Represented by Paul Kyle Gallery, Vancouver BC.
University of British Columbia: Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts Major.
British Columbia Institute of Technology: Certificate, Architectural Design.
Selected exhibitions include Summer Slideshows with David Wisdom at the Vancouver Art Gallery (2012 and 2016), which included her short videos Melting Vanilla and Burning White (respectively); Man Overboard at the Lake Country Art Gallery (2017), which exhibited Melting Vanilla, and Fallen, a solo installation at the Vernon Public Art Gallery (2018). Looking at You Looking at Me: Contemplating the Female Gaze at Lake Country Art Gallery included her work Outlet (2020). Atmosphere, a two-person collaboration at Tidal Art Centre in Lund (2022) was an introduction to her works on paper series Snow; and Winter Group Exhibition at Paul Kyle Gallery (2022-2023), featured a large format painting from her Falling Snow series.
Press and Publications
ArtNet News, Spotlight: Under New Name, Vancouver’s Paul Kyle Gallery Hits Refresh with a Winter Group Show, December 16, 2022 (painting illustrated)
Elan Fine Art. Artist Series: Roger Watt, Deirdre Hofer, James McGrath. Web series, 2020.
Lock, Wanda. In the Studio: Curatorial Notes Part Three Deirdre Hofer. Lake Country Art Gallery, Video, 2020.
Lucas, Julian. “New Books”, Harper’s Magazine, New York, August 2019 issue. Image reproduced page 85
Kirby, Bill. “Deirdre Hofer.” CCCA Canadian Art Database, 2019 rev. Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art and Gail and Stephen Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Concordia University, 1997.
Crook, Parker. “Vernon Public Art Gallery sees four new exhibitions” (interview) The Morning Star, Vernon BC., Wed. July 23, 2018
Jeffs, Dallas. “Melting Ice Cream: Art by Deirdre Hofer” Artist Run Website, January 30, 2018 [Blog post]. http://www.artistrunwebsite.com/blog/2395/Melting+Ice+Cream%3A+Art+by+Deirdre+Hofer
Berry, Carli. “Art Exhibition Showcases Mankind’s Fall.” Kelowna Capital News and Lake Country Calendar, Sat. Oct 7, 2017
Lock, Wanda et. al. 2017, Man Overboard, exhibition catalogue, 4 October – 18 November 2017, Lake Country Art Gallery, BC.