Brandi Hofer

Brandi Hofer

Lloydminster, AB, Canada

About Brandi Hofer

Brandi Hofer is a well collected Canadian Artist, exhibiting internationally and across Canada. She has been ambitiously perusing her career upon attaining her BFA degree. Her main focus is figurative and portraiture painting, she explores themes of empowerment, the female psyche, and emotional self. Hofer’s work has been featured on national television, has experience in creating custom artworks for designers and has recently translated her artwork into large-scale murals. Since became a mother in 2014 Hofer has been involving her children in her painting process, creating a 44-piece series with her then 2-year-old son. Brandi continues to be extremely prolific at her in-home studio, creating several bodies of work a year, on top of regular commissioned work. You can view her daily creative actives on her social media.

Education

Education Bachelor of Fine Arts degree NSCAD Institution of Fine Arts 2006-2008
BFA Transfer Studies Red Deer College 2004-2006

Events

2020
Create Magazine, Blog interview, feature, December
Art Mums United, Directory https://www.artmumsunited.com/team/brandi-hofer
Pikchur Magazine Issue 8, pages 98, 99, 100, 101 August 
Multifaith Action Calendar 2021 Edition
Lloyd Connect, Local artist commemorates essential workers with mural, June 18
Femme Handbook, Issue 2, Calgary, AB, February
2019
Create Magazine,  https://createmagazine.com/read/2019/10/9/studio-sunday-brandihofer October 13
All she Makes, Directory: https://www.allshemakes.org/directory/brandi-hofer?rq=brandi%20hofer
Today' s Woman, Pg. 17, Pg. 20, October 
Blog feature: http://www.prettygirlsmakingcoolshit.com/2019/07/brandi-hofer.html, August
Capsule Publications, Curatorial Volume. 1, release date July 19
Podcast: Shaun Newman Podcast, Episode 23 – Artist Brandi Hofer
 Documentary: Making It In Saskatchewan - Ep 01 - Arthur Ward & Brandi Hofer: Season 1, May 28
2018
mylloydminsternow.com, Local Artist Dressing up Downtown, August 31
Meridian Source, Artist's Mural Brightens Downtown, front page, August 30
Prime Time News, October 10
British GQ, Inside Out, Pg. 247, June
The World of Interiors, Artistic Impressions, Pg. 247, April 
Newcap New Global, April 15
2017 Red Deer Advocate, GUS is a Special, Collaborative Art Exhibit Inspired by Motherhood, Nov 18
Briarpatch Independent Magazine, Pg. 30 full page image, May/June  
General Motors Canada Commercial Shoot/Artist Profile, April 10
Lloydminster Meridian Booster, Creative Contributions, Jan 25
Artist A Day Blog Feature, Jan 2

The Lloydminster Source, Cool Kids on Display, Dec 13
Star Phoenix, Saskatoon SK, Remixing the Imagination, June 20
The Lloydminster Meridian Booster, Local Artist Takes the Next Step, May 30
Lloydminster Source, Local Artist to Study in Venice, May 2

