Art collector and the founding director of Wedge Curatorial Projects, a non-profit arts organization
Photograph by Wade Hudson
Kenneth’s Instagram: @drkmontague
Wedge projects Instagram: @wedgetoronto
Dr Kenneth Montague is a Toronto-based dentist, art collector and the founding director of Wedge Curatorial Projects, a non-profit arts organization. Since 1997 Montague has been promoting both emerging and established artists via exhibitions, lectures and workshops. His focus is African Canadian and Diasporic art, which he also showcases in his privately-owned Wedge Collection. Montague has served on the African Art Acquisition Committee at Tate Modern as well as the Photography Curatorial Committee at the Art Gallery of Ontario; he is currently an AGO Trustee and an advisor to their Department of Arts of Global Africa and the Diaspora. He is also a Trustee of the Aperture Foundation, and a member of the jury for the Scotiabank Photography Award, Canada’s largest photography prize. Montague is a frequent panelist at international art symposiums including the Bamako Encounters/Biennial of Contemporary African Photography and Black Visualities, Lisbon. For his efforts in supporting the arts and his mentoring of emerging creatives, Montague received an Honorary Doctorate from OCAD University, Toronto (2016).