Marisa Hoicka is an artist working in a variety of media including painting, performance art, fibres, installation and video. Most recently Hoicka’s video “This is Not a Test” was screened at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Earlier she mixed her performance, installation and painting skills in her solo performance “Nature Morte” at Le Labo and in “Quarter-Life Crisis” at the Power Plant. Her installation was also featured in Videodrome at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art. A solo show of her paintings titled “Meet Me Half Way” is currently on display at Heritage Canada and she has had professional showings of her work in galleries such as Art Mur. She took part in “The Other Painting Competition” at the Art Gallery of Ontario for Nuit Blanche and was featured in FADO’s 2011 Emerging Artist Series. She has a BFA in Studio Arts from Concordia University and her video work is represented by VTAPE.
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