ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTOR
Mireille Eagan is Curator of Contemporary Art at The Rooms in St. John’s, NL. Prior to this, she was curator at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown, PEI, where she was a founding member of Prince Edward Island’s artist-run collective This Town Is Small. Eagan has curated more than 50 exhibitions, including: Jenny Holzer: Truisms; Folklore and Other Panics; Christopher Pratt: The Places I Go; and The Free World.
Collaborative projects include co-curation of the nationally touring retrospective Mary Pratt (with Sarah Fillmore and Caroline Stone), Mary Pratt: This Little Painting (with Jonathan Shaughnessy) at the National Gallery of Canada, and enter the fog (with Josée Drouin-Brisebois).
Eagan was cocurator of the Terra Nova Art Foundation’s Collateral Project at the 55th Venice Biennale, titled About Turn: Newfoundland in Venice, Will Gill and Peter Wilkins (with Bruce Johnson). She has lectured across the country, published extensively in catalogues for private and public galleries, and written for national magazines and periodicals including Border Crossings, C Magazine, canadianart.ca, and Visual Arts News. Eagan holds a Masters in Art History (Concordia University, 2008).