Corrie Jackson selected to conduct 2017 emerging curator residency at Fogo Island Arts
Corrie Jackson is the RBC Associate Art Curator, overseeing the management and growth strategy of the RBC Corporate Art Collection and developing engagement surrounding RBC’s support of the visual arts. A recent graduate of the Master of Visual Studies, Curatorial Practice program at the University of Toronto, Corrie’s curatorial interests focus on cross-generational dialogues and developing the role of collections as accountable and inclusive narratives. Previously she worked at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at the University of Toronto, at Sotheby’s Canada, and as an independent curator. She is on the board of contemporary art centre Mercer Union and the Gardiner Museum, and is the senior advisor to the Hart House Art Committee at the University of Toronto. News release
About Fogo Island Arts
Fogo Island Arts is a residency-based contemporary art venue that supports research and production of new work for artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians, curators, designers and thinkers from around the world. Since 2008, FIA has brought some of the most exciting, emerging and renowned artists of today to Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada to take part in residencies and to present solo exhibitions at the Fogo Island Gallery. Combining contemporary art, iconic architecture and social innovation in a singular setting, FIA is a world-class institution that is uniquely rooted in community. Fogo Island Arts is an initiative of the Shorefast Foundation, a registered charity dedicated to improving the social, cultural and economic conditions on Fogo Island and other small places around the world. For more information, visit www.fogoislandarts.ca.