About grunt gallery

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Grunt is an artist-run centre founded in 1984 in Vancouver, BC, with a vision to be an international renowned artist-run centre furthering contemporary art practice. Through the exploration of our diverse Canadian cultural identity we offer innovative public programming in exhibitions, performances, artist talks, publications and special projects. Our mandate is to inspire public dialogue by creating an environment conducive to the emergence of innovative, collaborative, and provocative Canadian contemporary art.

Our submissions guide can be found here


Program Director - Glenn Alteen
Operations Director - Meagan Kus
Communications and programming - Demian Petryshyn


Mary Ann Anderson - Consultant/Grant Writing (2005)
Linda Gorrie - Business Manager (2005)
Tania Willard - Resident Curator (2006)
Archer Pechawis - Web & Digital Publications Designer/ATA Technical Director (1991)
Merle Addison - Performance and Event Photography (1989)
Henri Robideau - Installation Photography (2008)
Venge Dixon – Archive and Curatorial support (2004)
Sharifah Marsden – Director, Native Youth Artists Collective
Dana Claxton – ATA Curator/Volunteer (1993)
Hedy Wood Cleaning/Fridge Magnates


Laiwan (Chung), Chair
Fraser MacKenzie, Vice Chair
David Khang, Interim Treasurer
Kari Gunderson, Secretary
Bo E. Myers
Christina L. Adams
Jason Fitzpatrick
Rosanne Bennett
Sepideh Saii


Malcolm Levy – ATA Project Manager
Brian Gotro ATA Lead Digitizer
Steven Tong ATA IT/Gallery Attendant
Dan Pon ATA Digitizer
Cornelia Wyngarden ATA Admin Assistant/Copyright
Venge Dixon ATA Collections Manager/Editor
Olga Alexandru Collections Assistant
D’Arcy O’Connor Curatorial Assistant – Ahasiw Project
Polina Bachlakova Intern
Jennifer Campbell Intern
Adrienne Greyeyes Intern
Jessica Mach Intern
Caroline Mousseau Intern
Christine Stoddard Intern
Zoe Tissandier Intern
Diana Zapata Intern
D'Arcy O'Conner Intern Ahasiw
Joi Arcand Intern Indian Acts
Kendra McLellan


Canada Council

The Canada Council of the Arts through the Visual Arts Section

BC Arts Council

The Government of BC through the BC Arts Council

City of Vancouver

The City of Vancouver

Audain Foundation

The Audain Foundation


Canada Council

The Canada Council for the Arts
The Flying Squad

BC Arts Council

The Government of BC through the BC Arts Council

Arts Based Community Development

City Of Vancouver Capital Fund


Canadian Heritage
The Endowment Incentives Program

Canada Cultural Spaces Fund

Vancouver Foundation

Vancouver Foundation
The Project Grant Program

Hamber Foundation


Cultural Connections for Aboriginal Youth

Saskatchewan Arts Board

Saskatchewan Arts Board

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian