Victoria Strole joined Olivet's art department as an adjunct professor in 2021 teaching figure drawing. She received a bachelor's degree in economics from Eastern Illinois University and a masters in art with a concentration in art history from Governors State University. She has been teaching in higher education since 2018.
From her previous experience in contemporary galleries, Professor Strole brings a strong philosophy that art has the power to be transformative. Her art interests include contemporary art, Non-Western art and art for progressive social equality. She serves as a volunteer board member for the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at her alma mater, GSU.
Outside of art, Strole lives with her husband and two kids and enjoys many outdoor activities and cooking.