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Staff & Board

STAFF

Program Director — Katrina Orlowski
katrina@grunt.ca

Operations Director — Meagan Kus
meagan@grunt.ca

Curator — Whess Harman
whess@grunt.ca

Archives Manager — Dan Pon
dan@grunt.ca

Exhibitions & Accessibility Manager — Kay Slater
kay@grunt.ca

Program Director Emeritus — Glenn Alteen

CONTRACT STAFF

Mary Ann Anderson — Consultant/Grant Writing
Jessica Fletcher – Archives Digitization Assistant
Linda Gorrie — Business Manager
Alger Ji-Liang — Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen Curator
Sebnem Ozpeta — Creative Technologist
Hedy Wood — Gallery Assistant

Blue Cabin Floating Artist Residency
info@thebluecabin.ca

BOARD

Vitória Monteiro (aka Veto): President
Vitória Monteiro is an artist who explores the intricacies of language abstraction, and the reprocessing of information. Monteiro uses the mediums of papermaking, sculpture, and performance to navigate the various realms that knowledge inhabits. Their works embody themes of dislocation, translation, indexicality, and citation, rooted in reflections of being neurodivergent. With a subtle undertone of satire, they strive to locate themselves within these spaces.  Monteiro holds a BFA in Visual Arts from Simon Fraser University and is the Acting Curator of Learning and Engagement at the Contemporary Art Gallery. 
Diane Blunt
Currently in her third year at Emily Carr University, Diane Blunt is an artist of mixed descent – Ojibway on her father’s side and German on her mother’s. She is a member of the Kawartha Nishnawbe Nation. Diane is pursuing her BFA in Visual Arts where the nature of her work has been exploring drawing, painting, and material practices. She is also experienced in working with all kinds of not for profit organizations.
Andrew Siu
Andrew Siu (MBA Design Strategy) is a Cantonese settler living on the shared lands of the Coast Salish people. He specializes in human-centered design and participatory design research toward building products, services, and experiences that address health equity, patient safety and quality of care. He currently works for the Innovation Support Unit at the UBC Department of Family Practice, and was previously with the Health Design Lab at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
Cait McKinney
Cait McKinney is a media studies scholar interested in how queer social movements use digital technologies to share information. They are the author of Information Activism: A Queer History of Lesbian Media Technologies (2020), which was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist for LGBTQ studies, and the coeditor of Inside Killjoy’s Kastle: Dykey Ghosts, Feminist Monsters, and other Lesbian Hauntings (2019). Their research collaborations with artist Hazel Meyer explore shared attachments to queer histories through writing, performance, video, and other archival interventions. McKinney is Assistant Professor of Communication at Simon Fraser University. 
Erin F. Chan
Erin F. Chan (she/her) is a (self-described) disabled cyborg based in “Vancouver, BC.” She has a BA in English & Pacific and Asian Studies from the University of Victoria, and she is currently a student in the Master of Publishing program at Simon Fraser University—where her research centres on zines and indie publishing. She works as the marketing and publicity assistant at indie book publisher Arsenal Pulp Press, in addition to working as a freelance writer, editor, and graphic designer.
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