Instructor Profile

Regina Haggo

B.A., M. Litt.

Born in England, Regina immigrated to Canada, where she graduated from McMaster University. She continued her studies in art history and classical archeology in Scotland at the University of Edinburgh, then accepted a tenured position at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. She began teaching at DVSA after returning to Canada.

Background, Exhibitions & shows

Regina was a tenured professor of art history at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, where she developed and taught BA and MA courses and supervised MA theses.  She writes a weekly column about art for The Hamilton Spectator and produces videos on contemporary art for thespec.com. She also contributes to other publications and produced a classical music program on CFMU radio. She has taught at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Burlington Art Centre, Carnegie Gallery, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant and DVSA and has given lectures to numerous organizations in the region, where she is in demand as a public speaker.

Regina has curated and written catalogue essays for numerous exhibitions of historical and contemporary art in New Zealand and Canada. She also contributed to On The Edge, a book documenting a local project on art and the environment.

Regina’s Upcoming Courses