Learn more about the Lower Mainland’s visual arts scene with the Richmond Art Gallery’s Director, Shaun Dacey. Shaun will share his experiences of working at various arts organizations, to provide insight into the different types of non-profit and public galleries in BC and what type of artwork or proposals they tend to look for.
Session is free, but RSVP is required along with your specific questions about the art scene for our presenter this month. RSVP to Charis at CAu2@richmond.ca.
Richmond Art Gallery Program Room
Presenter bio: Shaun Dacey
Most recently Dacey was curator of the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver, where he worked as curator since 2013. He was responsible for a diverse programs of exhibitions, education and off-site projects with particular focus on the residencies and outreach with artists based at the CAG’s Burrard Marina Field House Studio. His previous positions include director/curator of Access Gallery, public programmer at the Burnaby Art Gallery, and youth programmes coordinator at Oakville Galleries. Dacey holds a master’s degree in critical and curatorial studies from the University of British Columbia.
Above: Shaun Dacey.