Our Team

General Contact

Address

3475 Albert St
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
S4S 6X6

Craft Services Café

(306) 584-4250 cafe@mackenzie.art

Gallery Shop

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4270 shop@mackenzie.art

Membership & Donations

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4294 alohnes@mackenzie.art

Staff Directory

Office of the CEO

Anthony Kiendl

Anthony Kiendl

Executive Director & CEO

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4265 akiendl@mackenzie.art

Anthony Kiendl has been Executive Director and CEO of the MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina, Saskatchewan since 2014.

Born on Long Island, New York, Kiendl grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba where he was Executive Director of Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) from 2006 to 2013. At Plug In Kiendl led a major capital development project and construction of a new facility for arts and education co-owned by Plug In ICA and the University of Winnipeg which opened in 2010. Previously he was Director of Visual Arts at The Banff Centre from 2002 until 2006, and was Curator of the Dunlop Art Gallery in Regina from 1997 to 2002.

In 2011 Kiendl was appointed curator of Contour: Biennale of the Moving Image in Mechelen, Belgium. In 2007 he was Leverhulme Visiting Research Fellow at Middlesex University, London, UK.

Kiendl studied Studio Arts at Concordia University, Montréal and Art Criticism and Writing at the School of Visual Arts, New York. He is currently completing a masters degree in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies at La Cité, University of Regina. He has published and lectured internationally; and co-organized panels and conferences for Tate Modern, Tate Britain, and Art Brussels among others.

Administration and Finance

Jackie Martin

Jackie Martin

Director of Finance and Operations

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4275 jmartin@mackenzie.art

Jackie Martin (she/her) has a Bachelors of Administration from the University of Regina and a Labor-Management Relations Certificate from the Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan. Cumulatively, Jackie has 33 years of service at the University of Regina and the MacKenzie Art Gallery. Jackie has an incredible memory for details and figures, and the most inspiring part of her job is the diversity of the work and the new challenges that are brought about with the evolution of a changing arts culture and environment.

The best piece of advice Jackie’s ever been given is that beauty is found in the way you treat others.

Caitlin Mullan

Caitlin Mullan

Executive Administrator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4279 cmullan@mackenzie.art

Caitlin (she/her) is an artist and arts administrator, with a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Regina, who began working at the MacKenzie in 2012. She maintains an active studio practice working primarily with screen printing on paper and textiles and creating resin-based jewelry. She is one of the co-founders of Articulate Ink Press, Saskatchewan’s first artist-run printmaking centre. Her work has been exhibited in group shows across Saskatchewan and Manitoba, including the Art Gallery of Regina, the Estevan Art Gallery and the Sherwood Branch of the Dunlop Art Gallery.

Krysta Mitchell

Krysta Mitchell

Administrative Assistant

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4256 kmitchell@mackenzie.art

Krysta Mitchell (she/her) started at the MacKenzie in 2018. She enjoys helping artists visit the Gallery, where they are able to reach a wider audience with their work and further their careers.

Krysta’s personal motto is “It’s not worth doing something unless you were doing something that someone, somewhere, would much rather you weren’t doing.” -Terry Pratchett, and the best piece of advice she’s ever been given is that everyone should have 3 hobbies: one that heals the soul, one that sharpens the mind, and one that strengthens the body.

Shane Grand

Shane Grand

Senior Accountant and Analyst

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4276 sgrand@mackenzie.art
Michael Fahlman

Michael Fahlman

Gallery Shop Assistant Manager

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4270 mfahlman@mackenzie.art

Michael Fahlman (he/him) is a product of Regina, Saskatchewan.

He has been with the MacKenzie Art Gallery since August 2005, helping with the visiting Realist Exhibition; and is presently the Assistant Manager of the Gallery Shop.

When not at the Shop, you could likely find Michael with his journal at Starbucks/Chapters, or possibly catching a movie somewhere.

Development

Brittany Yang

Brittany Yang

Director of Development

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4266 byang@mackenzie.art

Brittany Yang (she/her) has been at the MacKenzie Art Gallery for 6 years, and finds the most inspiring part of her job is creating a lasting impact in our community.

Her personal life motto is “Kale in one hand, champagne in the other”, and the best piece of advice she’s ever been given is that the answer is always no, until you ask.

Robyn Barclay

Robyn Barclay

Development Associate

(306) 574-4250 ext. 4273 rbarclay@mackenzie.art
Christy Ross

Christy Ross

Events & Rentals Coordinator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4259 cross@mackenzie.art

Christy Ross has been at the MacKenzie Art Gallery for 5 years, and is fortunate to meet so many wonderful people through her work, and be able to assist them with their important initiatives and events.

