Renée van der Avoird
Selected AGO exhibitions:
Betty Goodwin: Moving Towards Fire (2019)
Kim Ondaatje: The House on Piccadilly Street (2021)
Denyse Thomasos: just beyond (2022)
Background: Prior to joining the AGO in 2018, Renée van der Avoird held positions as Associate Curator/Registrar at the MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie; Assistant Director of Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto; and Curatorial Mentor at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto. She holds an Honours Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Fine Arts and French Language & Literature from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, and a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto. Van der Avoird’s area of specialty is modern and contemporary Canadian women artists.