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 at the Museo Allaperto Darte Contemporanea 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 and Art Interiors in Toronto, at The Art Gallery of Hamilton, and as part of The Colart Collection in Montreal, a major collection of contemporary Canadian art and a significant force in the careers of the country’s most provocative emerging artists. In March 2012, Erin received a Scotiabank People’s Choice Award for her series entitled “The Tasting Room,” which also won the support of The Ontario Arts Council.
Erin obtained a diplome d’études collegiales from 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 and role of décor in modern art. Alongside her academic pursuits and career as an artist, Erin has worked with a leading art consulting firm 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.