The Integrate Art Society (IAS) Committee & Board of Directors is made up of volunteer members.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Jennifer joined the Integrate Art Festival committee in 2012. After working on the committee for two years, Jennifer took over the Directorship of the festival in 2015 and 2016 until she transitioned to the role of President of the Society in 2017. Jennifer has her BA in Art History and has experience working in both galleries and museums throughout Toronto and Victoria.
Alanah has been a member of the Integrate planning committee since 2013. She is a graduate from the Art History program at the University of Victoria.
Treasurer & Secretary
Brin has been part of the Integrate team since 2014. She holds a Master’s Degree in Art History from the University of Victoria with a specialization in modern and contemporary Canadian art. She currently works as Arts Coordinator at the Victoria Arts Council.
Rance is the festival director for 2017, having been in the committee since 2015. She is particularly interested in art in public spaces and its possibilities for community-building. When she's not festival planning, Rance works as an architect at HCMA Architecture + Design.
This is Stephanie’s first year on the Integrate Planning Committee as Operations Coordinator. She is excited to contribute her passion and experience within the community arts of Victoria to build another unique and motivating festival. In her spare time, Stephanie is currently completing her degree from the University of Victoria and making plans for her master’s in the fall.
Kristi Hoffman is a graduate student in the Department of Art History and Visual Studies at UVic, with a research focus on contemporary curatorial practices. She works to promote community interest and participation in the arts through her work with the West Shore Arts Council and as a Gallery Assistant in downtown Victoria.
Zahra is the Art Coordinator for this year's festival. She is passionate about the creative process: its articulation, reception, and manifestation in the arts. She is looking forward to working with the artists and their creative projects at Integrate. In her spare time, she likes practicing yoga, swimming, and painting glass jars. Most other occasions, she is plugging away on her doctoral research project in the Department of Art History and Visual Studies at the University of Victoria.
Margaret joins the planning committee this year as one of our Event Coordinators. She looks forward to facilitating collaborations between artists and venues, and encouraging public participation. Margaret works for a business management company specializing in the arts, and has experience as an art therapy facilitator, archivist, and gallery assistant.
Olivia is an interdisciplinary artist residing in Victoria BC. She is excited to be putting together workshops that connect and engage the various arts communities. She looks forward to the opportunities that Integrate will present to facilitate knowledge sharing between artists. During the day, she works as a web developer.
Megan is ecstatic to join the Integrate team as Partnership Coordinator. She is passionate about building inter-disciplinary relationships and engaging with Victoria’s vibrant and multi faceted arts ecosystem in a variety of ways. Megan works at Open Space and is an independent artist and curator.
Regan is currently the Administrative Coordinator at Open Space as well as the Dana and Toni Ann Rust Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner, Washington. She has previously worked as a curatorial assistant at the La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, the Legacy Gallery, and the National Museum of American History.
Anna is a video and new media artist. She is interested in contemporary visual culture and photographic images in particular. Anna is also a Gallery Coordinator at the Fifty Fifty Arts Collective.