Victoria Rance trained at Newcastle University (BA Hons Fine Art) and Kingston University (MA Art and Space and PGCert in Higher Education). She has been teaching art in Further, Adult and Higher Education for over fifteen years and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. An award winning artist based at APT in Deptford she shows widely in the UK and internationally. In her teaching she focuses on skills and technique, with a special interest in ways of depicting space, as well as stressing the importance of humanity and empathy in the artwork. She makes reference to a wide variety of artists and art historical context.