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Board of Directors

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

Darryl Bank (Chair)
Darryl Bank is a Toronto-based artist, curator, and arts administrator. Recent projects include “Every Stratified Thing on Earth: John Anderson and the ‘Kingston Tapes’” (Kingston, ON), and “Trickx of Light: The Art of The Hoax” as part of Vtape’s annual “Curatorial Incubator” program. Upcoming projects include several artist books, as well as biographical projects on legendary distance runners Henry Rono and Tom Longboat.

Craig Rodmore (Vice Chair)
Bio to come.

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.

Sarah Jane Gorlitz (Secretary) and Wojciech Olejnik
Sarah Jane Gorlitz and Wojciech Olejnik collaborate on stop-motion animations and installations under the name Soft Turns.  Board members at YYZ Artists’ Outlet, they currently live in Toronto, and occasionally write about art.


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 in Seismopolite: Journal of Art & Politics, Prefix Photo magazine, Culture Machine and Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review. She is pursuing a PhD in Communication and Culture at York & Ryerson Universities. www.carmenvictor.com


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Ellyn Walker
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 the Journal of Curatorial Studies, PUBLIC Journal, Prefix Photo Magazine, BlackFlash Magazine, the Inuit Art Quarterly, Fuse and C Magazine, among others. Ellyn is currently a PhD candidate at Queen’s University in the Cultural Studies program.