Kristy Trinier is the Executive Director of SAAG contemporary art gallery. As curator, art director and arts consultant, her previous roles include Director of Visual, Digital and Media Arts at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity; Curator at the Art Gallery of Alberta; Public Art Director at the Edmonton Arts Council, where she managed the City of Edmonton’s Public Art Collection; and Campaign Grant Writer and Researcher at Banff Centre. Trinier holds a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Art and English from the University of Victoria, and a Master’s degree in Public Art from the Dutch Art Institute as a Huygens scholar in The Netherlands. She is currently pursuing PhD studies in Philosophy, Art and Critical Thought at European Graduate School based in Switzerland. She is the Secretary and a core member of Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective and producer of Publication Studio Edmonton at 66B, a print on demand artist book publishing project.