Interview with Dil Hildebrand on ARTICLE

ARTICLE 018: Dil Hildebrand

February 17, 2016 

by Arsenal Montreal

Dil Hildebrand is an artist living and working in Montreal, Canada. Hildebrand’s work has been shown internationally in such venues as the National Art Museum of China, Beijing (2010); the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2012); Herron Galleries at University of Indiana, Indianapolis (2013); Choi&Lager Gallery, Cologne (2013); Union Gallery, London UK (2012&13); University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery, Winnipeg (2013); YYZ, Toronto (2011); Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal (2013); Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (2014); AUT University Gallery, Auckland NZ (2007); and Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Toronto (2006).

Hildebrand is an MFA graduate of Concordia University, Montreal and has been awarded a number of distinguished grants and awards including the International Residency at Acme Studios, London UK (2013); the Canada Council for the Arts (2010); the Banff Centre Thematic Residency (2009); Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (2009) and was winner of the RBC National Painting Competition (2006).

His work has been collected by major public institutions throughout Canada, including the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Bank of the Canada Council.

Hildebrand is currently presenting two solo exhibitions in Quebec: one at Plein Sud in Longueil, Quebec – opening this Saturday, February 20, 2016, and the other at McClure Gallery, Montreal, which opened on February 4th and goes on until February 27th, 2016. The artist will also have shows opening at Centre Space, Toronto and C24 Gallery, New York, later this year.

The artist is represented by Pierre-François Ouellette Art Contemporain in Montreal and C24 Gallery in New York. We interviewed him at his studio in Montreal.