HILARY SLATER, MLA, BEd, BA, AOCAD
650 Concession 17 West, Tiny Township
Hilary Slater is an artist working in a variety of mediums. She paints in both oils and watercolours, and is also a photographer, potter, landscape architect, and writer. She has been a practicing artist for over thirty years, and has had work in shows and private collections in Canada, England, Wales, Germany and France. She has won numerous awards for her paintings, photography and poetry, and two of her 26 novels are published, to date.
Hilary lives seasonally, working in different media at different times of the year. This allows her to balance home and creativity.
After graduating from Ontario College of Art and Design in Textile Design, Hilary worked as a Visual Arts High School teacher for over ten years, in High Schools as well as the Education Department at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
In 2004, she completed her Masters degree in Landscape Architecture at University of Toronto. Since then she has worked as an Environmental Design lecturer, a landscape architect, a teacher, an artist, a photographer, a potter and a novel writer. She has also been the Chair of the Huronia Foundation for the Arts, a not-for-profit Arts Council, since 2015.
Hilary travels when possible, which affords her the opportunity to gather inspiration for new paintings, photography and writing. She lives and works in LaFontaine, Ontario.