What is…Contemporary Art? with Suzanne Carte

Saturday 24 April 2021
1–2:30 pm (ET)

In this new series, big topics relating to current Agnes exhibitions are discussed in a casual and accessible format.

In this second iteration of the “What is…” series, Suzanne Carte, Senior Curator at the Art Gallery of Burlington, will discuss contemporary art and whether we can even fit it into a simple definition.

speaker biography

Suzanne Carte is an award-winning curator and cultural producer living in Toronto, Canada. She is the Senior Curator at the Art Gallery of Burlington, an institution at the intersection of contemporary art and craft. She was the Assistant Curator at the Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) focusing on the integration of exhibitions and public programming for over a decade. Within her independent practice, she has curated exhibitions in public spaces, artist-run centres, and commercial and public art galleries and previously, she held positions as outreach programmer for the Blackwood Gallery and the Art Gallery of Mississauga, and as professional development and public program coordinator at the Ontario Association of Art Galleries. Her critical writing has been published in the AGO’s A.I.R. publication for Meera Margaret Singh as well as in Magenta Magazine, Art Writ, and Huffington Post. Suzanne holds an MA in Contemporary Art History from Sotheby’s Art Institute in New York and a BFA from the University of Windsor, and she was a member of the 2017 Toronto Arts Council Leaders Lab.

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