Saturday, July 27, 2013

I moved my blog

I merged my website and blog.  I will now be blogging exclusively at
I look forward to sharing with you over there!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Artspan Benefit Art Auction

Victoria Veedell "Looking East on the Bay" oil on canvas 24" x 30"
My painting "Looking East on the Bay" was selected by the 2013 Benefit Art Auction Jurors (see list below) to be part of the Artspan Benefit Auction on April 13, 5:30 -9:00pm at SOMArts 934 Brannan St. San Francisco.   For more info and to buy tickets visit

Alessia Armeni, Co-Founder and Chief Art Officer
Jan Casey Bertrand, Owner and Art Consultant at Casey & Associates
Hal Fischer, Hal Fischer Associates
Mario Lemos, Art Consultant at Restoration Hardware
Tom O'Connor, Art Advisor and Appraiser at O'Connor & Associates
Michael Purdy, Owner and Creative Director at Cavalier by Jay Jeffers
Cecilie Starin, President at Cecilie Starin Design Inc.

VIP PREVIEW: 5:30-6:30pm
Includes advance admission, complimentary valet parking, wine tasting, gourmet hors d'oeuvres, live music & seating for live auction.
$125 in advance; $150 at the door

Includes hors d'oeuvres, open bar & wine tasting!
$50 in advance; $65 at the door

Saturday, February 9, 2013

SOMA Art Scene

Exciting plans are in the works at SOMA Artists Studios.  We are working on planning an event for the Spring Open Studio called SOMA Art Scene!  Along with opening our studios to the public on April 27 & 27 we are teaming up with Visual Aid to hold a silent auction to benefit their organization. Visual Aid encourages artists with life-threatening illnesses to continue their creative work and presents exhibitions of contemporary art at Visual Aid Gallery and community venues including Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, City Hall and the San Francisco Public Library.  Read more:
Save the date and stay tuned for more information  Saturday & Sunday April 27 & 28 11-6 Special Event - *Silent Auction* Saturday, April 27 6-9

Saturday, November 24, 2012

ArtFirst Bay Area Launch Party! Saturday, November 24 5-8pm

Today is the big day for ArtFirst a collective of Bay Area Artists.

Fine Art & Crafts Pop Up Shop  at the The Village Shops and Galleries in El Cerrito

Some high­lights include blown glass by Holly Wallace,

vintage-inspired loomed beadwork by Julie Long Gallegos,
abstract photography by kayla garelick, assemblage art by Beka Brayer, nature-based arts and crafts by Heidi Rand, mixed media and fiber arts by Grace Taormina, fused glass jewelry and handmade soap by Jane and Nadine Robbins-Laurent, artisanal botanical perfumes by Laurie Stern, painting by Victoria Veedell, Rachel Taormina and our host Mark Canepa, and much more!

The Gallery is open today at 12:00 pm. 

The Launch Party is 5-8pm  wine and yummy nibbles will be served.

November 24 - December 2
Pop Up Party - Saturday November 24, 5-8pm
The Village Shops and Galleries
10330 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito, CA 94530
Hours: Wed. - Sun. 12 pm - 6 pm

Thursday, November 22, 2012

What a Hoot!

Yesterday, I was doing research for a project for the SF Etsy Team. I spent a good part of the day looking at all the Bazaar Bizarre vendors Etsy shops and websites.    I was dazzled by the incredible talent that will be on display next weekend Dec. 1 & 2 at the Concourse in San Francisco.   I started making my shopping list!  More fabulous finds to come!

Owls are all the rage this season:

This is super cool Owl Map - made to order using a map of your choice.

Courtesy: Marissa Carter of Granny Panty Designs, Owl Map - made to order

Check out OodleBaDoodle's shop for one of a kind nerd owls!
Courtsey: Rebecca Saylor, One of a Kind City Nerd Owl

How about a Shifty Owl greeting card by MAHOOHOO 

Courtsey:  MAHOOHOO, Shifty Owl greeting card

EvelynX Gift Shop makes adorable mini owl ornaments.  Made with wool felt, fleece and cotton fabric. 100% hand embroidery                               
Courtsey: EvelynX Gift Shop, Mini Christmas Owl Ornaments       

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Tiny Show at Studio Gallery

There is still plenty of time to see the "Tiny Show" at Studio Gallery.  The show closes on December 23.  There is so much great artwork to see by 200 local artists.  Jen and Rab did a great job curating and  hanging the show.  All the work is under $400.  Very affordable and perfect for gift giving.  Who wouldn't want an original piece of art? 
Victoria Veedell "Summer Green" oil on linen 6" x 6"

There were so many red dots on walls at the opening reception on November 11.  I was happy
to learn that 2 of my paintings sold before the show opened. 

Victoria Veedell "Vermont Snow" oil on linen 6" x 6" SOLD

Courtesy Studio Gallery - San Francisco
STUDIO Gallery
1815 Polk Street
(between Washington and Jackson)
San Francisco, CA 94109


Tuesday, October 16, 2012

October is for Open Studios - October 20 - 21

Fall Open Studios - *Artspan Weekend 2*

680 Bryant @ 5th Street in San Francisco

Friday Night Reception - Hotel Utah will be outside serving up
grilled foods!
October 19, 6pm - 9pm

Saturday and Sunday
October 20th & October 21st 11am - 6pm

Open Studios will be an opportunity for the public to
purchase high quality, current art from 40 artists at great prices.