CV – Hinda Avery, PhD

Exhibition History

2021  Online Exhibit: Stories of the Holocaust
Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria

2019  Peretz Gallery
6184 Ash Street, Vancouver

2015  Cultch Gallery
1895 Venables Street, Vancouver, BC

2014  Peretz Gallery
6184 Ash Street, Vancouver, BC

2013  Blumenthal Music Centre
26 Bialik Street, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2013  Chapel Arts Gallery
304 Dunlevy Avenue, Vancouver, BC

2013  Cultch Gallery
1895 Venables Street, Vancouver, BC

2011  Martin Bachelor Gallery
 712 Cormorant Street, Victoria, BC

2009  The Interurban Gallery
1 East Hastings Street, Vancouver BC

2008  The Outlook Gallery
5800 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC

2007  The Outlook Gallery
5800 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC

1987  Grunt Gallery
209 East 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

1986  Contemporary Art Gallery
555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC

1986  Vancouver East Cultural Centre Gallery
1895 Venables Street, Vancouver, BC

1986  Arts Umbrella Studio Gallery
1286 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC

1985  Shalom Gallery, Jewish Community Centre
950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC

Film Credits

1. Bayla’s Got Problems: Animated film 10 min; 2021

2. Bayla’s Issues: Animated film 20 min; 2020

3. Hinda and Her Sisterrrz: Film 30 min; 2018

4. The Rosen Women Become Resistance Fighters: DVD 12 min; 2008

5. The Art of Apology: Holocaust Memorials in Germany: DVD 20 min; 2005

6. Feminist Architects Designing for Change: VHS 20 min; 2000

Awards & Grants

2007  Holocaust Education Committee, Faculty of Arts, University of British Columbia

1989  Women’s Secretariat Grant, Province of British Columbia

1989  Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women Grant

1988  Bella and Albert O Koch Memorial Endowment

1985  University of British Columbia Graduate Summer Fellowship

1984  Canada Council Project Grant

1984  British Columbia Cultural Fund Senior Award

Press and Media

“Hinda, Bayla & the Rosen Women: An interview with Dr. Hinda Avery ” PostScript, Pages 36 to 43. (Summer 2022)

“Animatedly tackling issues. In Bayla’s Issues, the title character is plagued by the travails of aging and anxiety, and a desire for acknowledgement in the art world.” Jewish Independent. (August 27, 2021)

Comic. “Bayla’s Wrinkles.” Senior Line. Volume 27 (2) (July, 2020, p.23).

Haynes, Diane. “A portrait of the artist as an old woman.” Treck. Volume 75 #1. (Spring, 2019, pp.22-26).

Comic. “Bayla’s No Show.” Jewish Currents. (Summer, 2019, pp. 68-71).

Lederman, Marsha. “Spot Light: Hinda Avery.” The Globe and Mail. Globe Arts. (June 27, 2015).

Kissinger, Michael. “Humour as a weapon against the Holocaust.” The Vancouver Courier. (June 24, 2015).

Rosenberg, Ann. “The Rosen Sisterrrz Resist Der Fuhrer.” Outlook (Vol.51 No.2 Mar/Apr 2013, pp.28-30).

Green, Mary Ellen. “Artist challenges our perception of Holocaust:  Victims of Nazis empowered through use of color, humor and fantasy.”  Monday Magazine (May 26, 2011, pp 33-35).

Chamberlain, Adrian. “Smiling through the Holocaust.” Times Colonist, (June 4, 2011, p. D5).

Prestwich, Emma. “Empowering Women: Oak Bay artist considers her work to be good therapy.” Oak Bay News (June 10, 2011, pp. A1-A5).

Stewart, Veronika. “Resistance on canvas: Paintings mark bravery of Jewish women in war.” Jewish Independent (March 22, 2009).

Livshin, Olga. “Women with a mission.” Jewish Independent (October 3, 2008).

Anonymous. “Repainting history.”  The Vancouver Courier (February 28, 2007, p.36).

Korbin, Kelley. “Genocide – Poland to Rwanda: A Vancouver woman travels the world trying to make sense of the incomprehensible.”  Jewish Independent (December 28, 2007, pp 6-9).

Johnson, Pat. “How do we remember? Reflections on memorials as Yom Hashoah nears.” The Western Jewish Bulletin ( April, 25, 2003, pp 18-19).

Krieger, Kit. “Holocaust Memorials in Germany.” Outlook, Vol, 40, No.6 (November/December, 2002, pp 18-19).

Johnson, Pat. “The way we remember.” The Western Jewish Bulletin (May 31, 2002, pp 4-5).

Thomas, Sandra. “Program aims at involving women in creating streetscapes: City Design from a Feminist Perspective nominated for five awards.” The Vancouver Courier (January 6, 2002, p.16).


1993           Doctor of Philosophy 
Interdisciplinary Studies: Architecture and Planning Education
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC                  

1985           Master of Fine Arts
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

1979           Bachelor of Fine Arts
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

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