born 1966, Canada
Toronto-based Sharon Switzer is a media artist and curator. She has, since the early 1990s, exhibited across Canada and in the U.S, as well as at international art fairs with Corkin Gallery.
For the past 10 years, her curating has focused on bringing contemporary art to public spaces. She founded the not-for-profit curatorial organization Art for Commuters, and produced the Art in Transit program as well as the Toronto Urban Film Festival, offering artists an opportunity to show their work in the public spaces frequented by urban commuters.
Switzer has an MFA from the University of Western Ontario, is a Graduate of the CFC Media Lab at the Canadian Film Centre. She is represented by Corkin Gallery, Toronto.
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Sharon Switzer CV [PDF]