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Alumnus Jean-François Bélisle is named director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada

June 9, 2023

Jean-François Bélisle (BA 2004, MA 2007 in Art History) is named the new director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada. He previously served as the executive director and chief curator of the Musée d'art de Joliette, a role he undertook in 2016. Bélisle has assumed various visual art management responsibilities since the mid-nineties. 

His MA thesis "Canadian voices at the Venice Biennale : the production of a Canadian image through the Venice Biennale between 1988 and 2005" was supervised by Dr. Martha Langford

Read the press release fom the NGC here

Jean-François Bélisle

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