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Eszter Burghardt Biography

Eszter Burghardt is a Canadian-Hungarian artist based in Vancouver BC, Canada. She has been taking part in international artist residencies in Iceland since graduating with a BFA from Emily Carr University in 2001. As an interdisciplinary artist her paintings have been exhibited across Canada and in the USA. Her photographic work began to grow in 2009 after completing an artist residency in Iceland and has been published and exhibited in Canada. Burghardt was recently selected as one of the Canadian winners for the Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Festival October 2010 for her original work in her "Wooly Saga" series.




2001   BFA Emily Carr University



2018   Herringer Kiss Gallery. Esti Mese: Sculptures from a Bedtime Story.

2015   Herringer Kiss Gallery Habitat. Calgary, Canada.

2013   Herringer Kiss Gallery, Tales for Tuktu. Calgary, Canada.

2011   Bau - Xi Gallery, Edible Vistas. Vancouver, Canada.

2010   Bau - Xi Gallery, Wooly Sagas. Toronto, Canada.

2009   Bau - Xi Gallery, Tundra's Tale. Vancouver, Canada.

2007   Bau -Xi Gallery, Bog Tales. Vancouver, Canada.

2006   Bau-Xi Gallery, Of Sea and Grass Games. Vancouver, Canada.

2005   Augen Gallery. Portland, USA.

2004   Augen Gallery. Portland,USA.




2017   SSNAP Salt Spring National Art Prize

2013   Toronto International Art Fair

2013   Nanaimo Art Gallery, Ancients Among Us :The Art and Science of Sturgeon.                                                Nanaimo,Canada.

2012   Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Collecting Photography, Collecting the World. Fredericton, Canada.

2011   Cave Gallery at Russell Industrial Center, Detroit Michigan Island 22 Artists on Iceland                               Presented by Eastern Michigan University, Detroit, USA.

2011   Herringer Kiss Gallery, Exposure Photography Festival, Calgary, AB, Canada

2010   Strathcona Press, Dhammapada Revisited. Nanaimo, Canada.

2009   Bau-Xi Gallery, Holiday Show.

2009   Toronto International Art Fair.

2008   Bau-Xi Gallery, Holiday Show

2008   Toronto International Art Fair

2007   Bau-Xi Gallery, Small Works.

2007   Toronto International Art Fair

2006   Bau-Xi Gallery, Small Works.

2006   Toronto International Art Fair

2005   Bau-Xi Gallery, Small Works



2012   Canada Council for the Arts. Project Grant.

2010   Flash Forward Festival: Selected as a winner for the Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward Festival featuring emerging photographers from UK, USA and Canada.



2011   Nes Artist Residency, Iceland

2010   Nes Artist Residency, Iceland
2009   SIM- The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Iceland.



2010   Langara College, Vancouver BC. Guest lecturer.

2009   Brackendale Art Gallery School of Art, Brackedale BC. Oil painting workshop.

2006   Seymour Art Gallery, Deep Cove BC. Kids art class instructor.



2013   Splash, Arts Umbrella

2011   Art with Heart,Casey House.

2011   Art with Heart,Casey House

2010   Unite With Art.

2010   Splash, Arts Umbrella

2009   Splash, Arts Umbrella

2008   Art For Life.



 2013   Highline Magazine Caribou Comeback Summer 2013 Issue p.36-37

2010   Room Magazine volume 33.2  front cover art.