Mónica Reyes Gallery
Pronouns: she, her/hers
Service to the SBIA Board: 2018 – Present
Mónica Reyes Gallery (MRG) has been backing the growth and development of emerging and mid-career artists at its current location in Strathcona since 2013. Serving the local and international art scene, MRG promotes artist initiatives invested in shaping the economies of art and culture. Located in the heart of Strathcona, the gallery is uniquely positioned to create dialogues with the artists and cultural engineers who call the neighbourhood home.
As the gallery’s founder and director, Mónica has been a longstanding figure in the Vancouver art scene having served as Vice President of the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver and during 2016/2017 sat on the Board of Latincouver. Today she sits on the Board of the Strathcona Board Improvement Association. Reyes is committed to investing in art that gives voice to the cultural diversity of the Pacific Northwest.