Art Fair Director / Curator Work

In the summer of 2013, I moved to Chicago, Illinois to work with The Visual Art Network (VAN) to create a family of three unique artist-centric art fairs in response to current industry trends. Each fair maintained an individual premise of its own in response to current questions, needs, and present art fair protocols.

It was important to fold in my background and experience with Canadian artist-run culture, and did so by including three 'open call' opportunities alongside the more conventional spaces for purchase in all three fairs - The Drawing Show, Tomorrow Stars and Video/Media Section.

As Director and Curator I was responsible for all correspondences with individual artists regarding work selections, curating the open call applications, protecting the vision and mission of each fair, floor planning and on site event management.