Ingrid Mayrhofer


1990  York University, Master of Arts in the Program of Inter-disciplinary Studies
1986  Spanish language certificate, Universidad Católica, Managua, Nic.
1984  York University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graduated Dean's honour roll


2013                Arts Educator Foundation Course, Royal Conservatory of Music
2007                CCCL, Toronto, TESL course
2006                McMaster University, Hamilton, Human Communications, course
1993                York University, Toronto, CERLAC Diploma
1993                The Banff Centre, Arts Administration Diploma



2007 Hairdreams Salon - Cuban Art Crawl, James Street North, Hamilton
2006 30 seconds - video, The Factory screening, Hamilton
2003 Tranz-Tech (Attack of the Clones)- video festival, October 11, Latvia House
2003 Hairdreams Salon - real time video transmission of participatory
performance, El Vedado, Havana, Cuba


2015 (–) HOME, curated by Hitoko Okada for Centre3 and WAHC
2014 Art SEALS, Workers’ Art and Heritage Centre, Hamilton Farmers Market Library and Art Gallery of Windsor, ON
2013 Banner Project, King William Street Art Walk, Hamilton, ON
2013 Undefined, A Space Windows, Toronto, installation
2013 CT Print Bienale, Santiago and Havana, Cuba
2012 Objects Subject to Change, member exhibition at Centre 3, Hamilton, drypoints
2011 This Woman’s Work, curated by Sally Frater, Project Space, Hamilton
Whirligig, you me gallery, Hamilton
The Puzzle, Campbell House, Toronto
2010 Culture/Nature, Limlip Museum, Korea,
you me gallery, Hamilton
Border Prints, TPS, Hamilton
2006 Art and Activism, YYZ, Toronto
2004 Arts Against the Occupation, Chikyudo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
- painting
2003 A Place Not Visible On the Map – Konkordija, Vrsac, Serbia
Modern Art Gallery, Novi Sad, Serbia - installation
2002 Arts Against the Occupation, Forest City Gallery, London, ON
1998 Invocations York Quay Gallery, Toronto - paintings
1996 Seven Deadly Sinscapes, Cornwall Regional Art Gallery - installation
1995 ordnung hilft haushalten, Latitude 53, Edmonton
BasicInquiry, Vancouver - photo based installation



2013: Steeltown Views
Working with members of OPIRG McMaster, and children from the Immigrant Culture and Art Association on an exploration of Hamilton’s “steeltown” image
2011/12: Dishing
Initiated and facilitated community arts project in the Thorncliffe Park Neighbourhood Office with Red Tree Artists’ Collective
2010: Nu Deal
Developed youth training program in silkscreen printing
August 2009: Connections to Ojistoh
Facilitated the cross-cultural collaboration with artists Shelley Niro, Rene
Francisco and residents of Ojistoh House, Brantford
November 2008 – May 2009: Paradox of the Vocation
Managed collaboration between arts at The Print Studio and healthcare workers at
Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton, lead photography workshop
September 07 – June 09: Textures in My Crib
Community art series with professional artists and youth-at-risk in Downtown
Hamilton, The Print Studio
July 2006 – October 2009: From One Place to Another: Las dos realidades
Labour Arts photo-based exhibition in collaboration with migrant agricultural
workers, exhibition at the Norfolk Art Centre, 2007 at Mayworks Festival Toronto,
Hamilton Artists Inc, 2008 and Mexico City, 2009
December 2004: Nacimiento
Community curatorial project and workshop series with Latin American
community in conjunction with “Illuminations”
April 2003: The Rules of the Game
Educational component to the video installation by Mexican artist Gustavo
Artigas, with Jarvis CI grade 12 gym class – A Space

