Tonya Hart

Tonya Hart

Toronto, ON, Canada

About Tonya Hart

Tonya Hart received her B.F.A. from York University. Notable solo exhibitions include the Venice Biennale of Architecture (2018); Canadian Sculpture Centre (2009) and Paul Petro Special Projects Space (2010); and group shows with 4heads arts group in NYC for Portal Art Fair and Governor’s Island Art Fair (2017). In 2011, the city of Toronto commissioned her project INFRA, becoming the first of three exhibitions for Nuit Blanche. She has since worked with cities across Canada including four commissions with the National Capital Commission.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts


Upcoming exhibitions:

2021-2022 Oeno Sculpture Garden Exhibition at Oeno Gallery in Bloomfield, Canada

Summer 2021 Elora Sculpture Project

The Gladstone Hotel Art Project
Five year artwork loan and commission


2020/21 Toronto Artscape Foundation Launchpad Bursary
2018 Canada Arts Council Travel Abroad Grant
2010 Ontario Art Council Emerging Artist Grant
1991 Kingston Art Council Student Award

Sept 2019 – November 2020
Akin/MOCA Studio Residency program, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto

2020 Winterlude, Ottawa, ON
2020 Ontario Place Light Exhibition, Toronto, ON
2018-2019 Ontario Place Light Exhibition, Toronto
2017-2018 Ontario Place Light Exhibition Toronto, ON
2017 CAMH Development Project Finalist, Toronto, ON
2015-16 Nanaimo Public Art Exhibition, Nanaimo B.C.
2015 McMaster Children’s Hospital Project Finalist, Hamilton, ON
2014 & 2012 & 2011 Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto
2014 igNIGHT, Wood Buffalo AB
2014 Winterfest Hamilton, ON
2013 Placemaker City of Saskatoon, SK
2013 National Capital Commission Public Art Initiative, Ottawa, ON
2013 & 2012 Winterlude (NNC) IllumiNation Exhibition, Ottawa ON
2008 Fahrenheit Festival hosted by Artcite Inc. Windsor

2020 Light is Magnetic, as part of DesignTO, Toronto
2018 Venice Biennale of Architecture May 25- Nov 25
2012 The Myomere River ArtBar, Toronto, ON
2010 The Pull of the Moon Paul Petro Special Projects Space. Toronto ON
2009 Sleeping with the Muse Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto ON

2020 Front Entrance Installation, Artist Project, Toronto
2019 TD Thor Wealth Management Juried Art, Midland
2019 Haliburton Sculpture Exhibition, Haliburton ON
2019 The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn NY
2018 The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn NY
2017 Governor's Island Art Fair, New York, NY
2017 Portal, 4Heads Art Collective New York, NY
2016 Walnut Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto ON
2009 Kingsbrae Gardens Kingsbrae Gardens, St. Andrews, New Brunswick
2008 SculptArt The Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON
2000-2009 The Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto
2005 Triple X VAO 30th Anniversary Exhibition Series Visual Arts Ontario Touring exhibition
2001-2008 John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto ON Annual Member Exhibitions
1995 Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition Toronto ON