Thursday, October 06, 2016

Art House Café Lecture Series: October 23!

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery is launching its fifth 
Art House Café lecture Series!

Join us Sunday, October 23 at 2pm-4pm, for our Keynote Speaker, Jennifer Matotek as she presents:
Curating Collaborative: presenting contemporary art from myriad perspectives, together.

Admission is FREE!

Read about Jennifer below!






About Jennifer:

Born in Grimsby, Ontario (and former GPAG summer student) Jennifer Matotek has held curatorial and administrative positions at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, and the Art Gallery of Hamilton. She has curated numerous exhibitions for galleries and artist-run centers across Canada.

Her work as a video artist has been shown internationally.

Matotek’s writing has been published by Black Dog Publishing, Momus, YYZ Artists’ Outlet, Gallery 44, Vtape, and Magenta, among others.

Jennifer Matotek holds an MA in Art History from York University and a Diploma in Curatorial Studies. She completed an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University.

Jennifer Matotek currently sits on the Board of Directors of Saskbooks. On occasional Tuesday nights, she performs with Hitchhikers Improv. She is an adult beginner piano player, taking classes at the Conservatory of Performing Arts, University of Regina. She studies contemporary dance at Fadadance and weight trains at YMCA of Regina. Outside of these activities, she likes to snuggle with her family (particularly her cats, Pants and Riley), and enjoys traveling, reading, playing Dungeons and Dragons, putting together jigsaw puzzles, and playing video games. Occasionally, Jennifer Matotek cooks and mixes experimental cocktails.

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