OCAD University
Jennifer Rudder
Associate Professor
Faculty of Art

Area(s) of Expertise

Curatorial Practice, Art writing and Criticism, Art Administration


Before graduating with her Masters of Visual Studies: Curatorial Studies at the University of Toronto in 2010, Jennifer Rudder was Director/ Curator of Gallery Stratford, Executive Director of the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Editor of MIX magazine and Director of YYZ Artists’ Outlet. Her graduate exhibition NATURAL HISTORY showed at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at the University of Toronto and toured to Gallery Stratford in 2010. Rudder isEditor of the monograph Ordinary Marvel: Susan Kealey, published by YYZ Books in 2003. She served as contributing editor for the art publications MIX, Canadian Art, Fuse and Lola magazines. As an independent, Rudder has curated numerous exhibitions including Crime and Punishment for the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in Kingston, Ontario which toured to Gallery 44 in Toronto and the Mendel Art Gallery in Saskatoon. She is currently an independent curator and Associate Professor in Criticism and Curatorial Practice at the Ontario College of Art and Design University.