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Welcome Tarah Hogue + Meet Renee Mok

April 23rd, 2014

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grunt welcomes Tarah Hogue

grunt is excited to welcome Tarah Hogue as our curatorial resident! Tarah is no stranger to the Vancouver Art Scene; she recently worked with the Belkin to co-curate the Witnesses exhibition and she’s also the co-founder of Gam Gallery. Read her bio below, and be sure to say ‘hi’ the next time you see her at grunt gallery.

Tarah Hogue is a writer and curator of Dutch/Métis ancestry. She holds a Bachelor of Art History from Queen’s University and a Master of Art History in Critical Curatorial Studies from the University of British Columbia. Hogue has curated a number of exhibitions in Vancouver, including No Windows at the Satellite Gallery in 2011 and her practicum exhibition, Facing the Animal, at the Or Gallery in 2012. She has recently co-curated two exhibitions about Indian Residential Schools in Canada: Witnesses: Art and Canada’s Indian Residential Schools at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, and NET-ETH: Going out of the Darkness with Malaspina Printmakers. In 2009 she co-founded The Gam Gallery, an exhibition space and artist studio located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

grunt gallery and Tarah Hogue would like to thank BC Art Council’s Early Career Development Program.

Meet Renee Mok

grunt gallery would like to introduce our intern, Renee Mok! Renee is a 4th year English Literature major at UBC. grunt found Renee through the Arts Co-op Program; she’s currently working on an eBook with grunt’s co-founding member, Hillary Wood, and our archives assistant, Audrey MacDonald. The eBook is for grunt gallery’s 30th anniversary celebration and you can expect it to be launched this Fall.

She has experience in marketing and communications and has worked as a Communications Intern for the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Centre for Teaching Learning and Technology at UBC. Renee enjoys writing and design and aspires to find a job in communications after she graduates.

grunt gallery has been extremely fortunate to find such a resourceful, hard-working intern that was capable of teaching herself how to create an eBook from scratch (amazing!). grunt gallery would like to warmly congratulate Renee as she is graduating from her degree program this May.

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