Bushra Junaid is a multidisciplinary artist and curator based in Toronto whose work probes themes of history, memory, identity and placemaking in the diasporas of African-descended peoples. Currently curator for Eastern Edge Gallery’s Art as a Tool for Change Project, her most recent project What Carries Us: Newfoundland and Labrador in the Black Atlantic at The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery (2020) included video, mixed media, mural and photo-based works by […]
Jaimie Isaac is a curator and interdisciplinary artist, member of Sagkeeng First Nation in Treaty 1 Territory, and is of mixed heritage. Currently Chief Curator at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria since September 2021, Isaac is dedicated to making space for womxn, BIPOC, LGBTQ2S+ voices, and decolonizing art and cultural institutions. She served as curator […]
Darryn Doull is the curator of the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, with previous appointments as the Curator of Canadian Art at The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery in St. John’s, NL (2018-2021) and as the Assistant Curator of the Judith & Norman Alix Gallery in Sarnia, ON (2010-2016). His curatorial approach brings artworks, objects, and archives together to produce poly-vocal, socially-engaged […]
Nicole J. Caruth is a cultural strategist and holistic health coach who examines the intersections of identity, place, and health. Caruth has worked with nonprofit spaces for more than 20 years to present exhibitions, develop community initiatives, and increase the representation of melanated and marginalized people in the arts. She has held positions at McColl Center […]
Denise Ryner is the Director/Curator at Or Gallery, Vancouver (2017-present), as well as associate curator in collaboration with Anselm Franke at the Visual Arts and Film Department of Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. Her curatorial, research and writing interests include place-as-agent in exhibition-making and the cultural production of transnational counterflows of the 19th and […]
Julie Crooks is Associate Curator, Photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). She received a PhD in the Department of History of Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK, based on her dissertation Alphonso Lisk-Carew and Early Photography in Sierra Leone. Julie’s research focuses on […]
Sally Frater is the Director of Oakville Galleries and former Curator of Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Guelph. She holds an Honors BA in Studio Art from the University of Guelph and an MA in Contemporary Art from The University of Manchester/Sotheby’s Institute of Art. The former Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art […]
Lisa Volpe is the Associate Curator, Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She earned her MA at Case Western Reserve University and her PhD at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Before arriving in Houston, she was the Curator of the Wichita Art Museum where she oversaw all areas of the museum’s collection. […]
Michelle Jacques is currently the Chief Curator at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV), where she is responsible for guiding a curatorial and education program that links contemporary practices, ideas and issues to the Gallery’s historical collections and legacies. Since joining the AGGV, she has curated exhibitions with contemporary artists Carol Sawyer, Rodney Sayers […]
Al Miner is the Founding Director/Chief Curator of the Georgetown University Art Galleries where he is also Associate Professor of the Practice in Museum Studies). Miner oversaw the final construction of the Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery, establishing the vision, policies, and program for the University’s flagship exhibition space that opened in […]
Ryan Rice, Kanien’kehá:ka of Kahnawake, is an independent curator and the Associate Dean, Academic Affairs in the Faculty of Liberal Arts / School of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) University (Toronto, ON). Rice served as the Chief Curator at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (Santa Fe, NM) […]
Lisa Steele is the Artistic Director of VTape and professor at University of Toronto John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design.
Srimoyee Mitra is the Director of Stamps Gallery at Stamps School of Art and Design (Ann Arbor, Michigan).
Andrew Hunter is Senior Curator at the Art Gallery of Guelph.
Rhéanne Chartrand is a curator, creative producer, and arts administrator based in Toronto, Canada. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Anthropology from McMaster University and a Master’s degree in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto. Chartrand has over six years of experience producing interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary exhibitions, showcases, and […]