Canadian Sculptures' Society

Dina Torrans

Artist Statement
Art is a way of perceiving the life that exists around us everyday. I find that in exploring my creative process my work reflects various developments in my personal mythology and continues to be my most valuable teacher. My work usually begins with an intuitive idea which I then follow and develop into a material construct. It is my love of art and communication which drives me.

Brief Biography
Born in Toronto, 1967.

Education
1986-89 The Art Centre, Central Technical School, Toronto
1990-92 Specialized Studies at Ontario College of Art

Select Exhibitions
2007 Sculpture Mix IX, Canadian Sculpture Centre
2006 Small Works, Canadian Sculpture Centre
2006 Earthbound III, Canadian Sculpture Centre
2006 Thought Mass, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto
2006 Sculpture Mix VIII, Canadian Sculpture Centre
2006 Eye Candy, Canadian Sculpture Centre
2005 Sculpture Mix VIII, Canadian Sculpture Centre
2004 More 3D-Tales, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto
2001 Surprise!, Archive Gallery, Toronto
2000 Paintings from the Cave (Solo show), Inside Artscape, Toronto
2000 World Moose, Moose in the City Project, Toronto

Torrans has been working as a Multi-Media artist in Toronto for over fifteen years. Her sculptures, paintings and photographs have been included in over 200 group and solo exhibitions and are part of over 300 private and public collections internationally.She is the Creative Director and co-Founder of Parade Creative, a multi-faceted Art and Design studio in Toronto.

email: gallery@cansculpt.org

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SSC Member Since: 1999