• Dean's Advisory Committee

  • Mia Nielsen

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Mia Nielsen is the Director of Art Toronto, Canada’s art fair.

With a keen interest in developing art and cultural experiences for public space she has curated and produced exhibitions, performances, and collections for a wide range of sites including galleries, festivals and public spaces across Canada and beyond. Most notably, she built The Drake’s culture program over 12 years, curating exhibitions, the permanent collection and performances from the Queen Street flagship to a group of 6 restaurants and hotels, including the Devonshire in Prince Edward County.

She is thrilled to support Dean Bey-Chang’s work at York University’s School of AMPD and over the years has contributed to boards and committees at Gallery 44, Canadian Art Foundation and MOCA Toronto. She currently sits on the curatorial advisory board at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in Kingston.

Dean's Advisory Committee

People of AMPD

Shayna Haddon

Trina McQueen

Mia Nielsen

Jolene Cuyler

Carolyn Loucks

Weyni Mengesha

Vanessa Wang

Beth Janson

Liz Ogbu

Mariel Marshall

Lisa Jackson

Williams Ray

Dickenson Christa

Renu Mehta

Claire Hopkinson