The Canadian Art Foundation is pleased to announce that Jaclyn Bruneau is the recipient of the 2015 Canadian Art Foundation Editorial Residency.
Founded in 2004, the annual $7,000 prize has been awarded to selected Canadian post-secondary students with an interest in professional art-magazine publishing. The winner works at Canadian Art during the summer, honing their writing skills, researching editorial material, learning production procedures and helping to produce exhibition reviews in print and online.
Jaclyn Bruneau, originally from the West Coast, currently resides in Toronto. Most recently, she worked in facilitation, engagement and publication management at Vancouver’s Contemporary Art Gallery and as social-media manager for Capture Photography Festival. She has worked in different capacities at Simon Fraser University’s Semester in Dialogue, New Forms Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, Adbusters Media Foundation, Vancouver International Sculpture Biennale and CityStudio. She was recently published in Kapsula, Highway Magazine and Sad Mag, and also contributed to Women in Clothes (2014).
The Canadian Art Foundation received many strong applications for the program and would like to thank all those who applied.
York University graduate Natasha Chaykowski was last year’s editorial resident. During her time at this publication, Chaykowski covered the Sunday Drive Warkworth festival, Vera Frenkel’s …from the Transit Bar at the National Gallery of Canada and more. Previous editorial residents have gone on to write for various Canadian and international publications, including Canadian Art, art agenda, Artinfo, Momus, Afterall and others.
For more information about the Canadian Art Editorial Residency, please visit canadianart.ca/residency.