Artist David Hoffos
Title 'Red Light', Series 17, 3 x 3 Array
Media hand-cut paper assemblage
Size 15.5 x 14.75 x 1 in. / 39.4 x 37.5 x 2.5 cm.
Frame Size 19.5 x 18.5 x 1 in.
Sold $1,500 Estimate $450 - $850
signed verso; framed with special plexiglass
in 2009 Hoffos' 6-year installation series, Scenes from the House Dream debuted at the SAAG before going on to a national tour.
donated by the artist; proceeds from this work go to the Southern Alberta Art Gallery [SAAG], Lethbridge - for more information on the gallery, visit saag.ca
David Hoffos ~ [b.1966] Canadian
David Hoffos was born in Montréal and grew up in a string of cities in Ontario, Alberta, and Australia. Hoffos entered the Department of Art at the University of Lethbridge in 1990 where they received their Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1994. Since 1992, Hoffos has maintained an active practice with over 40 solo exhibitions, including a survey at the National Gallery of Canada. In 2009 their 6-year installation series, Scenes from the House Dream debuted at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, before a national tour which included the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, the Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto. In 2014 Hoffos completed permanent public sculpture projects in Grande Prairie and Lethbridge. Hoffos has led international residencies, twice at the Banff Centre. They have received awards including the Images Grand Prize, 2007, and the inaugural Sobey Art Award (2nd place), 2002.; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website