Meet Aria | Communications & Development Assistant

My name is Aria Empakeris and I am currently working at CAG as the Communications and Development Assistant. I am a third year Arts Co-op student at UBC, pursuing a BA in English. Growing up in Los Angeles, California, I developed a passion for storytelling through photography, filmmaking, and most of all, writing. I have… Read more »


Meet Johanna | Learning and Public Engagement Assistant

Hello! I am Johanna Killas, the current Young Canada Works Learning and Public Engagement Assistant.  I am also an undergraduate at the University of Toronto, where I study Art History and Health Studies. I have had the pleasure of working here at CAG this summer, with and among the CAG team and the Vancouver arts… Read more »


Hello again! Meet Emily | FPCC Indigenous Curatorial Intern

Hello! My name is Emily and I am excited to be a returning staff member to CAG as the Indigenous Curatorial Assistant, a position funded through the generous support of the First People’s Cultural Council. Throughout my position here, I will be making use of the CAG Blog as a site to make public some… Read more »


CAG commences search for new Executive Director

The Contemporary Art Gallery is pleased to announce the commencement of the search for our new Executive Director. Led by a committee of past and present Board Directors and including distinguished local artists, CAG has engaged the executive search firm Perrett Laver, selected for their success in recent national and international cultural leadership placements. Approaching… Read more »


Call For Submissions | CAG Young Patrons & Cartems Donuts

CAG Young Patrons are partnering with Cartems Donuts to select an exhibition for October 2019 that will be presented in the storefront of Cartems on West Pender Street. We are accepting submissions for either a solo or group exhibition that speaks to the theme of “Indulgence”. This show will run for approximately one month and… Read more »


Meet Georgia | CAG Volunteer

If by chance you visit on a Tuesday afternoon or rent the gallery for an event, make sure you say hello to Georgia, one of our front-desk and event volunteers. “I volunteer at CAG because I am relatively new to Vancouver and I want to engage with the art scene here. I used to be a… Read more »


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 »