The RBC Painting Prize
In collaboration with the Contemporary Art Gallery.
The purpose of the RBC painting prize is to support emerging Canadian artists. Curator Shaun Dacey will discuss the works on view.
For more information about the exhibit, please visit the Contemporary Art Gallery website.
Shaun Dacey is curator at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver. He has cultivated a diverse career as a programmer, including key positions as director/curator of Access Gallery, public programmer at the Burnaby Art Gallery, and youth programmes coordinator at Oakville Galleries. Shaun has also produced exhibitions and public projects for various spaces throughout Canada, including the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Gallery Atsui and the InterAccess Media Arts Centre. His projects explore diverse forms of knowledge exchange through focused research in public, collaborative and social practices. Dacey holds a master's degree in critical and curatorial studies from the University of British Columbia.
About the Philosophers' Café
Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.