The Integrate Art Society (IAS) Committee & Board of Directors is made up of volunteer members.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President - Stephanie Eisenbraun
Stephanie Eisenbraun has been part of the Victoria arts scene for many years. She completed her undergraduate degree at UVic with a BA Honours in Art History and undertook gallery management of the Victoria Emerging Art Gallery and the Apartment Gallery shortly after her graduation. After completing this commercial experience, she went to England to complete her Master’s studies at the University of Glasgow specializing in Modern and Contemporary Art. While in England, she had the opportunity to work with the Art Fund as well as Christie’s Auction House. Upon her return to Victoria, Stephanie joined with the arts council and has now been contributing to the organization for four years. In addition, she is also the Operations Coordinator for Atomique Productions. Stephanie is passionate about all ranges of art media and hopes to contribute to the accessibility and excitement of the arts in Greater Victoria.
Vice President - Libby Oliver
Libby Oliver has a BFA with honours from the University of Victoria, where she specialised in photography and installation art. Libby previously studied International Development and Gender at the University of Guelph. She coordinates community art spaces and has worked on policy projects that support community inclusion in the arts. She currently lives and works in Victoria, BC as an artist and freelance photographer.
Treasurer - Rance Mok
Rance is an architect and independent arts programmer living and working in the territories of the Songhees, Esquimalt, and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples. As an Associate at HCMA Architecture + Design and the Director of the Integrate Art Society, Rance aims to strengthen communities through the design and programming of public spaces with a focus on arts and culture. She is passionate about cultivating vibrant and inviting spaces that expresses the hopes and values of an evolving Victoria. Her practice is informed by active participation and conversation with those around her. Recently, Rance has focused efforts on understanding how to create space for Indigenous, POC, and other marginalized communities by placing the values of relationality and reciprocity at the heart of her work.
Secretary - Regan Shrumm
Regan is an independent curator, artist, and writer who has been living as an uninvited guest on unceded and tradtional Lekwungen-speaking territory for the past ten years. She is the Assistant Curator at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. She has previously worked in the curatorial departments at the Pacific Northwest Quilt and Fiber Arts Museum in La Conner, Washington; the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner, Washington; the University of Victoria Art Collections in Victoria, British Columbia; Open Space in Victoria, British Columbia; the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia and the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. Her curatorial interests are mainly focused on community-building, cultural appropriation, and misrepresentation of underrepresented communities.
Project Director - Rance Mok
Development Director - Regan Shrumm
Facilitator & Lead Researcher - Kim Dhillon
Kim Dhillon is an art historian and writer. Her art criticism and essays have been published in frieze, Art Review, i-D, fillip, Border Crossings, West 86th, and Studies in the Maternal. She writes about contemporary art, art and social change, language in art, and the labour of care. Dhillon has worked on curatorial projects, from roles including intern to curator, in the UK, Sarajevo, and China with leading international artists including The Otolith Group, Christian Boltanski, and Francis Alys for the past fifteen years. She also writes poetry which has been published in Big Smoke Poetry, and occasionally makes projects for exhibitions, including the Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow. She holds a PhD in Critical and Historical Studies from the Royal College of Art; an MA in Curatorial Studies from Goldsmiths College, University of London; and a BA in English (Cultural Studies) and Art History from McGill University. Recently relocated from London to Vancouver Island, she teaches critical theory, social practice, and art history at Emily Carr University of Art and Design and the University of Victoria, and is working on writing projects.
Operations Director - Selina Pieczonka
Selina has been part of the Integrate Planning Committee since 2014 after completing her degree in art history the University of Victoria. After a year away, she is taking on the role of Operations Coordinator to apply her administrative skills to favourite things: art and parties. She is equally passionate about theatre, dance and film and is excited to bring more collaboration to Victoria's art community.