Violeta Borisonik was born in Buenos
Aires, Argentina. In 1987 she received a degree in Architecture from de
University of Buenos Aires. From 1977 to 1979 she studied Visual Arts at
the National School of Fine Arts.
She took an interest in art at an
early age. As a teenager she attended workshops of drawing, ceramics,
soldering and enameling on metals. Of great impact in her career were
all the years she spent at the Atelier of the sculptor Antonio D’Aniello
She moves to Canada in 1989. She gets
in touch with the artistic community through the Ottawa School of Art.
She takes courses in ceramics with Peruvian artist Maria Noriega and
sculpture with John Sadler. In 1992 she gets a degree in Visual Arts
from the Ottawa School of Art. She is awarded the Mac Donald Club
Violeta is nowadays working in her
studio at home. She is exploring the urban landscape of the big cities.
Her compositions are read through texture. Collage with paper, metal,
fibers and found objects enhance the richness of her works.
Violeta has exhibited at Ottawa City
Hall, Ottawa School of Art, Atrium Gallery and L’Imagier Gallery among
others. Some of her works are in private collections.