Meet Future Arts in Residence’s (FAiR) co-organizer and project coordinator!

Shanna Cheng is a Canadian-Chinese, Hard of Hearing emerging curator and printmaker. She has her BFA from ECUAD and Cultural Resource Management certification from UVIC. She currently works out of so-called Vancouver on the unceded lands of the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.

Her past curations include Inscapes: Our Landscape Within and Amplified Voices exhibitions, both which celebrates and liberates the voices and stories of marginalized artists in our communities. Shanna’s curatorial practice involves collaborating with BIPOC and disability communities on transformative and critical models within exhibition accessibility design and inclusive curation for all bodies. She continues to advocate for underrepresented artists through the disability justice lens of comfort and care practices.

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