January 6, 2014

Photo/Article. "Sculpture with a Twist", Senses Art and Culture Magazine, March 2007  

 "More Durable", by Joan Altabe.  Herald-Tribune  August 3, 2006

Who's Who of American Women, 24-27 Edition, 2007

"Steel A Glance" Mark Ormond,  Review, Sarasota Magazine, May 2006

Article,  "Season of Sculpture", Southern Living Magazine, April, 2006

Who's Who of American Teacher, Publication, 2004-current               

Personal Appearance, "City Focus", Access Sarasota, February 2006

Article. "Heavy Metal" Deborah Seeber, Style Magazine, September 2005

Article. "Sculptures show importance of location". Kevin Costello, Sarasota Herald, July 17, 2005

Personal Appearance. "At the Movies: You Gotta Have Art", Comcast Cable TV, , Sept. 29, 2004

Review. "Randall's sculpture "Live This Day", enhances lives" by Kevin Costello. Sarasota Herald.  Nov.  2003

Photo.  "Beautiful sky." Sarasota Herald Tribune  Oct 5, 2003

Article.  "Community in Action: "Goodwill Foundation's fund-raiser." Sarasota Herald  March 19, 2003

Photo / Article.  "Gardens and Watery Delights." Style Magazine of Sarasota Herald-Tribune  June 2, 2002

Review.  "Ringling Show Remarkable for Two Works" by Kevin Costello.  Sarasota Herald Oct 2000

Feature Article.  "Industrial Strength."  Sarasota Magazine, Sarasota FL  Nov 2002

Article.  "Art , Business are Beneficial Combination." Sarasota Herald-Tribune  Aug 25, 1999

Photo / Review.  "Back to the Garden" by Joan Altabe. Sarasota Herald-Tribune  March 22, 1996

Photo.  "Artists of Steel." Sarasota Herald-Tribune  March 25, March 26, 1996

Group Review.  "Angry Show Displays Greatness" by Joan Altabe.  Sarasota Herald-Tribune  Oct 25, 1996

Article.  "In the Public Domain" by Joan Altabe.  Sarasota Herald-Tribune  Sept 10, 1995

Article.  "A Guided Tour of the Arts"  Black Tie Magazine January 1996

Feature Article.  "Sarasota's Most Wanted Visual Artists"  Sarasota Arts Review  Jan - Feb 1995

Photo / Article.  "The Language of Sculpture: Vicky Randall Sculptor" RSAD Library Association  Feb 1992

Cover.  On Art and the Artist.  West Coast Woman  Aug 1992

Article.  "A Place of their Own?" by Iris Forrest. Sarasota Arts Review  May - June 1991

Cover. "Clockwork for Vergette".  Art Calendar  Aug 1991

Feature.  "Artspeak: Vicky Randall" Sarasota Arts Review  Aug - Sept 1991

Article.  "WCA Celebrates WRC" by Thyrza Jacocks. Pelican Press  June 7, 1990

Article.  "The Sculpture of Vicky Randall" by Kevin Costello. West Coast Woman  July - Aug 1990

Article.  "Vicky Randall's Work Recognized!" The Lindsborg News-Record, Aug 9, 1990

Group Review.  "Artgest" by Kevin Dean and Kay Kipling. The Longboat Observer  July 13, 1989

Photo. "A Showcase of the Arts." Sarasota Herald-Tribune  Nov 18, 1989

Photo.  Sculpture International  3.5  1983 



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