Art Now! Presents: James Patten
Join us for the first Art Now lecture of 2018, Thursday January 18, 7pm in NCB 113 for a talk by James Patten is director and chief curator at McIntosh Gallery, Western University.
James Patten is director and chief curator at McIntosh Gallery, Western University. Since 1986 he has held curatorial positions in various Canadian art galleries, including the Art Gallery of Windsor, Winnipeg Art Gallery and Museum London. He has produced exhibitions and publications on contemporary Canadian and international artists, including solo projects with Ed Pien, Kelly Wood, Jason McLean, Adrian Norvid, Janet Werner, Marcel Dzama, David Claerbout, Ron Terada, David Mabb, Willie Bester, Kim Moodie, David Merritt, Sheila Butler, Gerald Ferguson, Kelly Mark, Shelley Niro, Carlo Cesta, and Carl Beam. His group exhibitions include Home Show, featuring Sam Taylor Wood, Jamelie Hassan, and Jeff Wall (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2004), and Young Contemporaries, which included Steven Shearer, Taras Politaiko, Yoko Takashima, Ron Terada, Germaine Koh, and David Hoffos (Museum London, 1996). Patten read for a B.A. at the University of Toronto and an M.A. in art history from McGill before completing curatorial internships at the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.