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News / September 25, 2019

Maya Wilson-Sanchez Awarded Fall Canadian Art Editorial Residency

The Toronto-based writer and curator will work in our offices for the 11-week Fall 2019 mentorship
Maya Wilson-Sanchez. Maya Wilson-Sanchez.

Canadian Art is pleased to announce that Maya Wilson-Sanchez has been awarded our Fall 2019 Editorial Mentorship, an 11-week, full-time position intended to develop aspiring writers’ expertise in art-magazine publishing.

Maya Wilson-Sanchez is a curator, writer and researcher based in Toronto. She holds a BA in Visual and Critical Studies from OCAD University, where she co-founded the Journal of Visual and Critical Studies and co-directed the OCAD U Student Press, and an MA in Art History from the University of Toronto. She has published essays, reviews and exhibition texts in multiple venues including The Senses and Society journal and in the upcoming anthology Other Places: Reflections on Media Arts in Canada (PUBLIC Books, 2019).

Wilson-Sanchez has worked in collections, research, programming and curatorial research roles at Gallery TPW, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Onsite Gallery, Xpace Cultural Centre and the Royal Ontario Museum. Recently, she was a curatorial resident at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, where she took part in developing exhibitions by artist Deanna Bowen and filmmaking collective Isuma.

About the Editorial Mentorship

Canadian Art is committed to mentoring the next generation of art writers in Canada. The Canadian Art Editorial Mentorship is a national quarterly program for a current or recent undergraduate, graduate or other post-secondary student with an interest in developing expertise in the realm of professional art-magazine publishing.

Supported by the RBC Foundation. The RBC Foundation is committed to supporting emerging artists across Canada and is proud to support Canadian Art on the Editorial Mentorship program.