Ginger Carlson is a writer and curator based in Calgary, Alberta. She holds a Masters in Museum Studies from the University of Manchester and a Bachelors of Arts in Honours Art History from the University of Alberta. Carlson is the current Executive Director of TRUCK Contemporary Art.
Previously, she was the Director of Untitled Art Society (2013 - 2016) and the Visual Arts Curator for the Sled Island Music and Arts Festival in Calgary (2015 - 2017). She sits on the Board of Directors for the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference, M:ST Performative Art Festival and is the acting Vice-President of the Alberta Association of Artist-run Centres.
Carlson has written essays and reviews for BlackFlash Magazine, Canadian Art, Luma Film and Media Art Quarterly, and SNAPline. She recently participated in the Critical Art Writing Ensemble III residency at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. In 2016, she received the Canadian Art Foundation Writing Prize.