Staff and Board

Staff

Jonathan Lockyer: Executive Director & Curator

Jon Lockyer is a curator, educator, and writer from Toronto, Ontario. Lockyer’s interest as a curator focuses on issues of social and political engagement, and that challenges the aesthetic and pedagogical boundaries of contemporary art. More specifically, Lockyer is interested in Indigenous art and curatorial practices that have originated in North America since the early 1960s. Lockyer received his BA from Trent University in Canadian Studies, and recently completed an MFA at OCAD University in Criticism and Curatorial Practice. He has worked previously at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (Santa Fe, NM), the Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, ON) and C Magazine.

Bec Groves: Associate Director – Programming & Development

Bec Groves joined Artspace in the spring of 2015, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Mount Allison University and has a diploma in Non-Profit Arts Management from Western University. 

Hannah Keating: Programming Assistant

After completing her BA and MA  in Art History at Carleton University, Hannah Keating completed curatorial internships at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the University of Manitoba School of Art Gallery before joining Artspace in the summer of 2017. She has since done work with the Art Gallery of Peterborough and the Electric City Culture Council, most recently acting as the Artistic Producer of Artsweek 2018.

Eryn Lidster: Trent Student Intern

Susan Newman: Bookkeeper

Board of Directors

Jeff Macklin (Chair) 

Steve Blair (Vice-Chair)

Sam Sayer (Treasurer)

Linz Hunt

Scott Bucsis

Cydnee Hosker

Jill Snoddon

Andrew Ihamaki

Andrea Barrett  

Patrick Moore (Ex-officio Member)

Michael Poulton (Ex-officio Member)