Matthew Hills, BA (Hons) (UWO), MA (UBC)
Gallery director/curator Memorial University Art Collection - School of Fine Arts, Visual Arts
Phone: (709) 637-6209
Webpage:Grenfell Art Gallery
His research focus is contemporary art, public art, twentieth-century art history, curatorial and museum studies, with a recent focus on avant-garde and radical museology.
Prior to being the Director and Curator of the Grenfell Art Gallery, he worked in curatorial capacities at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen's University, and the University of Alberta. He is a two-time curator of the Bonavista Biennale, past juror of the Sobey Art Award, and a founding board member of the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning.
Representative scholarly contributions
His writing has been published in Border Crossings, Muse, BlackFlash, Galleries West, and Syphon.
Memberships and affiliations
He is a member of the Association of Art Museum Curators, University and College Art Gallery Association, and Atlantic Provinces Art Gallery Association. He is a two time curator of the Bonavista Biennale, and has curated exhibitions at the Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, Canada House (Canadian Embassy UK), and the Morris and Helen Belkin Satellite Gallery (UBC).