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Victoria Cantons (b. 1969, London, UK) is a BA Painting graduate of Wimbledon College of Arts (2017) and Turps Art School (2018). Due to coronavirus related interruptions, completing her MFA in Painting at Slade School of Fine Art has been delayed to 2021. She received the Felix Slade Scholarship in 2018. Cantons studied Drama for The Stage and Screen at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA South) (1995-1997). Most recently she initiated and curated the Slade Masters Showcase at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery (2020) and went on to curate MA/MFA Slade graduates in London Grads Now. at Saatchi Gallery (2020).

 

Cantons is a cross-disciplinary artist and curator with primarily a drawing and painting practice that can be best described as figurative and colourist with political undercurrents. Her work is informed by a multinational and multicultural upbringing and a background in photography and theatre as well as the fact that she is also transgendered. 

 

Lives and works in London.

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