Wayne Baerwaldt

About Wayne Baerwaldt

Wayne Baerwaldt is Director/Curator, Exhibitions, Albert College of Art + Design, Calgary. He was the Director of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto from 2002-2005, and Director/Curator of Plug In Gallery, Winnipeg from 1988-2000.

Baerwaldt has curated and co-curated numerous exhibitions including Theo Sims: the Candahar, Under the Influence of Fluxus, Pierre Molinier, Joep van Lieshout, Susan Turcot, Montreal Biennale 2007: Crack the Sky, The Royal Art Lodge: Ask the Dust, John Kormeling, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller: The Paradise Institute (Canadian Pavilion, 2001 Venice Biennale), Paulo Whitaker, Glenn Ligon: Some Changes, Sheila Spence: All About Star, Iran Do Espirito Santo: Wall Drawings, Stephen Andrews: subject, John Noestheden & Shuvinai Ashoona: Earth & Sky, Adam Pendleton: BAND, Gabriela Garcia-Luna, Blake Little: Western Project, Zachari Logan: Fugitive Garden and other projects that trace performative elements in artmaking.

Numerous film and video co-productions include The Eternal Network (26-part television series for WTN), FILM(dzama), Glenn Ligon: Death of Tom, Adam Pendleton: BAND, Iran Do Espirito Santo, Shari Hatt: Two Clowns…, Janet Cardiff & George Bure Miller: Walk With Us, and Graeme Patterson: Smithbilt.

Baerwaldt has contributed articles and essays to Blackflash, Catalyst, POV, City Magazine, Art&Text, Border Crossings, Parkett, Art on Paper, TIME, Guia des Artes, Poliester, Art Papers, MoMA Sao Paulo, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Oh, Canada) and C Magazine.