Jera MacPherson

Jera MacPherson

Visitor Services Representative

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4294 jmacpherson@mackenzie.art

Jera MacPherson (she/her) holds a BFA from Concordia University (Montreal) where she double majored in Art History and Studio Arts. Former executive editor of the Concordia Undergraduate Journal of Art History, she also co-ran a small DIY art space on campus called the Mouse Print Gallery. Her creative practice to date remains a balance between critical writing and soft, strange sculpture. On a perfect evening she is curled up with her cat and a VHS.

Communications

Deborah Rush

Deborah Rush

Director of Communications

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4284 drush@mackenzie.art

Deborah Rush (she/her) has been the Director of Communications at the MacKenzie Art Gallery since 2018. The most inspiring part of Deborah’s job is having the privilege to work with many talented people and getting to learn something new every day. She feels lucky to be a part of a team that communicates all the extraordinary and inspiring work that exists within the MacKenzie.

In her downtime, Deborah enjoys relaxing with a glass of wine and an assortment of cheese.

MacKenzie Hamon

MacKenzie Hamon

Communications Coordinator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4271 mhamon@mackenzie.art

MacKenzie Hamon (she/her) obtained her BA (Hons) in English at the University of Regina and her Master’s of Publishing from Simon Fraser University. She has previously worked as an Associate Editor at Prairies North Magazine and as the Marketing Manager at Coteau Books. She is a lover of food, books, and family (not necessarily in that order).

Kara Neuls

Kara Neuls

Graphic Designer

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4272 kneuls@mackenzie.art

Programs

John Hampton

John Hampton

Director of Programs

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4277 jhampton@mackenzie.art

John G. Hampton (they/them or he/him) is a curator, artist, and administrator who joined the MacKenzie team in October 2018. They hold a Masters of Visual Studies – Curatorial Studies (2014) from the University of Toronto, a BA in Visual Arts (2009) from the University of Regina, and a diploma in 3D Animation and Game Design from New Media Campus (2004). John is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, the United States, and Canada, and grew up in Regina (1991-2012). They were the recipient of the 2017 The Hnatyshyn Foundation – TD Bank Group Award for Emerging Curator of Contemporary Canadian Art, winner of two “Best Exhibition” and one “Curatorial Writing” awards from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (2014-2016), and was named to ARTINFOS Canada’s 30 under 30 in 2014. John is the former Executive Director of the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba (2016-2018), Artistic Director of Trinity Square Video (2013-2016), and Curator at Neutral Ground Contemporary Art Forum (2010-2013). In addition to their role at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, John holds an adjunct curator appointment at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto, and is the co-chair of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective board of directors.

Timothy Long

Timothy Long

Head Curator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4283 tlong@mackenzie.art

Timothy Long (he/him) has thirty years of curatorial experience at the MacKenzie Art Gallery where he is Head Curator and Adjunct Professor at the University of Regina. His past projects have traced developments in Saskatchewan art since the 1960s and explored interdisciplinary dialogues involving art, sound, ceramics, film, and contemporary dance. The most frequent requests he hears are for tours of the vault and the Long family recipe for Concord grape pie.

Nicolle Nugent

Nicolle Nugent

Curator of Education

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4291 nnugent@mackenzie.art

Nicolle Nugent (she/her) values community and art education as the foundation for her professional and creative practice. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (1999) and Bachelor of Education (2001) from the University of Calgary. After working in Regina Public, Catholic and rural school divisions, Nicolle began working at the MacKenzie Art Gallery in education, where she is currently programming for community, school and youth audiences as Curator of Education. Nicolle has participated in many professional development opportunities including Making Museums Matter, Cultural Resource Management Program taught by Stephen E. Weil (University of Victoria), as well as several National Art Education Association (NAEA), Canadian Art Gallery Educators (CAGE), engage (United Kingdom), American Alliance of Museums, Art Museum Educators Consortium, and Canadian Museums Association workshops and conferences. She has presented at engage International Summer School (2006) in Portugal and has also been an active member of the Canadian Art Gallery Educators executive since 2009, occupying Senior Chair, Past Chair, and Case Study positions. Nicolle’s passion for creativity also includes an active writing practice and an addiction to making natural apothecary. She lives with her husband and two daughters just outside of Lumsden, Saskatchewan.

