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

DR. VIVIANNE LARIVIÈRE
Board Chair

Artist and Gallery Owner

JEANNE DORIE
Board Secretary

Photoshop Artist & Children’s Author

DENISE LYNCH
Past Chair/Interim Treasurer

Martin Ceramic

EMILY KOLM
Director

Trailer Artist

ERIN NAISMITH
Director

Entrepreneur

MARJORIE HENDERSON-MACDONALD
Director
Real Estate Agent

PAMELA BRIDGEO
Director

Artist

COMING SOON
Director

COMING SOON
Director

COMING SOON
Director

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

WANDA WHITE
Special Projects Committee

Owner Sense & SensibiliTea

Co-Owner The Odditorium Art Space

Staff

CARISSA AINSLIE

Executive Director

Carissa@creativepictoucounty.com

BETH  CARRUTHERS

Arts Coordinator

Beth@creativepictoucounty.com

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