Listen: What Child Is This? (4.1 MB mp3)
Flute/guitar duo AEOLUS, with classical guitarist/composer Jerry Dadap, Jr.

Recording: Joyance (1989)
Christmas carols arranged for flute and guitar, performed by AEOLUS
(Victoria Beatty, flute, and Jerry Dadap, Jr., classical guitar)

AEOLUS Joyance album cover

Artistic director of the performance ensemble SPRINGKEEPER (Austin, Texas, 1993-2000)

Performance with Celtic flute/harp duo (Victoria Beatty, flute, and Linda Kennedy, harp) in Albuquerque, New Mexico (2009-present)

Performance with storyteller Allison Cox (Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia, 2000-2003)

Performance with various Austin, Texas, musical ensembles, including SPRINGKEEPER, the Orchestra of St. David's, the Austin Handel/Haydn Society, the Barton Strings, AEOLUS, the Austin Civic Orchestra, Kaleidasound, and the Austin Symphonic Band (1984-2000)

Victoria Beatty, flutist


Creator of "Page (the Bookworm) Presents: Learn with Stories, Music, and Art," a weekly storytime class at the Juan Tabo Library in Albuquerque, NM, for children ages 2-5 and their parents.

"Page Presents" banner

The weekly class features storytelling, puppetry, participatory drama, music and movement, and developmentally appropriate crafts to engage multiple intelligences (2009-present).

Coyote and Horned Toad

Raven Brings Light
"Page Presents" students

Waltzing with bears

Creator, with Linda Kennedy, of a quarterly series of family music and storytelling concerts at the Juan Tabo Library in Albuquerque, NM (2009-present).

Performance with storyteller Allison Cox (Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia, 2000-2003).

Vicky telling a story
Transformed into a sheep

Organizing storytelling events

Winter Solstice: Music and Stories of the Season (December 19, 2009)

Celtic Spring: Music and Stories of the Season (March 20, 2010)


Winter Storytelling

Tellabration 2006 at Diné College Library

Graphic Design


Botanical and natural history illustration

Promotional items

Library mugs

Hooghan Earth

Origami poster header 1

Origami poster

Origami poster header 2

Web Design

Selected recent projects

Notable early projects


Graphic from title page designed by Victoria Beatty; animation of historical woodcut by James Retherford: for the University of Texas Libraries exhibit, Origami: A Universe in a Single Sheet of Paper (1997)

Samurai helmets

Costume Design


Designs include commissioned works, wearable art, and costumes for the innovative performance ensemble SPRINGKEEPER.

Commissioned works

Wearable art
Masks and costumes

Tree People
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