Julia Lorimer

Julia Lorimer, BFA




Julia came to Toronto from Vancouver to study, and graduated with a BFA from the School of Image Arts at Ryerson University. While at Ryerson, Julia studied photography and coordinated the annual photo, film and new media festival, Maximum Exposure. After completing her studies, she spent a year in Montreal interning at the artist run centre, Eastern Bloc, to help organize their annual arts festival, Sight and Sound.

Julia brings to Petroff Gallery her expertise in exhibition coordinating, artwork documentation, photography and digital editing. Using her editing skills, Julia helps clients envision their homes and offices with new works by digitally placing them into the space. 
If you would like to see striking possibilities for artwork displayed in your home or office, Julia would welcome an opportunity to work with you.


Ivan Tanzer, BFA, MMSt

Operations & Communications Manager


Originally from Montréal, Ivan moved to Toronto in 2006 to complete his Master's degree in Museum Studies. A curator and published writer, he continues to work directly with artists, art fairs, and contemporary arts magazines. Prior to joining the Petroff Gallery he worked for several different cultural institutions including Theatre Museum Canada, Oeno Gallery, and Westmount Gallery. Ivan brings a wealth of technology and design skills and works to promote the Gallery across a number of media channels. Ivan is also responsible for coordinating much of the behind-the-scenes activity at the Gallery including sourcing all manner of supplies, international shipping and logistics, and managing the website.





 Ellen Hlozan

Ellen Hlozan
, BA, MMSt

Exhibition & Social Media Coordinator


Ellen Hlozan holds a Bachelor's degree in Art History from York University as well as a Masters in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto. Since graduating in 2013, her work has focused on exhibition coordination, curating, and visual merchandising at a number of museums, galleries, and private collections in Toronto. Ellen is an active advocate for Canadian art, design, and contemporary craft and volunteers with organizations such as Craft Ontario and the International Council of Museums. In the role of Exhibitions and Social Media Coordinator, her work focuses on supporting Petroff Gallery’s artists and clients, in addition to communicating the gallery’s brand through exhibitions, events, and social media.