Kimberly Phillips is Director of SFU Galleries at Simon Fraser University. Over the past 15 years, in her roles as gallery director, curator and teacher, she has worked to create meaningful and unexpected ways for contemporary artists and their publics to find one another. Phillips’s curatorial practice maintains a particular interest in the spectral and the resistant, as well as the conditions under which artists work. She has curated over 50 exhibitions and public projects, most recently as Curator at the Contemporary Art Gallery (2017-2020) and Director/Curator of Access Gallery (2013-2017), and has served as editor for numerous publications. Phillips holds a PhD in art history from UBC (2007), where she was an Izaak Walton Killam Doctoral Fellow.