"Mrs. Collins' Work As Art Buyer A Pleasure For Her
And Public," Greensboro Daily News, Monday,
25 August 1975, p. B16.
As manager of the art program for the North Carolina
National Bank, Nancy Anne Collins doesn't even regard her job as
work, she says. she enjoys it that much; and well she might.
She has selected the 75 prints and paintings that
will hang in the bank's new office building opening today and has
commissioned for it a new sculpture by Victor Pickett of Old Dominion
University in Norfolk, Va.,...
Krebs and Jim Shertzer, "The Answer Is Sculpture,"
Winston-Salem Journal, Tuesday, 5 August 1975.
|"3 Sculptors to Be Chosen To Do Hanes
Mall Work," Winston-Salem
Journal, 20 August 1974.
director of the Gallery of Contemporary Art, will meet tomorrow with
a representative of the developers of Hanes Mall to help choose three
sculptors to create works to be placed in the mall being built on
Potter said three of the sculptors are form the Southeast; Victor
Pickett, who teaches at Old Dominion College in Norfolk;...
The Virginian-Pilot, Tuesday, 2 October 1973, p. B4.
Citizens trust Bank art gallery opened at the bank's main office on
Crawford Parkway Sunday night with at preview showing of the Citizens
Trust Invitational featuring works of top Virginia artists. Artists
everett Winrow and Victor Pickett...
|"Mr. Pickett Explains Sculpturing
Techniques," Kinston Daily Free
Press, Friday, 1 December 1972, p. 15.
at a regular meeting of the Art Study Club and guests Tuesday afternoon,
Mr. Victor A. Pickett of Norfolk, Va., gave a vivid and effective
description of the art of sculpture, his chosen career.
Commission Finalists Announced," The News and Observer,
Sunday, 5 November 1972, p. 6-V.
North Carolina National Bank has chosen five finalist
in a competition being staged for a $30, 000 sculpture commission
to design a monumental sculpture for the bank's NCNB Plaza in Winston-Salem.
...and Victor Pickett of Norfolk, Va., a Durham native who works in
"Area art lures businessmen to bring industry
into Virginia," The Ledger-Star, 8 February
1972, p. A7.
Since the Medici family of 15th Century
Florence, commerce and industry has patronized the arts. Now art is
returning the favor.
...Last autumn, the second package, a series of multiple editions
of a free-form aluminum sculpture by Victor Pickett, an associate
professor of art at Old Dominion University, was present.
formed Aluminum Becomes Virginia's Gift to Business Leaders,"
American Metal Market, Thursday, 30 September 1971, p. 11.
Victor Pickett is a sculptor and an Associate Professor
of Art at Old Dominion University here.
|F.D. Cossitt, "The Art
Faculty And Its Methods," The Virginian-Pilot,
Sunday, 17 May 1970, p. C7.
|Fay Zetlin, "The Museum's...,"
Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, 19 April 1970, p. C7.
Norfolk Museum's current show of twelve Virginia Sculptors open April
12th and will run through May 3rd.
For example; Victor Pickett's "Transparent" is a clear polished
acrylic cylinder with two warped planes cut into its surface...
|F.D. Cossitt, "Patrons
of the Arts," Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, 12 April
1970, p. C7.
United Virginia Bank/Seaboard Citizens
has just opened an imposing new headquarters building in downtown
Norfolk that is embellished with many works by Virginia artists.
At least one major commission resulted from this collection endeavor,
that being Victor Pickett's two revolving pieces done in stainless
steel and hanging in the banking area proper...
|John Flanigan, "Art
League Opens Season With Dinner Critique," The Progress-Index,
Thursday, September 18, 1969.
Members and guests of the Petersburg Art League met
last night at the Petersburg County Club for a dinner meeting and
art critique by Victor pickett, assistant professor of art at Old
Dominion University of Norfolk.
|"At Norfolk Museum: Garden
Gallery toasted," The Ledger-Star, Monday,
18 March 1968, p. 10.
Art enthusiasts toasted the
opening of the Norfolk Museum's Garden Gallery Saturday evening with
cocktails and the purchase of paintings.
|Ruth W. Burgess, "J.
Carlton Potts Wins CAAA Trophy," The Progress-Index,
Monday, 10 March 1969.
...There were a considerable
number of entries in the show, with the judge, Victor Pickett, a sculptor,
who is assistant professor of art at Old Dominion College Norfolk,
awarding 11 blue ribbons and the gold ribbon and trophy of best in
"Pickett Named Judge of
CAAA Trophy Show," The Progress-Index, Monday
3 March 1969, p. 3.
Victor Pickett, assistant Professor of Art at Old
Dominion College, Norfolk, has been named as judge of the Petersburg
Chapter, Composers, Authors, and Artists of America (CAAA) Trophy
Show which will be held at Trinity Methodist Church.
|F.D. Cossitt, "Business,
Art Make a Pretty Picture in New VNB Building," The
Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, 28 January 1968, p. F-7.
