A longtime curator at one of Canada’s leading university galleries has been named its acting director.
Jan Allen, who has curated recent exhibitions on Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge, Annie Pootoogook, and Howie Tsui, has been named acting director of the Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen’s University in Kingston.
A curator at the centre since 1992, Allen has developed more than 100 exhibitions. Since 2007, she has been chief curator/curator of contemporary art at the gallery.
The director position was vacated in mid-October by Janet M. Brooke, who had been at the AEAC for 10 years.