Caitlin Sutherland is an independent curator and art critic based in Hamilton, ON. Currently, she is programming director at Hamilton Artists Inc., an artist-run centre. Her academic background is in criticism, curatorial practice, and museum studies and management from the Ontario College of Art and Design and the University of Toronto. One of her more recent curatorial projects, Into the Wild, featured the work of Sonny Assu, Jason Brown, Leisure, Duane Linklater, Alex McLeod, Darren Rigo, Elinor Whidden and Young & Giroux as well as select works from the permanent collections of the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Workers Arts and Heritage Centre. Sutherland has worked independently as well as with a number of contemporary arts organizations within the greater Toronto-Hamilton area for well over a decade, including, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, the University of Toronto Art Centre, Xpace Cultural Centre and the Art Gallery of Burlington. She is a member of the Hamilton Arts Council’s Visual Arts Committee, a board director of the national arts service organization, Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference (ARCA), vice president of the board of directors for Artist-Run Centres and Collectives of Ontario (ARCCO), and sits on the advisory committee of ArtsBuild Ontario. In addition to numerous exhibition texts, she has written for Canadian Art, Beautiful/Decay, Hamilton Arts and Letters, Critical Superbeast and was the Ontario correspondent for the online contemporary art publication, Daily Serving from 2011-2013.