Tarah Hogue is a curator and writer of Dutch, French, and Métis ancestry originally from the Canadian Prairies. Based in Vancouver, she holds an MA in Art History, Critical and Curatorial Studies from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and a BA(H) in Art History from Queen’s University, Kingston.
Since 2014 Hogue has been the Aboriginal Curatorial Resident at grunt gallery, where she is working on exhibitions and programming. Hogue has curated exhibitions at Vancouver’s Satellite Gallery (2011) and Or Gallery (2012) and was co-curator on two exhibitions about the Indian Residential School System: Witnesses: Art and Canada’s Indian Residential Schools, at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, and NET-ETH: Going Out of the Darkness, organized by Malaspina Printmakers (both 2013). In 2009 she co-founded the Gam Gallery, an exhibition space, studio, and boutique in the Downtown Eastside. She was recently awarded the Audain Aboriginal Fellowship by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and is also curating an exhibition for SFU Gallery, Vancouver, in 2016. She has written recent texts for e-fagia, Capilano University/Presentation House Gallery, Artspeak, Decoy Magazine, and the 2015 MFA Graduate Exhibition at UBC.