Virginia National Bank's Headquarters building opened last weekend
with a double attraction for the crowds of visitors who have been
watching the structure go up all these months; the building itself,
and its highly touted collection of contemporary Virginia art.
The best job was done on James Kirby (two good pieces, a sculpture
and a print), Victor Pickett, with four small sculptures (but who
had seen a bad Pickett?), and Edna Lazaron.
|"Audience Aglow, Too,"
The Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, 26 February 1967, sec. Metropolitan
Scene, p. B1.
Victor Pickett, Old Dominion
College sculptor in metals, demonstrated his fiery art to a rapt audience.
These photographs were taken by Virginian-Pilot photographer Neal
V. Clark Jr. at the regular Saturday morning children's program at
the Norfolk Museum.
|Shirley Bolinaga, "Artists
Play Show 'n' Tell," The Virginian-Pilot, Thursday,
23 February 1967.
If Norfolk Museum had a marquee it could have read
"Vic and Dick on Sculpture" Tuesday night.
|"Museum guests preview shows,"
The Virginian-Pilot, Saturday, 11 February 1967, p. 12.
An informal reception, attended by Tidewater art lovers,
honored two Virginia sculptors whose special exhibits opened Friday
night at the Norfolk Museum. The artists are Dick Cossitt of Richmond
and Victor Pickett of t the Old Dominion College art department.
|Cornelia Justice, "Delicacy
and balance," Virginian-Pilot,
February 1967, sec. The Lively Arts.
"Let the form of an object be what it may-light,
shade and perspective will always make it beautiful." With this
observation John Constable must surely have been looking ahead to
the sculpture of Victor Pickett.
|Joy Hakim, "He responds to
time," Virginian-Pilot, February 1967.
Victor Pickett feels that an artist must respond to
the age in which he lives. "He must be concerned with vital issues,
issues of his time."
|Jane Hall, "Art Prizes
Are Awarded by First Lady," The News and Observer,
Tuesday, 19 April 1966, p. 8.
- Victor Pickett, Norfolk, va., stainless steel sculpture, titled
free form No. 2...
|William K. Stevens, "Poverty
War Enlists Art," The Virginian-Pilot, Monday,
4 April 1966, p. 17.
Culture aimed at children...
|F.D. Cossitt, "ODC
Campus Adds Sculpture," The Virginian-Pilot,
Sunday, 27 February 1966, p. F-7.
...A most happy exception is the case of Victor Pickett's"Free
Form," the sculpture in front of Old Dominion college's engineering
building, Kaufman Hall....
|Elisabeth Burgess, "Shiny
Steel Sculpture Emerges After Months of Strange Noise,"
The Ledger-Star, Wednesday, 10 February 1966. p. 13.
Strange sounds have been emerging at strange hours
from the former machine shop underneath the east side of Foreman Field
In 'Focus' At Beach Exhibition," The Virginian-Pilot,
Sunday, November 21, 1965, sec. Lighthouse, p. B1.
award-winning artists will be in "Focus" at the Studio Gallery
at Virginia Beach today.
|"Center Hosting Tidewater
Art," The Daily Reflector (Greenville,
NC.), Friday, 5 February, 1965, p. 3.
From Tidewater," an art show of works by 10 Virginia artists,
will be held Sunday afternoon at the Greenville Art Center. (photo
of "Planar Form")
|William L. Tazewell,
"10 Area Artists Exhibit 40 Works," The
Virginian-Pilot, Sunday, 1964.
...The artists are Yetta Bornstein, Nanacy Camden,
Dick Cossitt, Kenneth Harris, A.B. Jackson, Victor Pickett, Ed Porter,
Charles Sibley, Walter Thrift and Fay Zetlin. They need no introduction
in Tidewater, with the exception perhaps of Victor Pickett, who is
joining the art faculty of Old Dominion College this year. He is exhibiting
|F. D. Cossitt, "Ten Tidewater Artist's
Work Exhibited Here," Richmond Times-Dispatch,
Sunday, 6 December 1964, p. 4-L.
...The sculptor is Victor Pickett, a new member of
the Old Dominion staff whose work in forged stainless steel is being
seen here for the first time. Pickett is a definite addition to the
show and to sculpture in Virginia, not only because his clean, Brancusi-like
manner is new here, but because it is handled with such competence.