Writer, curator, educator. Grant Arnold is currently Audain Curator of British Columbia Art at the Vancouver Art Gallery, where he contributes to the Gallery’s exhibition and collecting activities. Over the past twenty years he has organized more than thirty-five exhibitions of historical, modern, and contemporary art. Recent exhibition projects have included Reece Terris: Ought Apartment, Mark Lewis: Modern Time, Fred Herzog: Vancouver Photographs, 75 Years of Collecting – The Road to Utopia, Classified Materials: Accumulations, Archives, Artists (with Daina Augaitis, Bruce Grenville and Monika Szewczyk), Real Pictures: Photographs from the Collection of Claudia Beck and Andrew Gruft, Rodney Graham: A Little Thought [with Jessica Bradley (Art Gallery of Ontario) and Connie Butler (Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles)], The Shadow of Production, Robert Smithson in Vancouver: A Fragment of A Greater Fragmentation, Liz Magor (with Philip Monk), These Days, The Rhetoric Of Utopia: John Vanderpant and His Contemporaries, and weak thought (with Bruce Grenville). Arnold has contributed more than two-dozen essays and articles to exhibition catalogues and journals. He teaches in the Critical and Curatorial Studies program at the University of British Columbia and has lectured on historical and contemporary art at a variety of conferences and institutions.
Discrete project sites documenting the work of specific artists and collectives in detail.
Essays and conversation providing a context for exploring the Project Sites and Archives.
Video interviews conducted between December 2008 and May 2009 reflecting on Vancouver’s art scene in the sixties.