• Mina Totino


    Mina Totino lives and works in Vancouver. Best known for her work in painting, Totino has been exhibited widely, appearing in solo and group exhibitions in Montreal, Toronto and Berlin. Her studio practice, teaching, writing and curating are informed by her continued research into the history of art and painting. Totino first came to prominence in the 1985 Young Romantics exhibition at the Vancouver Art Galelry. Totino’s work is informed by contemporary criticism, especially literary and film criticism that have analyzed the position of the imaginary spectator. In 1982, Totinoe received a diploma in art from Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. Her work has been exhibited at the Belkin Gallery, Vancouver; Charles H Scott Gallery, Vancouver; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; Oboro Gallery, Montreal; Diaz Contemporary, Toronto; Galerie Likofabrik, Berlin; and the Latvian Center of Contemporary Art, Riga. She received the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation VIVA Award in 2014.


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