Karl Mata Hipol
Apprentice, Art Apprenticeship Network, 2022

I am Karl Mata Hipol, born in the Philippines and immigrated to Canada in 2015. My artistic work is primarily drawing and painting. Influenced by my narrative, I combine my artistic and architectural background to create¬†abstract¬†blueprint¬†paintings. Currently, I am taking a bachelor’s in fine arts, majoring in Visual Art, and minoring in Curatorial Practice at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Recently, I curated an exhibition at the Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art titled “Beyond the Horizon.” I have exhibited at the Headline Gallery; Seymour Art Gallery, 2021 Discovery exhibition and won an Honorable mention; The Reach Gallery Museum, Art on Demand 6.4 exhibition (2021); Federation of Canadian Artist Gallery and won an Honorable mention award at the “2020 Abstracted Exhibition” and Second place at the “2019 Concept” Exhibition.

Website: www.karlhipolart.net

Instagram: @karlhipolart