Catharine Mastin

Director, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor ON

CATHARINE MASTIN is Director of the Art Gallery of Windsor and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Windsor. Prior to joining the Gallery in December 2010 she was Senior Curator of Art at the Glenbow Museum (Calgary) from 1995-2006 and Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Windsor (Ontario) from 1989-1995. She received her PhD in history from the University of Alberta (Edmonton) in 2012 on women’s experiences in artist-couple relationships and is the recipient of several major doctoral fellowships.

In addition to her work as a Gallery Director she is also a widely published curator and educator. In 1995, she was co-founder and co-curator of the Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art. Her major publications have included The Group of Seven in Western Canada (2002) and ‘The Talented Intruder’: Wyndham Lewis in Canada, 1939-1945 (1992) and for both she was also general editor. A portion of hew recent work on gender and women’s art practices is included in the new release Mary Pratt published by Goose Lane Editions 2013. She is a member of the Canadian Art Museum Directors’ Organization and the Association of Art Museum Directors (North America) and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Association of Art Galleries.