Kerry Mason

Kerry Mason
MGES Consultant and Internship Supervisor; Art Historian and Consultant; Principal: Kerry Mason and Associates; Instructor in Canadian and Northwest Coast Art, University of Victoria and Victoria College of Art
B.A., M.A., French Certificate, University of Victoria
Departments: 
Master of Arts in Gallery Management & Exhibits Specialization (MGES) Department
Graduate Programs at Western
Art Department
Academic Program: 
Master in Gallery Management & Exhibits Specialization - MGES

Professor of Art History for the University of Victoria, Victoria College of Art and the Vancouver Island School of Art (affiliated with University of Gloucestershire University England) on going since since 2001. Art Appraiser and Consultant on going since 1992. Clients include museums and galleries across Canada and internationally, corporate and private collectors, government departments and agencies at the federal and state level equivalents and many universities and colleges. Kerry Mason has curated more than fifty exhibitions for a variety of institutions throughout North America and abroad. She is also a published author of books and articles on a wide range of art, artists and art historical topics. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Properties Review Board and ranked as one of the top 7 appraisers in Canada.

Kerry Mason, M.A.: MGES Program Consultant;
MGES Internships Supervisor and Coordinator in Canada;
Summer Practicum workshops

Professor Mason is an art historian, art consultant, author and curator. She is a renowned expert on Emily Carr and Northwest Coast First Nations art. She teaches Native and non-Native Art History at the University of Victoria, the Victoria College of Art and the Vancouver Island School of Art.  In addition to her teaching career, she has curated more than forty exhibitions of Emily Carr and other artists for a range of galleries and museums.  As an art historian, Professor Mason has lectured throughout Canada, the United States (including Gunnison), and Mexico.  As an art consultant she has over one hundred clients, which include private collectors, museums, galleries, universities, charitable organizations, hospital foundations, lawyers, auction houses and others.  In the intersecting and overlapping spheres of her career, she has served fourteen years as an art gallery Manager/Curator for the Province of British Columbia and the University of Victoria.  Professor Mason's commitment to all the arts includes a decade of service on the Board of Directors, and as President, for the Community Arts Council of Victoria. 

 

Person Type: 
Faculty