Award Winning PROFESSOR of Writing and Design Communication at SFU

ChanTal gibson

Chantal Gibson ( is an artist-educator interested in the cultural production of knowledge. Her work explores the overlap between literary and visual art, challenging colonialism and the imperialist notions quietly embedded in everyday things—from academic school books to kitschy souvenir spoons. Her visual art has appeared at the ROM in Toronto and MBAM in Montreal and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. After publishing her first book of poetry How She Read (Caitlin Press) in February, Chantal was name one of CBC’s 6 Black Canadian writers to watch in 2019.  An award-winning instructor, she teaches writing and design communication in the School of Interactive Arts & Technology at Simon Fraser University.