Olia Mishchenko

New Work

June 15 - July 14, 2012

untitled (Don Blanche)
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Installation View #1
Installation View #2
untitled (Don Blanche 2010)
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11:11 (No Can Pop Factory)
Untitled (Calendar)
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untitled (Don Blanche)

untitled (Don Blanche), 2011 (detail)
pen and ink on paper
22 x 30 inches

Olia MIshchenko was born in Kiev, Ukraine,1980, and moved to Canada in 1997. She studied architecture and art history at the University of Toronto before becoming a practicing artist.

Mishchenko works primarily in drawing, ranging from miniature bookworks to large-scale wall works and actively works with several artist collectives on installations, sculpture, preformance and food based projects.

Currently lives and works in Toronto, teaching at OCAD University (formerly Ontario College of Art and Design) in the Environmental Design Programme, as well as recent design and run innovative collaborative architecture and new media projects for children at several contemporary art and design institutions including the Art Gallery of Ontario, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery,OCAD U and for nine years at Oakville Galleries (2003-2012).

Permanent collections include the Art Gallery of Ontario, The Doris McCarthy Gallery (University of Toronto), the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University (Kingston, ON) and Osler Hoskin & Harcourt, Toronto as well as commissions for the MaRS Centre (University of Toronto), and St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto.