Jesse McKee is the Head of Strategy at 221A. Previously he was the Curator of Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff and Exhibitions Curator of Western Front, Vancouver. He completed a curatorial residency with Tranzit.org, Romania and curated a group exhibition on the grotesque, Stopping the Sun in its Course, François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, 2015. In 2013 he was a jury member for the Sobey Art Award, and was a member of The Canada Council for the Art’s Asia Pacific Delegation. In 2015 he was a nominator for The Aima Photography Prize, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto and The Brink Award, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle. His writing has appeared in Canadian Art, Toronto; C Magazine, Toronto; Fillip, Vancouver; and Border Crossings, Winnipeg. Recent catalogue essays have focused on the work of Ricardo Brey for the Museum of Fine Arts, Havana/Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp and Bill Vazan for VOX Center for the Contemporary Image, Montreal.