Erin Rothstein is a Canadian artist, born in Montreal and currently living and working in Toronto. Her artistic career was launched with the 2004 exhibition Terra Tremante in Casacalenda, Italy. From 2005 to present Montreal has hosted ten exhibitions of Erin’s work. Most recently, Erin’s work has been exhibited at Engine Gallery in Toronto, at The Art Gallery of Hamilton, and as part of the Colart Collection, a major collection of contemporary Canadian art. In March 2012, Erin’s work will be exhibited in The Artist Project at the Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place in Toronto.
Erin attended Dawson College where she graduated with honours in Fine Arts. Upon graduation she specialized in Studio Arts and Art History at Concordia University where she obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Erin developed her knowledge of the international art scene by studying drawing in Italy. She later obtained a Masters degree in Art History from The University of Western Ontario, where she studied in detail the evolution of décor in modern art. Alongside her academic pursuits and career as an artist, Erin has worked with art consulting firms toward designing art collections for luxury Hotels worldwide.
Erin’s interdisciplinary experience in the arts and fierce commitment to the realm of contemporary aesthetics lends itself to projects that are highly nuanced and refreshingly innovative.