Bio

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Diane Borsato has established an international reputation for her social and interventionist practices, performance, video, photography, and sculpture. She was twice nominated for the Sobey Art Award and was winner of the Victor Martyn-Lynch Staunton Award for her work in the Inter-Arts catergory from the Canada Council for the Arts.

She has exhibited and performed at major Canadian institutions including the Art Gallery of Ontario, The Power Plant, the Art Gallery of York University, MOCCA (Toronto), the Vancouver Art Gallery, the National Art Centre (Ottawa), and in galleries and museums in the US, France, Mexico, Taiwan and Japan. She holds an MFA from Concordia University and an MA in Performance Studies from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

She is currently Associate Professor in Studio Arts at the University in Guelph where she has taught advanced courses in that explore the relationships between art and everyday life, including Food and Art, Special Topics on Walking, OUTDOOR SCHOOL and Live Art. Her work can be seen at: http://www.dianeborsto.net