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

JEANNE DORIE
Board Secretary

Photoshop Artist & Children’s Author

WILLA KRAY
Treasurer

ELISA RUTLEDGE
Director

Chronically Creative

MARISSA ROSALEEN
Director

Photographer

JENNIFER MACLENNAN

Partnership Engagement Director

Marketing Manager deCoste Centre for Arts & Creativity

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director

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Director

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Fundraising Chair

Committees

TODD VASSALLO
Special Projects Committee

Owner/Operator Project Works Artistry

CRYSTAL MANN
Social Committee

Singer Songwriter & Creative Entrepreneur

ASA NODELMAN
Special Projects Committee

Owner/Operator Asa Nodelman Woodworking and Carpentry

Owner Watch & Spectacle Circus

Co-Owner The Odditorium Art Space

JANICE FRASER

SPECIAL PROJECTS COMITTEE

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

SPECIAL PROJECTS COMMITTEE

Wanda White

Owner Sense & SensibiliTea

Co-Owner The Odditorium Art Space

Staff

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Arts Coordinator

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