• A Festival of Ideas
  • March to July 2021
  • Guelph

Sally Frater

Sally Frater holds an Honours BA in Studio Art from the University of Guelph and an MA in Contemporary Art from The University of Manchester. Curatorially she is interested in decolonization, spatial theory, Black and Caribbean diasporas, photography, art of the everyday, and issues of equity and representation in museological spaces. She has curated over 55 solo and group exhibitions for institutions such as the Ulrich Museum of Art, the McColl Center for Art and Innovation, Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at the University of Toronto, Project Row Houses, and Centre[3] for Artistic and Social Practice. A former resident in the Core Critical Studies fellowship at the Glassell School at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Frater has also completed fellowships and residencies at the UT Dallas Centraltrak, Southern Methodist University, Project Row Houses and Art21. The recipient of grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council, and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, she is a member of the Association of International Curators of Contemporary Art, and the Association of Art Museum Curators, and is an alum of Independent Curators International. She is currently the director of Oakville Galleries.

Photo: Alex Jacobs-Blum