A Bit About Us

Our Mandate focuses on 4 priorities:

Community Engagement – create networking, skills-sharing. and connective arts community activities

Artist Exposure – promote and celebrate artistic talent, creative output, and the crucial contributions of art and culture in Pictou County

Economic Development – leverage creative sector funding programs, connect artists with market and performance opportunities, and support business development skills

Create a Sustainable Nonprofit – develop a diverse financial model which includes membership and sponsorship programs, art services revenue, fundraising events, grant funding, and municipal support

Meet The Board

DENISE LYNCH
Board Chair

Martin Ceramic

CARISSA AINSLIE
Vice Chair

Festival Coordinator

JOE MacEACHERN
Fundraising Chair

Special Events Manager

JENNY DEAN
Secretary

Actor, Comedian, Drama Teacher, Professional Human

JEANNE DORIE
Recording Secretary

Photoshop Artist & Children’s Author

SARAH ARGOLLO SANTOS
Marketing & Communications Director

Marketing & Communications // Business Development Lead at 360LAB

WILLA KRAY
Treasurer

ELISA RUTLEDGE
Engagement Director

Chronically Creative

TRAVIS DAVID
Partnership Director

Business Analyst

DR. ANALU CALDAS-MacEACHERN
Events Director

Dr. Ecology and Environmental Sciences

LAUREN FORBES
Special Projects & Grants Director

Accounts Receivable Clerk

JANICE FRASER
Director

Self-employed, Guardian ad Litem, Facilitation Women’s Center, Therapist

MARISSA ROSALEEN
Director

Photographer

Committees

CRYSTAL MANN
Social Committee

Singer Songwriter & Creative Entrepreneur

TODD VASSALLO
Special Projects Committee

Owner/Operator Project Works Artistry

ASA NODELMAN
Special Projects Committee

Owner/Operator Asa Nodelman Woodworking and Carpentry

Owner Watch & Spectacle Circus

Co-Owner The Odditorium Art Space

Staff

WANDA WHITE
Arts Coordinator

Owner Sense & SensibiliTea

Co-Owner The Odditorium Art Space

ADELAIDE MATHESON

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

(Summer Student)

JILLIAN ROY

Summer Program Coordinator

(Summer Student)

ARIANNA WILLIAMS

Summer Student

QUIN LYNCH
Software Developer

Software Developer

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