TRUCK Staff

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• Ginger Carlson - Executive Director / director(at)truck.ca

Ginger Carlson is an arts administrator, curator, and art writer based in Calgary, Alberta. She holds a BA Honours in Art History from the University of Alberta and an MA in Art Gallery & Museum Studies from the University of Manchester. Ginger has developed and presented exhibition and art education programs in Manchester, UK and in Alberta. She served as Programming Coordinator and later Director of Untitled Art Society (2013 – 2016) and as the Visual Arts Curator for the Sled Island Music & Arts Festival (2015 & 2016). Ginger is an active member of Calgary’s arts and non-profit communities and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Alberta Association of Artist-Run Centres and Mountain Standard Time Performative Art Festival.

• Brian Wennerstrom - Programming Coordinator / programming(at)truck.ca

• Richelle Bear Hat - Engagement Coordinator / engagement(at)truck.ca

Richelle Bear Hat is a Calgary based Indigenous artist with both Blackfoot and Cree heritage. She graduated from the Alberta College of Art + Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing in 2011 and has since gone on to work with the Banff Centre as a Collections Work Study and as a studio assistant for various contemporary artists. She participated in the Woodland School residency at the Banff Centre in 2013 and has significant experience collaborating and working with arts institutions through her artistic practice and volunteer work. She has worked with TRUCK in various capacities in the past, including as a regular contributor to the Holiday Market. She is an active member of Calgary’s artistic communities and a dedicated advocate for contemporary art practices and indigenous voices.