Isabelle Lynch - Middlebrook Prize Winners. Ottawa, ON, CA

Isabelle Lynch Isabelle Lynch

Curator | Middlebrook Prize Winners

Ottawa, ON, CA
Isabelle Lynch has worked at McGill University, the National Gallery of Canada, and the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

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Biography

Isabelle Lynch is a curator, art historian and writer. She studied Art History at McGill University in Montreal (MA in Art History) and at the University of Ottawa (BA in Philosophy and History and Theory of Art). She has worked at McGill University, the National Gallery of Canada, the Icelandic Art Center, and the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at the University of Toronto, where she worked as a Curatorial Assistant in 2014. She has presented her research at conferences in Canada and in the Netherlands, and was the winner of the 2014 esse arts + opinions Young Critics Competition.

Industry Expertise (5)

Research Writing and Editing Museums and Institutions Fine Art Performing Arts

Areas of Expertise (13)

Art History Contemporary Art Philosophy Visual Arts Research Fine Art Writing & Editing Creative Writing Media Relations Event Planning Museum Education Curating Art Education

Accomplishments (2)

Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators (professional)

2016-05-19

Founded in 2013, the Prize is awarded annually and aims to foster social innovation and curatorial excellence in Canada. The Middlebrook Prize encourages social connectedness and a shared sense of community. The winner is a curator under 30 and receives a space for their exhibition and a $5,000 honorarium.

Winner, Young Critics Competition (professional)

2014-07-01

Created in 2003, the annual Young Critics Competition gives a Canadian student the possibility to have a first essay or critical review published in esse magazine.

Education (3)

McGill University: M.A., Art History 2015

University of Ottawa: B.A., Philosophy & History and Theory of Art 2012

Aarhus University (Aarhus Universitet): International Exchange, Philosophy & Aesthetics and Politics 2011

Affiliations (6)

  • McGill University
  • Justina M. Barnicke Gallery
  • Icelandic Art Center
  • University of Ottawa
  • National Gallery of Canada
  • Aarhus University

Languages (4)

  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • German

Event Appearances (4)

Past Presence: Mirrored Images in Isaac Julien’s Vagabondia

University Art Association of Canada  Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal

2016-10-27

A Double Entendre: Seeing and Hearing Together in Anri Sala’s Ravel Ravel Unravel

Time/Play: University of Toronto Graduate Student Conference  Toronto, ON.

2015-01-01

The Sound of Silence: Trauma, Narrative, and Representation in the Work of Doris Salcedo

Things to Remember: Materializing Memories in Art and Culture International Conference  Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands

2014-06-01

The Flayed Tree: Rethinking the Ethics of Care and Responsibility in Berlinde De Bruyckere’s Cripplewood

Under My Skin: The Politics of Flesh Carleton/Ottawa Graduate Colloquium  Ottawa, ON.

2014-04-01

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader

Research Grants (3)

Media@McGill Travel Award

Media@McGill $550

2016-03-01

Travel Grant Awarded for Thesis Research

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Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master's Scholarship

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council $17,500

2014-09-01

Research Grant Awarded for Graduate Studies at McGill University

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Beaverbrook Graduate Award

McGill University $4,000

2013-08-01

Research Grant Awarded for Graduate Studies at McGill University

Articles (2)

Peter Fischli and David Weiss: How to Work Better
esse arts + opinions

2016-09-01

Exhibition Review: “Peter Fischli and David Weiss: How to Work Better” at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum


The Flayed Tree: Rethinking the Ethics of Care and Responsibility in Berlinde De Bruyckere’s Cripplewood
esse arts + opinions

2015-01-01

Neither dead nor alive, Flemish artist Berlinde De Bruyckere’s Cripplewood (2012–13), an enormous uprooted elm, lies defeated in the Belgian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.

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