Joan Hawksbridge was born in Ottawa. She received a B.Sc in.
geology from Carleton University. Since 1980, Hawksbridge
has shown her work in many solo and group exhibitions
including Durham Art Gallery, Lindsay Gallery, St. Thomas
Art Gallery as well as Visby, Sweden. Her work has been seen
many times at Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound. Joan's
work is represented in many private collections, as well as
the permanent collection of the Tom Thomson Art Gallery.
Hawksbridge has served on Regional and Provincial Artist
juries since the 1980's. She has been included in lecture
series, and has been invited to submit drawings and
illustrations for a number of projects.
West Niagara News, Jan. 11, 2006 "Ideas come to life..."
Niagara This Week, Jan. 27, 2006, "Catalyst / Resurrection opens..." by Joanne McDonald 'This Week'
Exhibition Catalogue: Catalyst / Resurrection: Curator Rhone Wenger, Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON.
Book: "Geology and Landforms of Grey & Bruce Counties",
published by The Owen Sound Field Naturalists; 2004; ISBN
Article: Owen Sound Sun Times; July 18, 2003; Jim Algie;
"Reflecting on water tragedy through art"
Exhibition Catalogue: S.O.S.; curator Stuart Reid, Tom
Thomson Art Gallery: Owen Sound, ON
Exhibition Catalogue; "Swarm" curator Stuart Reid, Tom
Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON
Book: "Appearance and Reality"; published by Cambium
Press; 2000; by Stephen Hogbin; ISBN 1-892836-05-x , pages
Article: The Cobourg Daily Star, Cobourg, Ontario; April
15, 1999; Francis Baker; "Exhibit Conveys the Beauty of
Exhibition catalogue: Configurations, curated by Rhona
Wenger, published by Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery
Exhibition catalogue: Portfolio 93: Marking Time,
curated by Joan Hawksbridge, published by Tom Thomson
Memorial Art Gallery, ISBN: 0-929021-13-4
Article: The Sun Times, Owen Sound; April 3, 1993 by
Lise Thorbjornsen "Tom Thomson exhibition reveals a study in
Article: Gotlands Allehanda, Sweden; Sept. 18,1993 by
"Internationellt varre pa Konstmuseet" 2 Escarpments
curated by R. Marchessault and A. Ardin Kedja
Article: The Sun Times, Owen Sound; Sept. 12, 1992 by
Mary Baxter "Exhibition combines Two Worlds"
Exhibition catalogue: Portfolio 91: Red White & Black,
curated by R. Marchessault, published by Tom Thomson
Memorial Art Gallery, ISBN 0-929021-09-6
Exhibition catalogue: Portfolio 90: Emptiness, curated
by Andrew Goss, published by Tom Thomson Memorial Art
Gallery, ISBN 0-929021-05-3
Article: The Sun Times, Owen Sound; March 17,1990 by Jim
Exhibition catalogue: Political Landscapes #1, curated
by Stephen Hogbin, published by Tom Thomson Memorial Art
Gallery, ISBN 0-929021-04-5
Article: the Sun Times, Owen Sound; Jan 23, 1988 by Jim
Algie "Art show goes beyond paintings"
Exhibition poster: Bill Board exhibition, Sound Art,
curated by John Boyle, Stephen Hogbin, Allen Smutylo
Article: The Sun Times, Owen Sound; Nov. 3, 1984 by Jim
Algie "Any resemblance... is coincidental"