Violeta Borisonik was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has a degree in Architecture from the University of Buenos Aires and studied at the National School of Fine Arts.
She moves to Canada in 1989. After taking several classes in ceramics and sculpture she registered in the Diploma Program obtaining a degree in Visual Arts. Violeta is the recipient of the Mac Donald Club Scholarship and the "Ottawa School of Art Graduate Achievement".
Violeta is nowadays working in her studio at home. She is exploring the urban landscape of the big cities. Her compositions are read through texture. Collage with paper, metal, fibers and found objects enhance the richness of her works. Her latest paintings are inscribed into the abstract geometric style.
Violeta has exhibited at the Atrium Gallery, L'Imagier Gallery, Shenkman Centre and Cube Gallery among others. Some of her works are in private collections. Her paintings can be seen at the Kanata Civic Art Gallery and the Kanata Artists Studio Tour. She is also a member of Ottawa Mixed Media Artists.
She teaches printmaking workshops in schools through MASC (Multicultural Arts in Schools and Communities).
Violeta recently resumed jewelery making, a passion that started many years ago in Agentina. She is nowadays taking courses to further her skills in this discipline.