Executive Director & Chief Curator
Vicky Chainey Gagnon
I am a originally from the Eastern Townships in Quebec and came to Campbell River in 2017 after many years working as a curator and arts administrator in Sherbrooke, Quebec City, and St. John’s. My research interests look at contemporary art practices and community outreach in an expanding field.
Curator of Contemporary Art Jenelle Pasiechnik
I am originally from Calgary, but have been living on the Island for nine years. I deeply love the culture of respect for the environment and each other that many live by in this beautiful place, and am grateful to call it my home.
The focus of my graduate studies research at UVic centered on contemporary artists of West Asia living abroad in the world, and the need to open the discourse of art to accept alternative narratives of cultural production globally. I hope to continue that interest as a curator in Campbell River by focusing on giving space and voice to under-represented communities.
Possessing over twenty years of management experience with significant knowledge of business standards, sales, and marketing, I am a multi-faceted team leader with a comprehensive business focus, expertise and vision. It is very exciting to become a part of the Campbell River Art Gallery team, working with the Executive Director and Board to move the vision for our art gallery, into reality.
Gallery Assistants Sarah Dart & Heather Hughson
Preparator Shannon Proctor-McLeod
Art Educator – Super Saturday
A graduate from Emily Carr University with a Fine Art Bachelors Degree, I am a creative enthusiast. With eleven years professionally working with children through various mediums, including face painting and Henna, I am also homeschooling my child from Grade 7 to 10. I find find joy in mentoring, inspiring and encouraging creativity through these mediums and beyond and look forward to sharing my skills and appreciation for the arts alongside the Campbell River Art Gallery and its affiliates.
Graphic Artist Rachel Sanvido
Curatorial Assistant – TBD
Communications Assistant – TBD
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12 noon – 5 pm
Office hours: Monday to Thursday, 10 am – 5 pm; Friday 12 noon to 5 pm
Location: 1235 Shoppers Row, Campbell River, BC V9W 2C7