Meet Emily | CMA-RBC Indigenous Curatorial Assistant

Hello, I am Emily Dundas Oke, and I am very grateful for these past months spent learning and working alongside the staff, artists, and partners of CAG. Joining CAG as the CMA-RBC Indigenous Curatorial Assistant immediately after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Visual Arts was the most exciting opportunity. This experience has… Read more »


Meet Melissa | Learning & Public Engagement Intern

My name is Melissa Woo and I am the Learning and Public Engagement Assistant Intern at the Contemporary Art Gallery for the summer of 2018. Currently, I am a third year Psychology major at the University of British Columbia. Throughout this experience my position has been challenging at times as my previous background is not… Read more »


Meet Tianna | Marketing & Communications Intern

My name is Tianna Barton and I am honoured to be working as the Marketing and Communications Intern at the CAG this season. An integral part of Vancouver’s art community, the CAG’s dedication to public engagement, education and art accessibility speaks to my values and future goals as an artist. Here at the CAG, I… Read more »


Meet Brianna | School Programs Intern

Hi! My name is Brianna Anderson and I am the current School Programs Intern at CAG this fall.  Thus far I have been researching Andrew Dadson’s work from the current exhibition Site For Still Life, to create an elementary school program for the show. In addition and to engage with the public, CAG offers Family Days on… Read more »


Meet Joni | Front of House Intern

Hi! My name is Joni Cheung and I am the current Front of House Intern at the Contemporary Art Gallery. I’m in my final year of the Bachelor of Fine Arts, with a focus in visual arts, at Simon Fraser University’s School of Contemporary Arts. During my time at SFU, I’ve had the opportunity to… Read more »


Meet Whitney | Curatorial Intern

My name is Whitney Brennan and it is a pleasure to join CAG as the curatorial intern. Part of what excites me about CAG is its dedication to creating accessible exhibitions and public programming that engages with local and international artists. From the artist residency program at the Burrard Marina Field House, to the off-site… Read more »


Call for submissions: Cartems donuterie in partnership with CAG Young Patrons

Call for submissions: Cartems donuterie in partnership with CAG Young Patrons Application Deadline is April 30th. Cartems is partnering with the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver to select an exhibition for June 2017 that will be presented in our storefront on West Pender Street. Submission details below. We are accepting submissions for either a solo or… Read more »


Andi Icaza-Largaespada wins CAG Prize 2017

We are pleased to announce Andi Icaza-Largaespada as the winner of the second CAG Prize for an emerging artist selected from the BFA program at the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. Generously sponsored by the Peter Szeto Investment Group | BMO Nesbitt Burns, the CAG prize includes an award of $2,500,… Read more »


Meet Michelle Martin, Program Intern

Hello! My name is Michelle Martin and I’m delighted to be doing a practicum with the Contemporary Art Gallery.  I’m currently in the first year of the Master’s in Comparative Media Arts at SFU and I’m thrilled and excited to be working with Assistant Curators Jas Lally, Holly Schmidt, and the rest of the wonderful… Read more »


Hello from Michele, exploring learning programs at CAG

Hello, my name is Michele Davey. I am in my third year at the University of British Columbia completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art. I am happy to be interning and assisting with learning programs at the CAG  through my studio class Artists in Society at UBC. This internship is a special opportunity for me… Read more »


Hello from Lanna!

Hello, my name is Lanna Lastiwka and I just started an internship as the curatorial assistant at the gallery. I am thrilled to be supporting the CAG team this fall/winter with new and exciting projects including working with artists Sameer Farooq and Mirjam Linschooten projects and the upcoming curatorial retreat at the Burrard Marina Field House…. Read more »