Collins, Curtis



This discussion will examine KIAC’s The Natural & The Manufactured projects over the past three years, with a focus on how participating artists have delimited the environment according to places that are rarely indicative of nature and almost always affected via artificial means.

Friday, August 14th, 7 PM in the KIAC Ballroom

DR. CURTIS COLLINS  graduated with a PhD from McGill University’s Department of Art History and Communications Studies in 2002. Over the past twenty years, Collins has served as a curator and director for public art galleries across Canada, including the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in New Brunswick, the Art Gallery of Algoma in Ontario, and the Dunlop Art Gallery in Saskatchewan. Among those universities that Dr. Collins has been engaged as a sessional lecturer are: the University of Lethbridge, Trent University and the First Nations University of Canada.

In January of 2013, Curtis was appointed as the new Chair and Program Director of the Yukon School of Visual Arts in Dawson City.