At Remai Modern, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Walter Philips Gallery, Nikkei National Gallery and Winnipeg Art Gallery:
Sandra Guimarães has been appointed chief curator at the Remai Modern in Saskatoon. She spent 11 years at the Serralves Museum in Portugal, and has collaborated with leading artists and arts organizations. The Remai is slated to open in 2016.
Wayne Baerwaldt, director of the Illingworth Kerr Gallery at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, retired recently. The college has decided the gallery will be curated by a college committee.
Lorna Brown has been named associate director and curator of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
Peta Rake has been appointed curator of the Walter Phillips Gallery at the Banff Centre. Rake will co-curate the 2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art in conjunction with the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton.
Vancouver gallerist Sherri Kajiwara is the new director and curator at the Nikkei National Museum.
Jaimie Isaac is the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s new aboriginal curatorial resident, a two-year position funded by the Canada Council for the Arts.