E.J. Howorth

Prudential, 1972, E.J. Howarth, serigraph, edition 11/20, 21" x 27", 2008.02.38. Canada Art Council Art Bank.

E.J. Howarth

Born: 1943 Regina, SK


After receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba in 1969, Ted embarked on a professional career in art, specializing in printmaking. In the 1990s he returned to school, receiving a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of North Dakota. In 1995 he was appointed to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, R.C.A. 

Over the past 30 years, Ted has exhibited in many International Juried Print Biennales. He was a medal winner in the International Grafik Biennial Freschen, West Germany. His work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions at the Winnipeg Art Gallery; the National Gallery of Canada; the Musée d'Art Contemporain in Montreal and the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop Show at the Canadian Cultural Centre in Paris. He has had solo exhibitions in Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal. 

Ted Howorth has received numerous grants, government commissions producing one-of-a-kind murals and commemorative limited edition prints for the Canadian Institute of Planners (1994), Pan-Am Bid Committee (1994) and the Regional Commonwealth Conference Parliamentary Association (1986). His work is part of private, corporate, university and government collections throughout Canada, USA, France, England, Australia and the British Commonwealth in the Americas. 

Ted is currently a Full-time Lecturer in Printmaking and Drawing at the School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. 

Source: The Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art