Phil Anderson has been the Executive Director at Gallery 1313 since January 1998 and during this time he has curated many exhibitions at the Gallery. He is a founding member and former chair of the Parkdale Village Arts Collective (1994) and a board member/treasurer of ARCCO the Artist Run Centres and Collectives of Ontario. Phil is also an artist and photographer who has been exhibiting his photo based art since 1984.
In the past, Phil has acted as a board member with a number of associations including, Artscape, The Parkdale/Liberty Economic Development Corporation, The Parkdale Arts & Cultural Centre Community Board and Queen West Gallery District. He has also been a steering committee member for Round Up Arts Studio Festival. He was a former spokesperson for the Queen West Gallery District and a freelance publicist for arts events in Toronto. Phil has worked as a freelance writing for a number of arts publications and has acted as publisher for the Toronto West Journal. He is currently one of the publishers of an online arts magazine www.artoronto.ca
Phil has been involved as an organizer of events such as the Third Rail Arts Festival (from 1993-1997), the Artbeat Festival (1995,1996,1997) and the film screening Round Up & Third Rail (1993-1997). He is a founding member of the VisionEdge Film and Video Collective, a film and video maker and member of L.I.F.T. (Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto). Phil has also been an art program producer for ARTS CLOSE UP, a half hour arts magazine program for Maclean Hunter and then Rogers Cable. He continues his art practise and curatorial work mostly in Toronto.
Ella Day, Board Officer
Colleen Zimmerman, Interim Chair
Sarah Carlson, Board Officer
Noelle La Fleur, Financial Officer
Katriina Campitelli, Board Officer
Katie Wright, Board Officer