Patrick Macaulay is a Toronto based Artist, Curator, and Arts Director. Early career experience includes galleries across Canada and the USA. Most recently he was the Director of Visual Arts at Harbourfront Centre. He was also chosen as a curator in Nuit Blanche 2013, which encompassed 10 large-scale installations along University Avenue. He has Directed, Curated and co-ordinated challenging visual arts programming across the city and partnered with Arts organizations and governments locally and internationally. Pat’s visioning has re-shaped the exhibiting of art, craft, photography, and architecture in Canada and North America.
Pat, originally from Vancouver, has studied at Langara College, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, The Banff Centre and School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Pat brings incredible energy to his role as Executive Director of Open Studio. He is a strong believer in the Toronto’s Arts community and hopes to capitalize on the power of location while creating an international profile for Open Studio and its Artist members.