Gallery Assistant (Curatorial/ Design)
Critical Distance Centre for Curators is excited to welcome Rowan Lynch to the team as the Gallery Assistant (Curatorial/ Design). In this position Rowan will work with the Director and fellow team members at Critical Distance, the Gallery Assistant (Curatorial/Design) supports and contributes to the research, development, management, execution, promotion, and documentation of CDCC exhibitions, events, and initiatives; development and implementation of strategic communications and outreach initiatives; and provides design and production support for print/digital materials relating to our exhibitions, publications, website, social media pages, newsletters, and graphic identity.
The position is supported by the Career Launchers program from OCAD University's Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers.
Rowan Lynch is a curator and artist from Hamilton, ON, currently based in Toronto. They are the recipient of OCAD University’s 2018 medal in Criticism and Curatorial Studies, and
have produced independent curatorial projects within OCADU galleries, the Hamilton Audio Visual Node (HAVN), and Xpace Cultural Centre. They are interested in people, light, and combinations of pictorial and linguistic information.
Critical Distance is a not-for-profit project space, publisher, and professional network devoted to the support and advancement of curatorial practice and inquiry in Toronto, Canada, and beyond. With a focus on critically engaged, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary practices, underrepresented artists and art forms, and community outreach and education in art and exhibition-making, Critical Distance is an open platform for diverse curatorial perspectives, and a forum for the exchange of ideas on curating and exhibition-making as ways to engage and inform audiences from all walks of life.
CDCC is committed to fostering an equitable and inclusive environment and encourages candidates who reflect the diversity of our communities to apply. As always, we thank all participants for their time, energy, interest, and support.