• Graduate Program in Visual Arts, Department of Visual Art & Art History

  • Yvonne Singer

  • Professor

E ysinger@yorku.ca
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EDUCATION

BA (McGill), MFA (York)

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Singer was born in Budapest, Hungary. She received a BA in English Literature at McGill and an MFA Honours from York University. She also studied at the Ontario College of Art and Design. Singer is a Professor in the Department of Visual Arts and the former Graduate Program Director in visual arts. Her community activities have included juror for public sculpture commissions, board membership on the Toronto Arts Council, C International Art magazine and the Koffler Centre for the Arts.

Professor Singer is a practising artist with an active national and international exhibition record. Her installation works employ multi-media techniques, often with cryptic texts to articulate cultural and psychological issues of disjuncture and perception. Singer is particularly interested in the intersection of public and private histories. Recent exhibitions include Mother Tongue, Varley Art Gallery, Markham, Picturing Illness, McMaster Musuem of Art,The Game of Life;1 step forward, 10 steps backwards, art sourterrain and Nuit Blanche, Montreal, jst wrds at the Cambridge Galleries, I do, I undo, I redo, at Critical Mass, Port Hope, IIIIwawawant at the Convenience Gallery and the Gladstone Hotel, just in time(or hanging by a thread), Loop Gallery, Toronto. In 2011, Singer was invited by curator, Dr. Sarat Maharaj to present work at Goteborg International Contemporary Art Biennial, Goteborg, Sweden. She also was awarded a Canada Council Travel Grant.

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