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Curator Nancy Campbell Visits

We are pleased to welcome Nancy Campbell, Curator of the Annie Pootoogook exhibit, from March 10 – March 11, 2009 to Grande Prairie.

During this time, she will be engaging with the community in a number of ways. Among them are two fascinating talks which are open to the public. Please join her on March 10 at 2:00 pm for a curatorial tour of the exhibition. In addition to that, she will be giving a talk within the Grande Prairie Regional College’s Speaker Series, also on March 10, at 7:30 pm.

Since 2006 Nancy Campbell has been an independent Curator of Contemporary and Inuit Art. Her curatorial experience ranges from Adjunct Curator of the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, to Director/Curator of The DMG at the University of Toronto at Scarborough in Scarborough, Ontario, as well as working as the Curator of the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre at the University of Guelph, Ontario. She holds a Masters of Arts from the University of British Columbia, completed the Curatorial Studies Program at the Emily Carr College of Art and Design as well as received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba.

CURATORIAL TOUR OF THE ANNIE POOTOOGOOK EXHIBIT

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Location: Kin Gallery at the Heritage Discovery Center,
                Lower level of Centre 2000

SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTATION

Topic: “The New Inuit Art: Annie Pootoogook and her Contemporaries”

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm

Location: Grande Prairie Regional College, Room D208

The exhibition of Annie Pootoogook is now on view at the Kin Gallery until March 31. The Kin Gallery is located in the lower level of Centre 2000 at 11330 – 106 Street in Grande Prairie. For hours of operation, please call the Heritage Discovery Centre at (780) 532-5790. To book a guided tour, please call The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie at (780) 532-8111.

The exhibition of Annie Pootoogook, presented by The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, is organized and toured by the Illingworth Kerr Gallery at the Alberta College of Art and Design. Catalogue is co-produced by the Illingworth Kerr Gallery and the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.

 The Art Gallery of Grande Prairie is continuing to bring art to alternative public spaces since it was forced to vacate its facility after the roof collapsed in March 2007. With limited space in our current office, nearly all exhibitions are located at other venues.