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Chris O'Hoski

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  • Blind_date
  • Nobody_home
  • Objectify
  • Prom_queen
  • Ballerina_tea
  • Depreciated
  • Lostintranslation
  • Emmanuel
  • The_closet
  • Anobulepsy
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  • 20101121100237-chiarolepsy
  • 20101126194447-old_man
  • 20101205091205-one-mans-confection
  • 20110129111127-compromising
  • 20110129111308-confession
  • 20110323091057-thefirststone
  • 20110323091309-inconfidence
  • 20110323091740-acquisition
  • 20110514104542-thecollector
  • 20110514104713-nuntheless
  • 20110514105057-thecounsellor
  • 20110615122139-faithagnosticaiii
  • 20110615122303-pension
  • 20110615122510-negotiation
  • 20110615122631-annointment
  • 20120406162156-final_prayer2
  • 20120406162856-drag2
  • 20120406163121-thehearing2
  • 20120721161130-retrospect
  • 20120721162043-empty_pages
  • 20140215182650-caretakerx
  • 20140215183725-worldsaway-a
  • 20140215183904-memories_of_kiev
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  • 20151009182615-tomthomsonuncovered


Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Birth year

Lives in
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Works in


Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario, 2009, B.Ed.
Sheridan College, 2003, B.F.A. Hons.
Dundas Valley School of Art

traditional, modern, conceptual, figurative, abstract, arts-education surrealism, O'Hoski realism, chrisohoski, chiaroscuro

Chris O'Hoski: A Mirrored World

Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Christopher O'Hoski studied art history, painting, drawing, design and arts education at Sheridan College, the Dundas Valley School of Art and the Royal Conservatory.

O'Hoski primary creates his work using Acrylic and Oil, but still finds favour in using Watercolour.

To date, Christopher has exhibited in New York, Montréal, London, Los Angeles, Washington and Toronto - while recently being published in International Contemporary Artists Volumes I, II, III & IV (textbooks) out of New York and Greece. Chris was also featured in Living Artists of Today Vol. I., published in March of 2012.

O'Hoski's work is held in many private collections in North America, Europe and Australia.

Chris' work, like many artists, is a process of growth. With a love for Chiaroscuro, O'Hoski's paintings often
feature dramatic lighting, and emotional representation. Three of Chris' series, Hypnagogia, The Twelve Steps to
Immortality and Spatial Traditions have often been described as “moody and stark”, while being subtle.



Charlatan Ink Prize (Finals) 2011


Hillebrand Artist Label Series Finalist 2010




International Contemporary Artists Vol. I
ISBN: 9609322980


International Contemporary Artists Vol. II
ISBN: 9609329853


International Contemporary Artists Vol. III
ISBN: 960933380X


International Contemporary Artists Vol. IV
ISBN: 9789609333801


Living Artists of Today: Vol 1
ISBN: 9781467171081


Hidden Treasure Art Yearbook
ISBN: 9780992810603


Art and Beyond Magazine: Special Issue: January/February


Niagara This Week:


February, 2012


"Stepping Into Immortality"




Access4Artists Special Feature:


February, 2013






Christopher O'Hoski @ Wikipedia


Robert Jones Photojournalism:


May, 2010


Niagara This Week: October, 2009
December, 2009
July, 2011
March 2012


The Source Television Series:
(T.V. Cogeco)
November, 2009
November, 2011



Books by or about Chris O'Hoski / Christopher O'Hoski
Biography/image: Title: International Contemporary Artists vol I - Paperback (Released Oct. 24, 2010) by
Lemonidou Eve (Author), Eve Lemonidou (Editor), Olga Antoniadou (Editor)
Product Details
  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Lemonidou Eve; 1st edition (October 24, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9609322980
  • ISBN-13: 978-9609322980
  • Buy new: $117.00
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Recent Exhibits

Chris O'Hoski participated in these exhibits:

Oct, 2015 Tom Thomson Uncovered: With Chris O'Hoski
Grimsby Historical Society
Jan, 2014 Selected Works: by Chris O'Hoski
Savoury & Sweet Gallery & Restaurant
Jun, 2011 The Sketchbook Project 2011
Form/Space Atelier
May, 2011 Artcetera 2011
Elora Centre for the Arts
Apr, 2011 Sketchbook Project Tour 2011
The Granite Room
Mar, 2011 The Sketchbook Tour 2011
Space Gallery
Click here to see all exhibits for Chris O'Hoski

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