2014 - Professional Development Series for studio members
2011 - Drypoint Workshop - the Print Studio
2007 – Curatorial lecture on Luis Jacob/Delio Delgado at The Print Studio
2007 — The Art of Engagement, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver
2007 – School of Social Work, McMaster University – Community Art Practice
2004-05 – selected curatorial lectures in conjunction with exhibitions at MMA 2004 - OCAD guest lecture – Community Arts Practice
2004 – SOTA guest lecture – Artistic practice and grants
2004 – SKZ (Student Cultural Centre) University of Belgrade, Serbia
2003 - UAM-Xochimilco, Mexico City - Collaborative Artistic Practice
2003- SKZ Belgrade, Serbia, artist talk
2002 – OCAD guest lecture – Community Arts Practice
2001 - Community Arts Ontario Conference, Kingston, Ontario

Rococo Pop or The Creative Paradox in the work of Sadko Hadzihasanovic –
Catalogue essay for Centre Sagamie
The Architecture of Survival – MIX 32.2
Aberrations exSitu – Boja Vasic and Manuela Lalic, A Space Gallery
Wilfredo Prieto – exhibition catalogue
The Named and the Unnamed – Rebecca Belmore at Gallery SAW
Open Code – Libby Hague and Yael Brotman at Eastern Edge, text for opuscule
Leaving Their Mark – exhibition catalogue
First Nations Art – catalogue essay, Woodland Cultural Centre
Like Ché - Essay on the image of the revolutionary in contemporary visual art –
published in FUSE, summer 2004
Chile/Canada Xchange - video essay
On the way back from Vrsac – Review of the 5th biennial of Young Artists in
Vrsac, Serbia, published in Serbian translation in Art Context, September 2002,
and in MIX magazine (English)
Greeting to Taniperla - Educational Guide to community art mural, 2000
A Space in Chile - Essay, MIX, Summer 2000

Arts Advisory Committee - City of Hamilton, 2007
Canada Council Inter Arts – Program Evaluation - 2004
Canada Council Inter Arts Jury – projects, 2004
TAC - Emerging Artists Jury
Laidlaw Foundation – Community Arts Advisory Group
OAC - Visual Arts Projects
OAC - Exhibition Assistance
OAC - Community Arts Organizations
OAC - Artists in the Workplace
OAC - Photography


since 2007      Centre3 for Print and Media Arts, Program Director
since 2010 McMaster University Labour Studies, instructor
2010/11          Evergreen Brick Works, Interpreter
2008              Community Arts Ontario, Acting Executive Director
2003 – 2006    McMaster Museum of Art, Assistant Curator
2001/02          Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Acting Community Arts Officer
1990 - 2001     A Space Gallery, Toronto, Programme Director
1988/90          Toronto Public Library
1986-88          Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Managua, NIC, drawing instructor



• experience in art and cultural management
• program development and delivery
• training, supervisory and teaching experience
• coordination and delivery of educational materials, workshops and lectures
• design and production of promotional materials
• ability to develop strategies and implement policies
• commitment to facilitate access to art for all members of the community
• languages: English, Spanish, German


- at present: Program Director at Centre3 for Print and Media Arts
• manage Main Gallery exhibitions, residencies and publications

- Project Manager Nu Deal @ The Print Studio, Hamilton
• designed screenprinting training program for at-risk youth
• developed curriculum
• hiring of technicians and instructors
• recruitment of participants
• liaison with project partners and funding agencies

-Instructor CAW/McMaster Certificate Program
• development and delivery of adult education course: photo-essay, art activism

-Interpreter, Evergreen Brick Works – 2010/2011
• managed ongoing development and delivery of interpretive program
• developed and managed permanent exhibitions
• managed relationships with artists, fabricators and the public
• developed interpretive resources
• established curatorial and collection policies

-Acting Executive Director, Community Arts Ontario - 2008
• planning and organizing annual province-wide conference
• prepared and tracked operating and project budgets

-Assistant Curator, McMaster Museum of Art – 2003-2007
• exhibition planning and management of contemporary and historical art

-Interim Community Arts Officer, Ontario Arts Council – 2001/02
• managed granting programs for community arts organizations, multidisciplinary
festivals and artists in the community/workplace at the Ontario Arts Council.

-Programme Director, A Space Gallery 1990-2001
• artistic management of artist-run centre


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