Andrew Kear arrived in London in July 2019, as Senior Curator and Head of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs at Museum London and has quickly connected with London's ECH community. He was formerly the Head of Collections and Exhibitions and Curator of Canadian Art at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Kear began his career at the Tom Thomson Art Gallery in Owen Sound, and has taught Canadian Art at the University of Winnipeg. He has also published widely, including the 2017 Art Canada Institute publication of William Kurelek (1927-1977). His curatorial efforts include William Kurelek: The Messenger (2011), Storm and Spirit: The Eckhardt-Gramatté Collection of German Expressionist Art (2013), Dali Up Close (2014), Karel Funk (2016), The 80s Image (2018) and Realisms: Canadian Art, 1850 to the Present (2020). Andrew’s writing has been published in Canadian Art, Border Crossings, and Sculpture.