Andrew Harwood


Automatiste Mandala, 2009
hot glue and sequins, 36" d
courtesy of the artist and Paul Petro Contemporary Art
value: $500 framed

Andrew Harwood is a Toronto-based artist, curator, drag queen and writer. Among the first artists to establish a presence in what is now called the Queer West Village Toronto, Art and Design District, his gallery, Zsa Zsa, operated in Queer West from 1998-2005. Andrew was also a founding member of the Toronto Alternative Art Fair International Collective and served as President of BOD A Space Gallery and BOD member Gallery TPW. He has given lectures on visual art and related topics at the University of Texas, Ontario College of Art and Design, University of Waterloo, Georgian College and at artist-run centres in Ontario and Alberta. His work is held in permanent collections at the University of Guelph, Queen's University and in private collections.