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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors can be reached by email at bod@yyzartistsoutlet.org.

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Ellyn Walker (Chair)
Ellyn Walker is a curator and writer based on the land now known as Toronto. Her work explores the relational nature of curatorial practice and, within that, the representation of intersectional histories. Her curatorial projects have been presented by the Art Gallery of Mississauga, Prefix ICA and upcoming at the Thames Art Gallery. Her writing has been published by theJournal of Curatorial Studies,PUBLIC Journal,Prefix Photo Magazine,BlackFlash Magazine, theInuit Art Quarterly,FuseandC Magazine, among others. Ellyn is currently a PhD candidate at Queen’s University in the Cultural Studies program.

Deborah Kirk (Treasurer)
Deborah Kirk is an interdisciplinary artist and sometimes writer currently
living and working in Toronto. She was awarded a Master of Visual Studies
from the University of Toronto in 2011 and has been a member of the YYZ
board since 2012.

Carmen Victor
Carmen Victor been a Member of the Board of Directors of YYZ since 2014. She has served in various curatorial capacities at institutional, non-institutional galleries and arts organizations in Toronto for 15 years. Her writing appears inSeismopolite: Journal of Art & Politics,Prefix Photomagazine,Culture MachineandDialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review.She is pursuing a PhD in Communication and Culture at York & Ryerson Universities.www.carmenvictor.com

Lucy Lu
Lucy Lu is an arts project manager. Before moving to Toronto in 2016, she was based Shanghai, Beijing and Tokyo. She has extensive professional experience in cultural diplomacy and arts project management, including over five years at British Council China. She holds degrees from Peking University (BA Archaeology), the University of Cambridge (MPhil Archaeological Heritage and Museums), and the University of Tokyo (MA Interdisciplinary Information Studies).

Natalie MacNamara
Bio to come.