oil on canvas, 48" × 72"
Sandra Hawkins Artist Biography
Sandra Hawkins is a dynamic independent visual and media artist working experimentally across medium and disciplines. Based in Ottawa, her paintings, photography, multi-media installations, videos and performance art are shown across Canada and internationally. These works participate in the ongoing aesthetic discussion on human identity, positioning, and perception.
A life-long learner, she also incorporates her love of world travel with her international art research, exhibitions and festivals. As part of her creative practice, she teaches and authors the acclaimed book: "The Business of Art for Canadian Visual Artists". Ms. Hawkins is a 2005 Premiers Award Nominee, which recognizes her commitment and excellence in the creative arts.
Ms. Hawkins holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, magna cum laude, from Ottawa University (1999), and a Certificate in Fine Arts from St. Lawrence College (1997). Previous degrees include the Masters in Environmental Studies from York University; and the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Architecture with post-graduate studies in Sociology of Culture and History from Carleton University.