Our esteemed jurors for the 2014 INTERGENERATIONAL LGBT ARTIST RESIDENCY are:
Elisha LIM (artist)
Kelly McCRAY (curator)
Dr. Kathleen PIRRIE ADAMS (professor, curator)
Kelly McCray has exhibited his work, curated exhibitions and directed galleries for the past 25 years. His photo-based work has been exhibited at museums, artist-run-centres, and film festivals. In addition to receiving various project grants, in 2003 he was awarded a Pollock-Krasner for hisGnawts project. In 2013, he co-curated the Rare & Raw show for the Leslie & Lohman Museum in New York. His previous curatorial shows at Edward Day Gallery include Flash, Obsession and Urtopia. He is co-founder of ArtBarrage.com, Bank on Art and currently consults with artists and businesses through the Your Art Our Business service.
Kathleen Pirrie Adams is a writer and curator is completing a PhD entitled Popular Music Remains: Artifact, Experience and the Museum as Interface at the University of Leicester. Her writing and curatorial projects focus on the influence of new media and popular music on contemporary art. She was a founding member of the band Fifth Column, a mainstay of the programming committee of Inside Out in its early years, an arts writer for Xtra and the program director of InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre for seven years. She teaches contemporary art, cultural theory and curatorial studies at Ryerson University in the School of Image Arts.
Results will be announced in early June. Please stay tuned!