Mrs. Hamilton has instructed workshops throughout the Southeast, and regionally at ASU, The Hickory Museum of Art, Carlton Gallery and Wildacres. She is featured in Gerald Brommer's book, Collage Techniques, and created the cover art for Branches, Volume 10, for which she received the 2001 'Editors Choice Award'. She has done work for numerous publications, and has received copious national and regional awards. She is also a popular art show judge. Her exhibitions include Beijing, China, Soeul, Korea, Japan, Western Illinois University, Lenoir-Rhyne College, Charlotte Art League, Georgetown's Rice Museum, just to name a few.
Vae lives in Conover with her husband Gene.