August 14, 2012
Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) is pleased to announce that Ms. Jan Allen has been appointed as Interim Director of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre (AEAC) effective October 13, 2012 to June 30, 2013. Ms. Allen, who holds a B.A, B.F.A. and M.A. (Art History) (all from Queen’s), is an award-winning curator who joined the AEAC staff in 1992 and has held the position of Chief Curator/Curator of Contemporary Art since 2008. Major recent projects include Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge: Working Culture (2008) and Sorting Daemons: Art, Surveillance Regimes and Social Control(2010) and Annie Pootoogook: Kinngait Compositions (2011). Her independent critical writing has been published in C magazine, Artext, Prefix Photo,and Poliester.
Principal Woolf and Provost Harrison wish to acknowledge with thanks the outstanding contributions and leadership of Ms. Janet Brooke, who has ably served as Director of the AEAC for more than 10 years.