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TD Culture Lab Webinar – Curator Conversations

Sponsored by TD Bank Group and presented by Mississauga Arts CouncilTD Culture Lab is a series of professional development webinars and workshops designed specifically for the creative sector in Mississauga.

About this Workshop:

Calling all aspiring Curators! Join MAC for a virtual chat with Shannon Anderson, Senior Curator at the Art Gallery of Mississauga. Learn about Shannon’s journey as a curator and her recent exhibitions, insight into her curatorial process, and advice on how to develop your career in curating. Award Winning visual artist and podcast host Lisa Jayne Irvine leads this engaging interview.

About the Presenters:

Shannon Anderson currently serves as Senior Curator for the Art Gallery of Mississauga, and has previously held the position of Art Curator for the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. She also co-curates exhibitions with Jay Wilson as part of Anderson Wilson Projects. Their exhibitions have travelled to venues across Canada, including Contemporary Calgary, the University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the Owens Art Gallery in Sackville, New Brunswick. Anderson earned an honours BA in the joint Art and Art History Program at Sheridan and the University of Toronto, and an MA in Art History at Concordia University. She is a member of IKT (International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art), and a board member of SAGA Foundation.

Lisa Jayne Irvine is a multimedia artist whose inspiration is rooted in her exploratory process. Lisa’s creative process spans between conceptual sculpture, abstraction and representational florals. Recently Lisa’s focus has been on painting large scale flowers. As an avid gardener she finds inspiration in the flowers that she grows in her garden at home. In 2021, Lisa started a podcast called Art Conversations with Lisa Jayne Irvine talking to artists and other creatives in the arts industry about their work, process and passion for the Visual Arts. Lisa has an Honours Specialist in the Art & Art History program from the University of Toronto and her Bachelor of Education from Queenʼs University. Lisa has exhibited her work extensively, as well as participated in mentorships and residencies throughout Ontario. Lisa’s work can be found in both public and private collections, nationally and internationally. Lisa is currently preparing for an upcoming exhibition in May 2024. Lisa continues to work from her studio in Mississauga, Canada.