Curator of Canadian Historical Art, Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Canadian art history, particularly late 19th and early 20th centuries, and histories of Canadian art collecting.
Alicia Boutilier is Curator of Canadian Historical Art at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, where she has produced a number of exhibitions on Canadian historical art, northern indigenous art and historical quilts. Before assuming her current position at the Art Centre in 2008, she curated Canadian art exhibitions for several galleries across Ontario. Her exhibition publications include A Vital Force: The Canadian Group of Painters(forthcoming 2013);William Brymner: Artist, Teacher, Colleague (2010); Inspirational: The Collection of H.S. Southam(2009); Public Pictures/Private Homes: London's Lending Library of Canadian Art (1942–1975)(2007); An Intimate Circle: The F.B. Housser Memorial Collection(2005); and 4 Women Who Painted in the 1930s and 1940s: Rody Kenny Courtice, Bobs Cogill Haworth, Yvonne McKague Housser, and Isabel McLaughlin(1998). She holds a Master of Arts in Canadian Art History from Carleton University, Ottawa.