Keith Wallace has been a curator of contemporary art since 1979. For ten years he was curator, then director/curator, of the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver, where he developed a program of regional, national, and international exhibitions. As an independent curator, he organized exhibitions for the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa (Reality Check); the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (Resonance: Contemporary Art from New Delhi, with Anita Dube and Subodh Gupta); and The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery in Toronto (Stretch, co-curated with Eugenio Valdés Figueroa). For seven years he was associate director/curator at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. From 2004 to 2020, Wallace was editor-in-chief of Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art published by ARTCO, Taipei.