Anthony Kiendl is Director of Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art in Winnipeg, and winner of the 2009 Hnatyshyn Foundation Visual Arts Award for Curatorial Excellence in Contemporary Art. In 2007 he was Leverhulme Visiting Research Fellow at School of Arts, Middlesex University, London. He was the Director of Visual Arts, Walter Phillips Gallery the Banff International Curatorial Institute at The Banff Centre in Alberta from 2002 until 2006. In 2002, he served as Acting Director of the Dunlop Art Gallery Regina Public Library in Saskatchewan where he was Curator since 1997. He is currently the instructor of a graduate theory seminar in the Architecture Department at the University of Manitoba.
Kiendl has lectured internationally and has been instrumental in the delivery of several symposia including those for Tate Modern, The Banff Centre and Plug In ICA. His most recent curatorial project was the creation and direction of Summer School 2009 (Plug In ICA), an inter-disciplinary alternative art school/residency program for professional artists and curators.