Briarpatch Fiercely Independent Magazine, Living Death by Siku Allooloo, Mar/Apr publication 
HGTV Canada, featured in House of Bryan, "Over and Grout" http://www.hgtv.ca/houseofbryan
St Albert Gazette, Funky Portraits and trippy geometries at VASA, Feb 7
Star Phoenix, Saskatoon SK, Arden discovers Lloydminster artist through Twitter, Oct 14
Featured on Sincerely Hope Blog, June 11
www.saatchionline.com, Featured in Inspired by Kandinky Collection, Saatchi Online, Aug 28
Community Builders: Many Mediums for Lloydminster Artist, Sept 4, Lloyd SK
The Life and business of the working artist ,The Source pg 2, Lloyd SK
www.saatchionline.com,  Best of 2013, website homepage
www.saatchionline.com, Barley There: Nude Collection, Website homepage
www.saatchionline.com, New Sensations: Inside the Studio, Website
www.saatchionline.com, One to Watch, website home page
The Source, February 21, pg. 3 Lloydminster, SK
Saskatchewan Arts Board 2011-2012 Annual Report, Art is for Everyone
Saskatchewan Network for Art Collecting Website, Portrait of a Woman, pg. 1-10, Regina SK
Newcap News, November 21 pg. 2, Lloydminster SK
The Source, November 17 pg. 2 continued pg. 13, Lloydminster SK
Lloydminster Booster, Nov 14, Lloydminster SK
Inaugural Artist of the Month, November, SNAC, Regina SK
CBC Radio, July 28, Regina SK
CBC Radio, July 25, Montreal QC
CISM Radio, July 25, Montreal QC
Nightlife.ca Magazine, Blog of the week, July 18-25, Montreal QC
Fashionista Magazine, Through Painting, February 14, pg. 68-72 Calgary AB
Breakfast Television Edmonton, January 28, Edmonton AB
Newcap News, Interview/Feature, Lloydminster AB
NSCAD President’s Report, Celebrating Creativity, Halifax
Public Murals & Residencies
2020
Public Mural, Legacy DIY, 25x12ft, Lloydminster AB
Public Mural, Lloyd Mall, 24x8ft, Lloydminster AB
Public Mural, Oasis Yoga, 12x10ft, Lloydminster SK
2018
Public Mural, Assure Building, Assure Building, 48x14ft, 2012
Downtown Lloydminster SK
Soi Fisher Residency, Artscape Gibraltar Point, September, Toronto ON
CAMAC, France, September1-30
Robin Lambert Project, while I am looking for you, you are looking for me, Montreal 
Red Deer College, January 17-February 17, Red Deer AB


Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2021
Maman – Motherhood Through the Ages
Assiniboia Gallery 

Regina, SK
2020
Summer Series
Oasis Gallery
Lloydminster SK
2018
GUS Series
Rouge Gallery 
Saskatoon SK 

GUS Series
TCMA/LCSC
Lloydminster AB
2017
GUS Series
Harris-Warke Gallery
Red Deer AB

Cool kids (instadentity)
Rouge Gallery
Saskatoon SK 
2016
Olivia a Series
Rouge Gallery
Saskatoon SK
2014
Wild
Shervin Smith Gallery
Melfort SK
2012
Brandi Hofer
Esteem Gallery 
Saskatoon SK

The 100 Encaustic Series
Harris-Warke Gallery
Red Deer AB
2011
Portrait of a Woman
Hague Gallery
Regina SK

Brandi Hofer
Opp Galerie
Montreal QC

100 Encaustic Series
RDC Learning Gallery
Red Deer AB
2008
Brandi Leah Hofer
Anna Leonowens Gallery
Halifax NS



Group Exhibitions 

2020
50x500
PXP Contemporary
pxpcontemporary.com
2019
Faces & Figures
PXP Contemporary
pxpcontemporary.com

In the Company of Exceptional Canadian Art
Assiniboia Gallery
Regina SK
2017
Gallery, Underpinnings: 130 Years of NSCAD
Anna Leonowens Gallery
Halifax NS
2015
I Am NSCAD, Halifax NS
Anna Leonowens Gallery
Halifax NS

NUDE Saskatchewan
SKNAC
Regina SK

Girls Women Lives Images 
Naess Gallery
Edmonton AB

Women Portraying Women
VASA Gallery
St Albert AB

Ferris/Hofer Coincide
VASA Gallery
St Albert AB
2013
Not-So-Mini Print Exhibition
A/P Gallery
Calgary AB

Brandi Hofer
Stall Gallery 
Saskatoon SK
2012
Seeds
Affinity Gallery
Saskatoon, SK

Portrait of a Woman & Book Signing 
Affinity Gallery
Saskatoon SK
2011
Open Studio Show
CAMAC Residency 
Marnay Sur-Seine France

Open Print Show
Federation of Canadian
Artists Vancouver BC

4th Annual Postcard Exhibition
Alberta Printmakers Society 
Calgary AB
2010
MWCA Spring Show
Barr Colony Museum
Lloydminster SK

Arts without Borders
Lakeland College
Lloydminster AB
2009
Arts without Borders
Lakeland College
Lloydminster AB

MWCA Spring Show
Barr Colony Museum
Lloydminster SK
2008
Arts without Borders
Lakeland College
Lloydminster AB

NSCAD Graduates
Seeds Gallery
Halifax NS