Britt Gallpen

Editorial Director, Inuit Art Quarterly

Britt Gallpen is a writer, curator and Editorial Director of Inuit Art Quarterly. Since 2016, she has expanded the magazine’s scope to examine circumpolar artists and contemporary practices, while paying particular attention to mentoring emerging Indigenous writers. In recognition of her efforts, she was awarded the Magazines Grand Prix’s Editor of the Year, Honourable Mention in 2017, while the magazine was shortlisted for the Magazine Grand Prix—Arts and Literary. This was followed by four nominations at the National Magazine Awards in 2018: Best Arts and Literary Magazine, Art Direction Grand Prix, Best Editorial Package and Best One-of-a-Kind Storytelling (silver).