Gaëtane Verna is Director of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada’s leading non-collecting contemporary art gallery. Up to 2012 Gaëtane was Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Musée d’art de Joliette, in Lanaudière, Quebec. From 1998 to 2006, she was the curator of the Forman Art Gallery of Bishop’s University. In her more than fifteen-year career, she has gained invaluable experience in presenting and organizing many exhibitions by emerging, mid-career and established Canadian and international artists such as Vasco Araújo, Luis Jacob, Kimsooja, François Lacasse, Oswaldo Maciá, Ed Pien, Gabor Szilasi, Javier Tellez, Denyse Thomasos, and Bill Viola among others. Verna holds a DEA and a Masters degree from the Université Paris | Pantheon Sorbonne as well as an International Diploma in Heritage Administration and Conservation from the Ecole National du Patrimoine (France). Since 2006, she has served a Board member of the Montréal Arts Council as well as the President of the Visual Arts Committee.