Astrid Ho

Lives in: Toronto, Canada
Techniques: Monotype, Collagraph, Intaglio, Relief

Astrid Ho is a Hong Kong-born, Toronto-based artist, who received an Associate of the Ontario College of Art and Design with Honours (1997), and a BFA from OCAD University (2010). Astrid attended a printmaking residency at the Vermont Studio Center (2005), and is a staff and artist member of Open Studio. She has been an arts instructor at the McMichael Collection, Latcham Gallery and Open Studio, where she teaches occasionally. Astrid received the Ontario Arts Council Access and Career Development Grant (2009), creating the print project, Versions. Her exhibition history include Fleck Dance Theatre at Harbourfront (ON), Gladstone Hotel (ON), Olive Branch Press (NY), Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery (NL), and Open Studio (ON).  Her works are in various art collections including Bank of Montreal, The Canada Council Art Bank, Foreign Affairs,Trade and Development Canada, and National Bank of Canada.

Selected Works

"Arriving in Thunder Bay, 13-08-05, 9:51AM," monotype on paper, 29.5” x 21.5”, 2013

"Arriving in Vancouver (over Alberta), 13-08-18, 4:31 PM," monotype and pencil crayons on washi, 18.5” x 48.5”, 2013

"My Reversible Jackets #4", drypoint, monoprint on washi, 31" x 40", 2013

"First Day," (From Santa Fe Sketches), monotype and water-soluble crayons on paper, 19 ¾” x 15”, 2011

"Interrupting Silence," monotype and crayons on paper, 23 ¾” x 17 ½”, 2012

"Departing New York City, 13-11-07, 8:59 - 9:00PM (#2)" monotype on paper, 27” x 41”, 2014