Vicki Visconti-Tilley is an award winning and prolific fantasy illustrator and fine artist. She works in watercolor, acrylics and oils to create dramatic and sensual paintings.
Ms. Visconti-Tilley is a strong advocate for art education and is considered an artist educator. Through a NEA Grant and partnerships with Nevada educators, she works with primary grade school teachers. Her seminar: Exploring Reading Through the Visual Arts, brings fine art, mythology, art history, and literature into the classrooms. With teenagers, she is the key artist and facilitator for the permanent installation of A Tapestry of Dragons & Unicorns at the Lied Childrens Discovery Museum in Las Vegas. She also works with Art Quotients, an international annual publication for student artists. Before relocating to Nevada, she taught over 3,000 students in New Mexico schools.
Vickis work can be seen at the new Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Arts The Museum Store, the Old Town Gallery, and she is represented at various venues through Artists Creations. Her work has been published in numerous books and magazines. She has been awarded several Honors including acceptance into the Henderson Art Association, semi-finalist twice in the international L. Ron Hubbards, Illustrators of the Future competition, and recently was voted one of the Top Ten Emerging Romantic Fantasy Artists in the country, by the prestigious Duirwaigh Gallery.
Influenced by her European ancestry, Vicki has always known she was meant to be an artist and what her subjects would be. Her work reflects the romance and adventure of an ancient culture that she brings alive in her delicate and intricately detailed art. Her Enchanted Old Worlds convey our past, when Man, Woman, Beast and Earth were more intertwined