Jennifer McRorie + Joanne Marion
Join us on the AGSM Facebook page to meet the curators of A Prairie Vernacular – Jennifer McRorie and Joanne Marion, who will discuss the genesis of the exhibition project. Their conversation will focus on the works from their home provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta. A ‘Q & A’ will follow their discussion.
About the curators:
Jennifer McRorie is the Curatorial Director at the Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan since 2015. She has been active for more than twenty years in the Saskatchewan arts community as an arts administrator, curator, arts writer and visual artist, serving in many roles within various arts organizations and galleries, including the Saskatchewan Arts Board, the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils, CARFAC Saskatchewan, the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Dunlop Art Gallery, Elsie Scherle Gallery and the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, where she started out as a curatorial intern. She holds a MFA with distinction from the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand and a BFA from the University of Regina.
Joanne Marion was the Curator/Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre in Medicine Hat, Alberta, for the past 3 years. Prior to that position, she was Curator/Director of the Esplanade Art Gallery for 17 years. She has curated many solo, group and touring exhibitions and produced numerous exhibition catalogues, as well as contributed texts for collaborative curatorial and publication projects. She received a BFA from Queens University and an MFA from the University of Guelph.