Gallery TPW Curatorial Research Fellowship 2023/2024 – APPLY NOW

Gallery TPW is pleased to announce an open call accepting for the 2024 Curatorial Research Fellowship. This fellowship specifically aims to provide support to an emerging Indigenous curator based in Toronto, located in Treaty 13 Territory. The fellowship will allow the selected curator to engage in a year-long research project focused on contemporary image-making and lens-based practices.

Gallery TPW Curatorial Research Fellowship 2023/2024
Gallery TPW Curatorial Research Fellowship 2023/2024

Gallery TPW Curatorial Research Fellowship

The fellowship aims to support the development and expansion of curatorial knowledge, critical thinking, and research skills. It provides selected fellows with the resources, time, and mentorship necessary to pursue their research interests and develop a project.

Alongside their research, fellows will collaborate with Gallery TPW’s curatorial team to organize public programs such as talks, screenings, or exhibitions that align with their research interests. This collaboration enhances the fellowship experience by providing opportunities for engagement and dissemination of the research findings.


  • ​The selected fellow will receive an honorarium of $3,000 and will be provided with dedicated support from TPW for up to one year. As part of the fellowship, there will be a public workshop focused on the fellow’s research. The format of this workshop can vary, such as through reading or discussion groups, screenings, communal meals, and more. Additional financial support is also available for research materials, mentorships, and organizing the concluding program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The opportunity is available to an emerging indigenous Curator who resides in Toronto (Treaty 13 Territory).
  • We will accept submissions in alternative formats, including video, audio, and others.


  • The open call will start on October 5, 2023.
  • The call will close on November 2, 2023
  • On January 7, 2024, the chosen fellow will be notified.
  • In February, the fellowship will commence with a public announcement.
  • The fellowship will conclude in January 2025.

How To Apply For Gallery TPW Curatorial Research Fellowship 2024

Please complete the following requirements and submit them to the provided email address, with the subject line “Curatorial Research Fellowship”:

  • CV (maximum three pages) or a biographical text (maximum 500 words). Please include any links or examples of your previous curatorial projects, publications/zines, writing, exhibitions, etc.
  • Expression of interest: In this section, please describe your research interests, direction, and methods (maximum 500 words).
  • This fellowship aims to support individuals who identify as Indigenous.

    Kindly provide information about your familial ties and/or connection to the nation, band, or community you belong to or represent. If you are not affiliated with Métis, Inuit, or First Nations, please describe your affiliation.

visit Curatorial Research Fellowship for more details on the Fellowship.


           Application Deadline

             November 2, 2023.



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