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Ioana Dragomir

Drawing, Untapped, Booth U-6

Ioana Dragomir is an emerging interdisciplinary artist born in Romania and based in Waterloo, Ontario. She is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, Honours BA Fine Arts Studio Practice (Dist.). She is interested in language and narrative, engaging in close reading of texts in order to translate them into images. She works largely in process-based mediums that involve labour and meditation. Her text and archive-based practice is largely influenced by her work in libraries. <br> Her work has been exhibited in group shows at the University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Cambridge Idea Exchange, and Art Mur’s Fresh Paint/New Construction exhibition which showcases the best in painting and sculpture from recent students. She has had solo exhibitions at the Dundas Valley School of Art, Rotunda Gallery, and SAIL. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in the Faculty of Fine Art at the University of Waterloo. Her community engagement work at Dundas Valley School of Art was recognized by the Dundas Rotary Club and The Women’s Art Association of Hamilton.