Anthony Kiendl has been CEO and director of the Vancouver Art Gallery since August 2020. Previously, he was executive director and CEO of the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina, Saskatchewan, where he led an organizational transformation over a period of six years. Kiendl is a board member of the Canadian Art Museum Directors Organization.
WHAT’S NEW: Since the announcement of a $100 million gift from the Audain Foundation, the gallery has begun a multi-phase transformation to reimagine a space that embodies Indigenous culture.
FAVOURITE QUOTE: “Art is what makes life more interesting than art.” – Robert Filliou
FAVOURITE MEAL: Fatburger, fries and Oreo shake.
BUCKET LIST: Writing a book in French.