Visitor in the Arts Speaker - Esther Hoflick
Join the Department of Fine Arts for a presentation by NWP Fine Arts Chair, Esther Hoflick.
- Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2022
- Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm
- Location: Collins Recital Hall (L106)
- FREE ADMISSION
From her childhood home, a rural community north of Peterborough, Ontario, Ess Hoflick completed her B.A. Honors in Studio Arts from University of Guelph in 2007. In 2012, the artist moved to Montreal where she lived and worked until her MFA at the University of Ottawa, 2017-19. Hoflick was the co-founder of Night Owl Contemporary, a gallery for emerging artists in Montreal and founded and operated The Living Art Room, a community-based art school in both Guelph and Montreal. She worked as a curator for Artbomb Montreal, a daily auction of Canadian art, and received a grant from Québec Jeunes Volontaires program. She has worked as a studio assistant for painters, Peter Barron and Richard Hayman in Peterborough, Don Russell in Guelph, and John Brown in Toronto. Her work has been exhibited at Artspace, in Peterborough; the Art Gallery of Guelph; Espace Projet in Montreal; Gallerie UQO in Gatineau, and Gallery Karsh Mason in Ottawa. She is currently Chair of the Department of Fine Arts at Northwestern Polytechnic with her teaching and practice focused on painting and drawing.