Vicki has been associated with the Atkinson Art Gallery since 1974 when she joined the staff there as a technician. This job entailed cleaning and framing the pictures and arranging the exhibitions including the Palette Club’s. She has attended a course in botanical illustration at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and recently she graduated with a BA in ceramic design from the University of Central Lancashire. Her ceramic work is on show at the Thornthwaite gallery near Keswick in the Lake District.
She had been a member of the Palette Club’s council since 1987. As part of her duties to the Palette club she has continued to make the room arrangements for the annual exhibition.