Marie Olinik

Marie Olinik

Collections Coordinator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4281 molinik@mackenzie.art

Marie Olinik (she/her) has been at the MacKenzie since the early 2000’s – first as a Gallery Facilitator, then a Curatorial Admin Assistant, and finally as Collections Coordinator. She completed her BFA at the University of Regina in 2003, and obtained a Professional Specialization Certificate in Collections Management from the University of Victoria in 2018. Marie has played a significant role in the data management and documentation of the MacKenzie’s art collection and exhibitions, and currently supports the logistical side of exhibitions, from coordinating fine art shipping and arranging for photography to confirming copyright permission and printing wall labels. Most recently, Marie’s adventures included shipping the MacKenzie’s Punk Orientalism exhibition, which involved bringing 19 physical artworks from 6 different countries.

If Marie could have superpowers, she would choose either telekinesis (so she can move large crates with her mind) or being able to clone herself (so she can handle artwork and answer emails at the same time – and travel to Tahiti, Paris, and New York).

Brenda Smith

Brenda Smith

Conservator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4287 bsmith@mackenzie.art

Since Valentine’s Day of 2000, Brenda Smith (she/her) has been the conservator at the MacKenzie Art Gallery. Her job involves working with staff on various aspects of exhibitions, touring shows, storage, the environmental system, you name it – anything related to the safety and preservation of the gallery’s collection as well as borrowed works.

As in many small institutions with mixed collections, she has developed some treatment expertise in a variety of specializations, including painting, paper, sculpture and ceramics.

Most recently, she was on the organizing committee for the C.A.C. annual conference of 2017 which was held in Regina. At the conference she presented on two systems she developed for the use of magnets in installations, one of which is included in a book on magnets by Gwen Spicer.

Recent and current projects are: conservation aspects (condition report binder, treatments etc.) for a large retrospective of ceramic artist Victor Cicansky, cleaning and waxing outdoor bronze sculptures, cleaning a very large painting which has 50 years accumulation of cigarette smoke on it, and a very large project involving the reorganization of the permanent collection in the vault (commonly referred to as ReORG).

Ken Duczek

Ken Duczek

Coordinator of Learning Initiatives

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4290 kduczek@mackenzie.art

Ken Duczek (he/him) started working for the MacKenzie in the fall of 1988. Through much of this time he delivered the Provincial Touring Program making over 800 community visits, delivering approximately 8300 tours to over 320000 people. Sharing art and creativity inspires him in new program opportunities at the MacKenzie.

His bucket list lottery dreams include travelling to Europe visiting cathedrals and walking by virtually any ocean in a warm location, but he’d gladly spend more time with Wendy and their family, walking their happy pup Ginger and photographing all. His life as a movie title would be “Count it all Joy.”

Tak Pham

Tak Pham

Assistant Curator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4254 tpham@mackenzie.art

Tak Pham (he/him) has a Bachelor of Arts Hons. in History and Theory of Architecture from Carleton University, and an MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice, from OCAD University. As a curator, he most enjoys working with artists who are at the forefront of innovative experimentation and critical conversations.

Tak collects contemporary art, and doesn’t believe in superpowers (because all humans are already superhuman).

Lillian O'Brien Davis

Lillian O'Brien Davis

Curatorial Assistant

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4289 lobriendavis@mackenzie.art

Lillian O’Brien Davis (she/her) has a BA Honors with Distinction from the University of Toronto in History of Art and English Literature and a Masters of Visual Studies (MVS) from the University of Toronto in Curatorial Studies.

John Reichert

John Reichert

Exhibition Manager

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4280 jreichert@mackenzie.art
Leevon Delorme

Leevon Delorme

Senior Preparator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4286 ldelorme@mackenzie.art
Larissa Berschley MacLellan

Larissa Berschley MacLellan

Preparator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4282 lberschleymaclellan@mackenzie.art
Corey Bryson

Corey Bryson

Preparator

(306) 584-4250 ext. 4282 cbryson@mackenzie.art

Corey Bryson (he/him) is currently the Preparator at the Mackenzie Art Gallery, and has been working in a similar capacity for the past 15 years. His experience includes the installation and de-installation of a contemporary and historical art and artifact-based exhibitions. In addition, Corey also possesses years of experience as a multi-media artist, photographer and musician. A passionate museum and gallery professional, Corey prides himself in the role Preparators play in the preservation and public enjoyment of museum collections.

Rob Bos

Rob Bos

Assistant Preparator Facilities

rbos@mackenzie.art

Rob Bos (he/him) started working at the MacKenzie in the summer of 2019. He has a BFA from the University of Regina, and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In between his degrees, he founded and ran, Art Projects Gallery, an experimental space for emerging artists. Rob can draw a cat, like super-fast, just ask his daughter. If he won the lottery he would pay off his student loans, skydive, and visit the Tate Modern.