Diane Borsato

Last updated: July 27, 2022

Diane Borsato is an award-winning artist, educator, amateur mycologist, and beekeeper who works closely with other artists and amateur naturalists. Among many other gestures she has stolen flowers (Bouquet, 2006), foraged for fungi in New York City (Chinatown Foray, 2010), practiced stillness with beekeepers (Your Temper, My Weather, 2013/2022), identified clouds in a museum collection (Cloud Party, 2017), mapped a neighborhood by smells (Olfactory Map, 2017) and most recently, planted an orchard of rare and unusual apple varietals as public art (ORCHARD, 2019 – ongoing). She has performed and exhibited in Canada and internationally at venues including the Art Gallery of Ontario, The Power Plant, the AGYU, the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, the Walter Phillips Gallery at the Banff Centre for the Arts, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the National Art Centre Fogo Island Arts, the Creative Time Summit, and at the Toronto Biennial of Art. www.dianeborsato.net 

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