Virginia Howlett – Biography

Canadian-born artist Virginia Howlett creates abstract landscape paintings, collages and installations.

She received an BFA with Distinction from Ohio State University and an MFA in Painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Formerly an Assistant Professor of Painting at Hampton University and at New Mexico Highlands University, Virginia won a Mellon Foundation grant to create artwork in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Virginia creates her work at an island cabin in British Columbia and in her San Diego studio.  Her exhibitions include shows in San Diego, Seattle, New Mexico, Virginia, Ohio and Chicago.