About




Christine Hirtescu is an artist living in Toronto and has studied fine art extensively at the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD), Toronto School of Art (TSA) and George Brown College. She holds a BA in English and Art History from the University of Toronto and a certificate in Foundation Design from George Brown College.

In her spare time she listens to copious amounts of music, furthers she love of art history through frequent trips to the library, goes for long walks in the park, sketches people and performs the odd graphic design project.

She currently lives in Toronto, ON with her partner, Jason and cat, Missy.


Contact at chirtescu@gmail.com





Education

Ontario College of Art and Design (2008 - )
BFA - Drawing and Painting

George Brown College (2005 - 2006)
Certificate in Art and Design Foundation, with honours

University of Toronto (1998 - 2003)
BA English, Art History


Awards and Honourable Mentions


Orangina Originals Poster Contest (2008)
Top Ten Finalist

George Brown Annual Director's Design Competition (2006)
Second Place, Poster Design
Third Place, Photography


Mau, Bruce. "Massive Change" Phaidon. 2005
Acknowledgements

Shows

"Paintings by Christine Hirtescu" June 1- August 31, 2012
Le Commensal Fine Vegetarian Cuisine, 655 Bay St., Toronto Ontario, M5G 2K4

"Paintings by Christine Hirtescu" February 3 - 28, 2010
Toronto Public Library, Woodside Square



Media

Sequeira, Natalie. "Artist's first exhibition receives warm reception." The Toronto Observer. 1 March 2011
<http://www.torontoobserver.ca/2011/03/01/artist%e2%80%99s-first-exhibition-receives-warm-reception/>