2017 RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED
Emerging curator Corrie Jackson of Toronto has been selected for the 2017 Hnatyshyn Foundation-Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency. The Young Curator Residency program sends an exceptional young Canadian curator between the ages of 25 and 30 to work in residence at Fogo Island Arts.
Corrie Jackson is the RBC Associate Art Curator, overseeing the management and growth strategy of the RBC Corporate Art Collection and developing engagement surrounding RBC’s support of the visual arts. A recent graduate of the Master of Visual Studies, Curatorial Practice program at the University of Toronto, Jackson’s curatorial interests focus on cross-generational dialogues and developing the role of collections as accountable and inclusive narratives. Previously she worked at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at the University of Toronto, at Sotheby’s Canada, and as an independent curator. She is on the board of contemporary art centre Mercer Union and the Gardiner Museum, and is the senior advisor to the Hart House Art Committee at the University of Toronto.
For more information visit the Hnatyshyn Foundation website.