E. J. Howorth
E.J.Howorth’s passion has been Printmaking throughout most of his artistic career. He received his BFA from the University of Manitoba, apprenticed under Wilfredo Arcay of Atelier Arcay in Paris. and received an MFA from the University of North Dakota. In 1995 he was appointed to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, R.C.A.
Howorth has worked for Open Studio in Toronto, and MPA in Winnipeg. He and Michael Schonke introduced water-based screen printing to Druckwerkstatt/BBK in Berlin in 1991.
For over 40 years he has exibited locally, nationally and internationally, received numerous commissions and is a part of many collections.
Howorth has exhibited in International Juried Print Biennales in Norway, Korea,. Yugoslavia, Germany, Macedonia, the Netherlands and Canada. He was a medal winner in the International Grafik Biennial Freschen, West Germany. His work has been shown at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (1971); the National Gallery of Canada (1972); the Musee d’Art Contemporain in Montreal (1975) and the Grand Western Canadian Screen Shop Show at the Canadian Cultural Center in Paris. It toured France throughout 1977. In 2002, Howorth was invited to participate in Artists from Finland and Abroad, Gallery Villa Jankovsky, Kajaani, Finland and recently In Plain Sight: Printmaking from the Canadian Prairies, Marostica, Italy, & Venice, Italy. He has had solo exhibitions in Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal.. Haworth was one of the founding members of <SITE> Gallery and exhibited regularly throughout its ten years of operation.