What's After the Degree?: 3 Graduate Art History Alums Discuss

When and Where

Friday, March 22, 2024 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
SS 6029 (Art History Common Room)
Sidney Smith Hall, 6th Floor
100 St. George St, Toronto, ON


Angelica Demetriou; Shi Qiu; Anthony Wu


The Graduate Office invites you to "What’s after the degree?” an informal discussion with 3 Art History MA alumni who will discuss their career paths and experiences.  Please come and hear their stories and bring your questions. Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by March 15.

Angelica Demetriou (M.A. 2011) is the Founder and Principal of Demetriou Art Group, a fine art consulting firm that works with many of Canada’s most notable private and corporate art collectors. A leader in her field, Angelica has fifteen years of experience in art advising, corporate curating, collections management, communications, and arts publishing. She regularly serves on juries and committees, and currently sits on the Art Toronto Opening Night Committee for the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Angelica holds an MA in Art History and an Honours BA in English and Art History from the University of Toronto. In 2019, she was named an RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards finalist — a program that recognizes the country’s leading female entrepreneurs.

Shi Qiu (M.A. 2014) is a passionate art professional with experience in both the private and public sectors. He is currently the Curatorial Assistant at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, where he has worked closely with the Chief Curator to realize more than 10 exhibitions, many of which toured across Canada. Prior to joining the McMichael, he worked for many years in decorative arts auction and was one of the leading Asian art auction specialists in the country. An immigrant and fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Shi’s engagement with the arts is continually informed by his cross-cultural background. He is a member of board of directors of the Canadian Society of Decorative Arts.

Anthony Wu (M.A. 2007) is an Asian Art consultant, appraiser and writer based in Toronto. After working as an Asian Art specialist for eleven years at two of Canada’s largest regional auctions, he started his own art advising firm in 2015 where he consults for various auction houses, museums, and private clients in Canada and the USA. Anthony is a certified Chinese Fine Art appraiser with the Appraisers Association of America, and a board member with the Canadian Society of Decorative Arts and the Gardiner Museum. He has a profound love for Chinese porcelain, jade carvings and Buddhist art, and has amassed a library of over 3000 volumes on various Asian art subjects. Anthony spends most of his time consulting for Heffel Gallery, Canada's national auction house.

2024 Art History Alumni Panel Poster with participant images


Department of Art History