May 11 2021

Deborah Wang

Deborah is a Taiwanese Canadian curator and designer based in Toronto, with a broad range of experiences in contemporary art, design and architecture that spans two decades. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from OCAD University, and a Master of Architecture from the University of Waterloo, earning the prestigious RAIC Student Medal. Through her diverse practice, Deborah has curated and co-curated exhibitions for the Textile Museum of Canada, Harbourfront Centre, Gladstone Hotel, XPACE Cultural Centre, Art Gallery of Ontario, The New Gallery (Calgary), and WantedDesign (New York); organized numerous public programs and exhibitions for DesignTO; and designed for award-winning architectural practices KPMB and superkül. As a community leader and design expert, she has been interviewed by The Globe and Mail, Monocle Radio and CBC Radio, and profiled in Azure Magazine. Currently Deborah is Artistic Director of DesignTO, a non-profit arts organization she co-founded that produces Canada’s leading and largest annual design festival, and continues to practice architecture.