Diversity in the boardroom
“The entire pool of arts professionals in (the magazine’s) survey consists of 184 persons, and of these, just shy of 92% are Caucasian, just less than 4% are Indigenous and just more than 4% are visible minorities.”
While there are large issues in terms of the make-up of Canada’s cultural industry there is good news too. At the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives in Brampton, the facility is now being run by Jamaican Canadian Renee Nand. Their new art exhibition this month? when night stirred at sea: Contemporary Caribbean Art.
Last week I sent out a story about Jamaican Canadian Karen Carter, the cofounder of the Toronto's Black art collective gallery (BAND) who has just been hired to head up the The MacLaren Art Centre. It is a large art gallery and museum located in Barrie, Ontario,