Lani Maestro

b. 1957, Philippines
Lives and works in France and Canada

Lani Maestro is a Filipino-Canadian artist who received a BFA from the University of the Philippines and an MFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Canada. Lani was the co-founder, publisher and designer for Harbour Magazine (1990 -94), and was also the co-director of Gallery Burning and book publisher for Burning Editions artists. For many years she taught at Concordia University in Montreal and at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax.

Lani has exhibited extensively throughout her career including solo shows at Centre A, Vancouver, Canada (2010); Campo Santa Margerita, Venice, Italy (2007); Église Saint Nicolas, Caen, Normandy (2006); and the Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2006).

Notable group exhibitions include the Beppu International Art Festival, Japan (2009); the Sharjah Biennial (2009); Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MARCO), Vigo, Spain (2007); the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea (2004); Casa de las Americas, Madrid, Spain (2000); the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, Australia (1999); and the Istanbul International Biennial (1997).

Biography information from Sharjah Art, July 2023

Country: Philippines / Canada