Education:

2013 - 2017       Bachelor of Arts, Honours Fine Arts & Art History and Communication, Culture, Information, and Technology. University of

                               Toronto

2013 - 2017       Certificate in Digital Communication. University of Toronto

2012 - 2013       Certificate in Art Fundamentals. Sheridan College

 

Online Certificates:

2020                  Art Criticism and Writing: An Introduction, Node Center for Curatorial Studies Online, Berlin

2020                  Expanding Exhibitions: Innovative Approaches to Curating, Node Center for Curatorial Studies Online, Berlin

2020                  A Practical Guide to Curating, Node Center for Curatorial Studies Online, Berlin

2020                  Modern Art & Ideas, The Museum of Modern Art

2020                  Feminism and Social Justice, The University of California, Santa Cruz

2020                  Gender and Sexuality: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace, The University of Pittsburgh

2020                  Queering Identities: LGBTQ+ Sexuality and Gender Identity, The University of Colorado

 

Related Professional Experience:

2020 – Current  Founding Curator of I. C. Contemporary, Oakville, Ontario 

2020 – Current  Office and Facility Manager, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario

2020 – Current  Exhibitions Review Committee, Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario

2020                  Assistant to the Curator (Flavio Belli), Joseph D. Carrier Gallery, North York, Ontario

2019 – 2020      Emerging Artist Exhibition Curator, Kerr Street Café. Oakville, Ontario

2019                  FITC Creative Technologies Convention Volunteer. Toronto, Ontario

2017 – 2020      Special Projects Associate, Oakville Galleries. Oakville, Ontario

2017 – 2020      Gallery Animatuer, Oakville Galleries. Oakville, Ontario

2017 – 2020      Art Instructor, Oakville Galleries. Oakville, Ontario

2017                  Public Relations Intern & Gallery Attendant, Twist Galleries, Toronto, Ontario 

2017                  Curatorial Intern for SOYRA President Linda Welch, Aurora, Ontario

2017                  Curator for Graduate exhibitions

 

Residencies (Accepted but postponed due to COVID-19)

​2020                  Watershed Studio, Galway, Ireland, Grace O’Malley, One Month

2020                  Els Igols, Barcelona, Arnout Krediet, One Month 

 

Publications

2020                  Online Interview, Culture Fancier, Kitchener, Ontario, By Glodeane Brown

2020                  Zoom Interview, Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre         

                           Oakville, Ontario, By Tonia Di Risio and Nabeel Rahman

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020                   40 Under Forty, Curated by Flavio Belli, Carrier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario 

2019                   Mistletoe Magic, Curated by Carla Garnet, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2019                   Juried Print Exhibition, Curated by Carla Garnet, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2019                   Monsters Exhibition, Curated by Christian Aldo, The Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2019                   Annual Juried Exhibition at Aurora Town Hall, Curated by The Society of York Region Artists, Aurora, Ontario

2019                   Annual Juried Exhibition at Latcham Art Centre, Curated by Elisa Coish, Stouffville, Ontario

2018                   Art in the Park, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Special Events. Stouffville, Ontario

2017                   Split Ends, Curated by Colt Nicastro, The Lansdowne Brewery, Toronto, Ontario 

2017                   It’s Just Paper, Curated by Colt Nicastro, Visual Arts Mississauga, Waterloo, Ontario

2017                   The Middle Child, Curated by Colt Nicastro, Woman’s Art Association of Canada, Toronto, Ontario
 

Awards:

2018                    Excellence in Fourth Year Print

© 2020 by Ignazio Colt Nicastro

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