(b. 1949, Mohkinstis, Calgary)


Born in 1949, Hank Bull traveled to Europe in 1968, studying under Robert Markle and Nobuo Kubota at the New School of Art in Toronto, joining Vancouver’s Western Front in 1973. A multi-faceted artist, Bull is recognized as an innovator in radio, telecommunications, performance and social practices. As curator, administrator and advocate, Bull has participated in the development of artist-run culture in Canada and abroad, producing numerous international projects. In 1999, he co-founded Centre A, the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. His personal art practice takes place at the intersection of painting, performance, video and sound. 


Bull’s work has been included in the Venice Biennale and Documenta and can be found in museum collections including the National Gallery of Canada, the MoMA, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal and Ludwig Museum.