Guest Curator Bio

Kathy Slade

Kathy Slade works across disciplines in a variety of media including textiles, sculpture, sound, performance, film, video, print, and publication. Her work has been exhibited in North America, Europe, and Asia. Slade’s recent solo exhibitions include: This is a Chord. This is Another., a survey of her textile work held at Surrey Art Gallery, BC (2018); Blue Monday, a site-specific installation for Cullinan Richards’ project space 4COSE in London, UK (2017); Charrette Roulette: Language: Kathy Slade, Kay Higgins and Publication Studio Vancouver an exhibition and residency at Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton (2015); and It was a strange apartment; full of books…, a collaborative print installation with poet Lisa Robertson, which was shown at Galerie Au 8 rue saint bon in Paris (2013), and at Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver (2012). Slade received the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation VIVA Award (2009) and was Artist in Residenz at Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna (2012).

Slade is the Founding Editor of Emily Carr University Press where she’s published artists’ books, monographs, music projects, and selected writing by Maureen Gruben, UJ3RK5, Rodney Graham, Elspeth Pratt, Dan Graham, Jeff Derksen, and Rita McBride. With Kay Higgins, Slade is Editor and Publisher of Publication Studio Vancouver where she has published books with artists such as Myfanwy MacLeod, James Hoff, and Mina Totino.