Victoria Roberts

1603 York Avenue

apt.2B

New York, New York 10028

 

Born in Manhattan.

 

STUDIES

 

National Art School, major in printmaking, Sydney, Australia.

 

Certificate in Graphic Art and Web Design-Hunter College

 

Six-week editing intensive at Manhattan Edit Workshop-Avid, Final Cut ProX, After Effects.

 

Languages: English, Spanish, French

 

www.victoriaroberts.net

 

Tel (212)727-1321

 

Under contract to The New Yorker magazine as a cartoonist since 1988.

 

 

BOOKS (written and illustrated)

“After the Fall”-Norton Publishers 2012

“Cattitudes”-(reprint) Charlesbridge Books 2014

“Cattitudes”-Villard Books 1999

“Australia Felix”-Chatto & Windus 1988

“Biographees”-Chatto & Windus 1996

“My Day”-Chatto & Windus 1987

 

 

BOOKS (illustration only)

“ “Tell Me Another One”-Dell 1994

“The Tuna Gourmet”-Villard Books 1994

“Chicken Soup”-Mainstreet Books 1995

“Women Who Run with the Poodles”-Simon & Schuster 1996

“You Just Glow”-Villard Books 1997

“365 Bedtime Stories”-Broadway Books 1998

“This is Your Day”-Villard Books 1998

“The Pretty Kitty Journal”-Stewart, Tabori & Chang

“Pills for Cats”-Simon & Schuster 2003

“Is Your Cat Gay”-Simon & Schuster 2004

“Is Your Dog Gay?’-Simon & Schuster 2004

 

PUBLICATIONS

The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, Barron’s, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, Town & Country, Business Week, Pug Talk, Real Simple, Ms., Reader’s Digest, Healthy Living, Playboy, The Nation Review, The Australian.

 

CARTOON STRIPS

“My Sunday”-appeared weekly in Nation review (Australia), also in Literary Review (Scotland), Uno Más Uno (Mexico), and Vrij Nederland (Holland).

“The Yark”-Nation Review (Australia)

“Cleo Writes”-Cleo Magazine (Australia)

“Little Women”-Ms. Magazine

 

ANIMATION

“Goodbye Sally Goldstein”-artist, writer, director.

“The Maitland and Morpeth Quartet”-artist

 

THEATRE (writer and performer)

“The Life of Truman Capote”-Dixon Place

“Les Quattre Filles du Docteur March”-Dixon Place

“Fridalogue”-P.S 122

“Forty Winks”-Dixon Place

“Nona”-National Museum for Women (D.C.) and Urban Stages (N.Y.C.)

“The Nibbler”-Canadian Short Festival (London, Ontario)

 

RADIO

The Life of Truman Capote-ABC Radio (Australia)

Divinity Fudge (WNYC)

 

GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

 Alliance Française Travelling Art Scholarship

Creative Development grant from the Australia Film Commission (for “Goodbye Sally Goldstein”)

Venice Studio (Australia Council)

Australian Bicentennial Award (for “Australia Felix”)

 

EXHIBITIONS

Australian Consulate-2005

INBA (Mexico)-1996

New Yorker travelling exhibitions-1988 to present

Rex Irwin Gallery-1984

Numerous collective shows

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Dixon Place-fundraising for experimental theatre-three years

Volunteer art teacher at the Olivieri Centre for Homeless women-three years

Volunteer at B’nai Jeshurun overnight shelter-one year

Starting “Taller CCC” after school workshop for teens in el Valle del Maíz, San Miguel Allende-taller de comics, cuento y cine-one year