Based in Van­cou­ver, Catri­ona Jef­fries is one of Canada’s pre-emi­nent spaces for con­tem­po­rary art and is rec­og­nized inter­na­tion­al­ly for its ongo­ing, rig­or­ous con­tri­bu­tion to con­tem­po­rary art dis­course. Estab­lished in 1994, the gallery rep­re­sents artists of inter­na­tion­al promi­nence whose prac­tices have emerged out of the renowned con­cep­tu­al art his­to­ries of Van­cou­ver. By main­tain­ing dia­logues with artists, writ­ers, cura­tors, muse­ums and pri­vate col­lec­tions, Catri­ona Jef­fries con­tin­ues to curate projects that con­tex­tu­al­ize the work of gallery artists with­in an his­tor­i­cal tra­jec­to­ry, as well as with those of oth­er artists work­ing inter­na­tion­al­ly through an expand­ed prac­tice of exhi­bi­tion mak­ing and research. In the cur­rent space, a large con­vert­ed auto parts ware­house in East Van­cou­ver, the gallery has been able to take on ambi­tious cura­to­r­i­al col­lab­o­ra­tions, off-site projects and spe­cial­ly com­mis­sioned work. Con­tin­u­ing the gallery’s his­to­ry of pub­lish­ing, CJ Press was cre­at­ed in 2006 where the gallery now pub­lish­es a series of ongo­ing vol­umes which bring togeth­er com­mis­sioned writ­ing on the occa­sion of each gallery exhi­bi­tion. Catri­ona Jef­fries has a respect­ed rep­u­ta­tion in rep­re­sent­ing its artists in promi­nent pri­vate and muse­um col­lec­tions, both in Cana­da and inter­na­tion­al­ly.


Catri­ona Jef­fries

Own­er, Direc­tor

Peter Gazen­dam


Paul Jack­son

Direc­tor Oper­a­tions

Francesca Szuszkiewicz

Admin­is­tra­tion and Research

Steven Cot­ting­ham

Com­mu­ni­ca­tions and Archive

Paul Plater




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274 East 1ST Avenue
Van­cou­ver, British Colum­bia
V5T 1A6 Cana­da
(entrance at back lane)

We are locat­ed on the south side of 1st Avenue, a block and a half east of Main (between Lorne & Sco­tia Streets). Park­ing avail­able at west side of build­ing.


To dri­ve from down­town Van­cou­ver takes about 5 min­utes.

Dri­ving from Van­cou­ver Inter­na­tion­al Air­port
takes about 22 min­utes.

By pub­lic trans­porta­tion from down­town:
4 minute Sky­train ride to Main Street Sky­train Sta­tion and 4 minute (0.7 km) walk south on Main Street and east on 1ST Avenue.

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