Sally Frater (second-year critic) holds a BA in Studio Arts from the University of Guelph, a post-graduate diploma in Museum Management and Curatorship from Fleming College, and an MA in Contemporary Art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art/The University of Manchester. An independent curator, she has organized exhibitions at Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography (Toronto), A Space Gallery (Toronto), the Art Gallery of Peterborough (Ontario), the McMaster Museum of Art (Ontario), and the Print Studio (Ontario). Her writing has appeared in Border Crossings Magazine, Fuse, C Magazine, Blackflash, NKA and Canadian Art. She has received grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. Frater is a member of IKT, the International Association of Contemporary Curators and a co-founder of Third Space Art Projects. She is curator of the 2012 exhibition There is no archive in which nothing gets lost at the MFAH.
Patrik Haggren (first-year critic) received his MA in Museum Studies from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2012, where he also earned a BA in Ethnography in 2009. In 2011 he worked as a production assistant and catalog editor for the organizers of the Gothenburg Biennial for Contemporary Art. He co-curated the exhibitions Surplus Work: the Non/Display of Swedish Labor Movement Art (2011), which was held at Gallery Rotor in Gothenburgand Entr'acte (2012), a sequence of screenings, lectures and performative talks that took place at Göteborg's Konsthall. Since 2011 Haggren has been an editor and contributor to WITNAS, an international journal for critique and arts writing. During the summer of 2012, he was a teaching assistant at Galleri Experimentell, a curatorial course offered at Valand School of Fine Art, Gothenburg.
Philip Kelleher (second-year critic) received his MA in art history from Binghamton University in 2011 and BA in economics from Providence College in 2006. Kelleher worked as collections assistant at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York, and interned at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. At the Everson, he assisted with the installation of the exhibitions Jules Olitski: An Inside View and Turner to Cézanne in 2010, and Pollock Matters in 2007, among others. A member of Americorps National Civilian Community Corps before pursuing graduate studies in art history, he received a Congressional Award and a Presidential Volunteer Service Award in 2007.