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 »


Experiencing ‘White, Steel, Slice, Mask’ up close! | Lanna reports…

Curatorial assistant Lanna Lastiwka reports on her experiences of assisting artists Sameer Farooq and Mirjam Linschooten with preparation for the installation of their exhibition White, Steel, Slice, Mask in the CAG window spaces. Installing White, Steel, Slice, Mask posed a physical challenge due to the narrow space in the CAG windows. Installing was difficult! on… Read more »


Meet Edwina, Curatorial Intern

Hello! This is Edwina Zhao, the new curatorial intern from Singapore! I am currently pursuing a BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree at University of the Arts London – Chelsea College of Arts. For the fall semester, I travelled to Vancouver as an exchange student through Emily Carr University of Art + Design to take part… Read more »


Meet Lola Storey, Public Program Intern

I had the pleasure of attending a workshop CAG artist-in-residence Keg de Souza held for the multi-year Art class students of King George Secondary, a partner High School in the CAG’s education programming. The workshop involved the artists introduction of her current project with the Burrard Marina Field House Residency involving a participatory collage of… Read more »


Meet Mackenzie Reid Rostad, CAG Learning Assistant

Hi everyone, My name is Mackenzie Reid Rostad. I’m excited to be joining the team at CAG as this summers Learning Assistant, made possible through the Department of Canadian Heritage, Young Canada Works program. I will learn and, occasionally, I may also assist. Primarily I will aid in hosting CAG artists in residence such as Maddie Leach and Diane… Read more »


Meet Ines Min, Curatorial Assistant

Hi there. My name is Ines Min and I just began a summer internship as curatorial assistant. I’m excited to be working alongside Curator Shaun Dacey, Assistant Curator Jas Lally, and the rest of the CAG team. I am entering my second year in the Critical and Curatorial Studies master’s program at UBC, as well… Read more »