About Peta Rake
Peta Rake is the Curator of The Banff Centre’s Walter Phillips Gallery and the Banff International Curatorial Institute. She has curated exhibitions at International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York; CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco; Oakland Museum of California; Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco; Playspace, San Francisco; and Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco. She had previously worked at institutions that include California College of the Arts, San Francisco, and Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, and was Archivist at Steven Leiber Basement, a Fluxus and artists’ book archive in San Francisco. She writes regularly for C Magazine and her texts have appeared in Canadian Art, Fillip, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, Rearviews, Institutions by Artists, On Apology and ElevenEleven Journal. She holds a Masters in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts and was the recipient of the 2014 Curator Award from ISCP in New York.