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.
Katriina Campitelli, Interim Chair
Katriina Campitelli is an arts administrator with a focus on marketing practices for cultural projects. She has a vast experience in the Toronto arts and culture sectors, including working with arts organizations, non-profits, commercial galleries, museums, and public administration. She currently works for the City of Toronto municipal government within the Arts Services Division.
Sarah Carlson, Board Officer
Sarah Carlson (b. 1987, Bitburg Germany) is a Canadian artist working in paint and installation practices. She earned her honours BFA (2009) from the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University. Carlson has been featured in Idea Couture’s MISC Magazine, interviewed by Feminist Art Conference Toronto and reviewed by Artoronto. She was the spring 2016 artist in residence at Algonquin Provincial Park and has attended residencies at Artscape Gibraltar Point, The Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency in Yukon and Can Serrat International Art Centre in Barcelona Spain. Currently Sarah is pursuing her MFA in the Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design program at OCAD University.
Noelle La Fleur, Financial Officer
Noelle La Fleur is a Toronto native. She is an accounting and financial management professional with over 7 years experience in the film, music, IT and investment sectors.
Ann-Kim Lineus, Board Officer
Ann-Kim Lineus currently works in the Toronto marketing industry and holds a Public Affairs & Policy degree from Montreal’s Concordia University. While working in communications, Ann-Kim always worked to bring her love of art, and fundraising to supporting local non-for-profits. Her experience includes event planning, development and fundraising.
Alexander Millington, Board Officer
Alexander Millington is a Toronto-based interdisciplinary artist and writer with a BFA in Studio Visual Art from York University and a Diploma in Journalism from Durham College. You might find him working diligently for hours on an illustration the size of a business card. His work is inspired by postmodern psychological, existential, and anthropological research/criticism as he explores the difficulties with happiness, the usefulness of play, and the odyssey for meaning.
Shawn Postoff, Board Officer
Shawn Postoff is a trans-media artist working with fine art mosaics, sculpture, text, motion picture, and theatrical clown. His practice as a webspinner converges on the Internet, where he uses hyperlinked narratives and networked imagery to investigate modern, historic, and ancient concepts of queerness. Concurrent with his studio explorations, Shawn has worked in a range of private, public, and not-for-profit fields, with adventures at Showtime Networks, Hot Docs, the Toronto International Film Festival, and the Ontario Public Service.
Mikael Sandblom, Board Officer
Mikael Sandblom is a Toronto artist and entrepreneur. He holds a MBA from U of T and a Master of Architecture degree from Dalhousie. He is an artist member of Gallery 1313 and is currently working on a series of layered mixed media paintings.