The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, November 18, 2017


Michelle Jacques named Chief Curator at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
The new Chief Curator at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: Michelle Jacques. Photo: AGO photographer Craig Boyko.


VICTORIA, BC.- Jon Tupper, Director of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is pleased to announce that Michelle Jacques has been named Chief Curator at the Gallery. She will assume her new position on October 22, 2012.

For most of the past 15 years, Jacques has held various curatorial positions in the contemporary and Canadian departments of the Art Gallery of Ontario, where she is currently the Acting Curator, Canadian Art. From 2002-2004, she was the Director of Programming at the Centre for Art Tapes in Halifax.

“Michelle’s broad range of experience as a curator, from historical to contemporary, will make her an ideal addition to the curatorial team at the AGGV,” said Tupper.

Jacques is also an educator, she has taught writing, art history and curatorial studies at NSCAD University (2003-2004); University of Toronto Mississauga (2006); and OCAD University (2006-2011); and is currently adjunct faculty at York University.

She is currently on the boards of Vtape and the Feminist Art Gallery and a is past board member of the artist-run contemporary art centre Mercer Union, all in Toronto. Jacques is a contributing editor with FUSE magazine, and has written extensively for catalogues, journals and other publications.

Jacques received a B.A. (Honours) in art history and psychology from Queens University, Kingston, ON, and an M.A. in art history from York University, Toronto.






Today's News

August 23, 2012

New logo for the Rijksmuseum: Irma Boom designs new Rijksmuseum house style

Legendary expedition ship, the S.S. Terra Nova, found by researchers off Greenland

Marina Abramović The Artist is Present now available on DVD and digital download

New York City's Columbus statue enveloped by living room made by Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi

Moscow Museum of Modern Art presents portraits and landscapes from the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes

The Shoshana Collection of ancient Judaean coins, Part 2, comes to Long Beach from Heritage Auctions

Julien's Auctions announces exclusive auction of property from the Estate of Greta Garbo

Hollywood star Sean Penn's nonprofit aid group to demolish Haiti's National Palace

University of Richmond Museums opens exhibition of prints by John Cage

The Autry names Stacy Lieberman new Vice President of Communications and Visitor Experience

"Bob Van Breda: Objects", exhibition of new sculptures opens at Heather James Fine Art

Learn to paint and draw masterpieces with your personal art studio on Nintendo 3DS

Art Gallery of Ontario's Grange Prize announces 2012 shortlist for $50,000 prize

The Phillip Clover Collection of U.S. large cents headlines Heritage Auctions September Long Beach event

Washington Monument didn't sink after earthquake

Jean Outland Chrysler Library will move to new art building on Old Dominion University campus

Michelle Jacques named Chief Curator at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

"Bios - Concepts of Life in Contemporary Sculpture" opens at Georg-Kolbe-Museum

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art announces "Best in Show" for Louisiana Contemporary

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Grasshopper found embedded in van Gogh masterpiece at Nelson-Atkins

2.- Scientists discover a mysterious, plane-sized 'void' in Great Pyramid in Egypt

3.- The largest collection of Viking artifacts on display in North America comes to the Royal Ontario Museum

4.- Rafael Soriano opens at Frost Art Museum FIU: Kicks off Miami's Art Basel season

5.- Cleveland Museum of Art releases new strategic plan

6.- Exhibition tells the story of the artists who fled to Britain to escape war in France

7.- Zahi Hawass criticises pyramid void 'discovery'

8.- French court to rule on Nazi-looted Pissarro painting

9.- Clark Art Institute exhibition studies less-explored aspects of Impressionist works

10.- Exhibitions in Germany and Switzerland present works from the Gurlitt Estate



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful