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Artists on Tour Directory 2013

MISSION (what we do) ArtStarts

Innovative Arts Programs for

ArtStarts provides...

Artist Performances Artist Residencies Free Weekend Activities Gallery Exhibitions and Programming

teachers & Artists

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ArtStarts Showcase and Conference Artists Directory Funding Programs Professional Development Booking & Touring Service


Advocacy for

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vision (why we do it)

Core Values (what matters most)

Accessibility Diversity Quality Integrity

ArtStarts envisions a society where the arts are regarded as an essential part of educating young people and a catalyst for creating innovative, engaged and contributing members of society. ArtStarts in Schools has a leadership role in transforming the way children and youth are engaged, in and through the arts, and in promoting the value of the arts in young lives.

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Looking Back at an Inspiring Year


The Year in Numbers PROGRAMS + SERVICES


ArtStarts Showcase and Conference


Booking and Touring


Infusion Cohort


Infusion Studio


Gallery Exhibitions


Workshops for Kids and Families




BC Arts and Culture Week


Community Engagement GRANTS


Artists in Education Council of BC Fund


Cherniavsky “Mr. Music” Fund


Artists in the Classroom


Artists in Education


Financial Summary ABOUT US


Board of Directors and Volunteers


ArtStarts Staff GET INVOLVED


Thank You, Supporters!


Invest in Creativity


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students participated in projects supported by Artists in the Classroom grants in the 2013-14 school year


nails used to create a map of the world made of string for the Sound Play exhibition at the ArtStarts Gallery


people participated in free family arts workshops at ArtStarts on Saturdays and ArtStarts at River Market


school performances contracted though ArtStarts in schools and communities across British Columbia


hours of volunteer support contributed to the strike and install of exhibitions of young people’s art in the ArtStarts Gallery


artists and educators partipated in Infusion Studio workshops


tree tops reclaimed to display paper machĂŠ birds in the ArtStarts Gallery


the highlights reel Programs + Services showcase2013

ArtStarts Showcase and Conference February 27, 28 and March 1, 2013 The ArtStarts Showcase and Conference is Western Canada’s most important performing arts showcase and conference for arts programmers interested in booking performances for young audiences. Delegates discover new talent, network with peers and engage in lively discussions about the arts in education.

Held annually in Vancouver, the ArtStarts Showcase and Conference features sample performances by over 30 of the finest performing artists offering shows specifically designed for young audiences.

2013 Showcasing Artists Dance Compaigni V’ni Dansi Grupo América Little Pear Garden Collective Tribal Vision Dance Music Blues Berries Alida Kinnie Starr Boris Sichon Digital Guise Infinitus Kalan Wi Lapis Metaphor Milton Randall The Kerplunks The Wheat in the Barley


Storytelling Greg Frankson Theatre Axis Theatre Company Canadiana Musical Theatre Company DuffleBag Theatre Figura Theatre Kuniko Yamamoto Story Theatre Company Interdisciplinary Dianna David Gizmo Guys Kikeyambay Motivational Magic Mat Velvet and Charlie Show Pangaea Arts Rock the Arts Roger Dallaire South Asian Arts

the best

“ young audience showcase in the country.” — Showcase Delegate —

Programs + Services

Booking and Touring ArtStarts offers an efficient and cost effective booking and touring service that takes care of the logistics of planning a tour. Each year we coordinate over 1,800 artistic performances in schools and communities across British Columbia. Artists listed in the Artists on Tour Directory represent an outstanding range of disciplines and cultural traditions, from world music and contemporary dance, to storytelling, theatre and much more. Learn more about booking and touring: View the Artists on Tour Directory:

A Day in the Life of a Touring artist ontheroad


Programs + Services

Infusion Cohort Infusion: Arts in Education is a professional learning program for artists and teachers focused on arts integration in schools across BC to bring learning alive for young people. Over a three-year period, Infusion offers artists and teachers at Infusion Champion Schools the opportunity to collaborate in the creation of classroom experiences with outcomes that span the curriculum. Delving in depth into concepts of arts integration, together they will share their expertise and ideas, and design strategies to implement in individual classrooms.

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Infusion Teaching Artist Paula Scott collaborates with an educator from George Pringle Elementary in West Kelowna, BC to develop approaches to teaching that infuse the arts into learning.

Programs + Services

Infusion Studio Infusion Studio is a series of professional learning opportunities for teachers and artists designed to provide resources and approaches that can enhance the way youth, artists and educators are engaged in and through the arts in BC. Infusion Studio Events in 2013 Momentum: Documenting Artistic Learning in the Classroom: February 26, 2013 at ArtStarts in Vancouver Arts Integration Learning Lab: September 23-27, 2013 in Nelson Arts Integration and Sound Play: October 25, 2013 at ArtStarts in Vancouver Sensory Looking: October 26, 2013 at the BCATA’s Draw Yourself In Conference in Surrey Infusion Studio sessions at schools across BC


Momentum Highlights momentum


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The Infusion Community of Practice (CoP) is a free online community open to educators, artists and others interested in arts integration. The CoP brings together educators and artists in a forum that provides opportunities for collaboration and mentorship. Join now to access resources, share ideas and connect with the community.


Programs + Services

Gallery Exhibitions The ArtStarts Gallery is the first in Canada devoted exclusively to young people’s art. Since the gallery opened in 2006, exhibitions have celebrated the exciting artwork that emerges when students, educators and professional artists work together to deepen learning, creativity and community connections. Visit the ArtStarts Gallery in downtown Vancouver or book a group tour.

April 23, 2013 to August 31, 2013


How do today’s creative young minds experience the natural world? Discover how students from across BC, in Kindergarten to Grade 12, explore nature’s imprints with camera-less photography, express their identity through animal symbolism, research local birds with puppet-making and theatre, communicate their concerns for the environment in their own short films, and more.

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September 28, 2013 to March 29, 2014 When is a bike also a musical instrument? What sound does a Gamelan make? How can you make sound visible? An exciting sonic experience, Sound Play is an interactive exhibition exploring music, acoustics, composition and sound-making, featuring installations and artwork by students from across BC and by professional artists working with young people. Pedal sound-making bikes, listen to original songs, experiment with a cymasium and more. Connect with your own rhythm as you explore multiinstrumentalist Boris Sichon’s collection of musical instruments from around the world.

“ The work shown here is amazing, truly

inspirational”. — Gallery Visitor —

Grade 3 and 5 students from MV Beattie Elementary in Enderby, BC worked with professional artists Cathy Stubington and Julie Ross to learn about local birds through puppetry, movement, song and dramatic play.

Programs + Services

Workshops for Kids and Families Each month, ArtStarts presents free workshops for families with some of the best children’s artists across disciplines. These accessible events bring the community together and offer an easy and fun way for young people to experience a new art form firsthand. Hands-on participation is always a key part of the day, and kids head home with a new or enlivened passion for the arts. ArtStarts on Saturdays workshops take place once a month in the ArtStarts Gallery in downtown Vancouver. In May 2013, we were able to expand the series to also include monthly workshops at River Market in New Westminster.

2013 Workshop Artists Fana Soro Figura Theatre Sharon Kallis Will Stroet Sheldon Casavant Julian Lawrence Kellie Haines Rebecca Graham Boris Sichon South Asian Arts TapCo.





Programs + Services

YoungStarters YoungStarters is a free arts mentorship program for teens aged 14 to18, all about creativity, collaboration and community. YoungStarters aims to explore art as a vehicle to empower young people’s creativity while providing them with lasting, relevant skills and experiences. In 2013, a group of YoungStarters developed their own arts based community project in collaboration with mentors from the local arts community. Participants discussed many ideas and concepts, ultimately deciding to investigate the phrase “Vancouver shapes me by...”, posing this question to themselves and the broader community. The YoungStarters compiled the results into a colourful public mural in Vancouver’s West End neighbourhood and shared their process with the community.


Programs + Services

BC Arts and Culture Week April 21–27, 2013 This province-wide celebration of all things arts and culture was presented in 2013 by ArtStarts and ArtsBC through support from BC Arts Council and the Province of BC. The event turns the spotlight on the vital contribution that the arts make in learning and in life. Hundreds of arts councils, communities and schools across the province join in the fun by presenting a dazzling range of events, including art crawls, exhibitions, performances, open mics and more. Winners of the Arts Champion Awards—in the categories of Youth, Artist and Administrator—were awarded with original commissioned artwork by BC artists. During BC Arts and Culture Week, British Columbians were encouraged to share photos of where they experienced art in their own community—and proudly declare “I see art here.”


Programs + Services

Community Engagement The ArtStarts Gallery and Resource Centre invites the community to enagage with ArtStarts through a variety of offerings. We invite the community into our space for interactive events such as Vancouver Draw Down, Culture Days and A Good Book Drive. Tours of the ArtStarts Gallery, as well as joint tours with our neighbours at the Contemporary Art Gallery, are available to schools and other interested groups. Our resource library is stocked with books on arts integration, activating creativity and other topics, and our reading corner for kids invites visitors to curl up with a good book. The Gallery, Lab and Cherniavsky Boardroom are also available for the community to rent to host events.



Funding Opportunities for Schools and Districts ArtStarts in Schools disburses a variety of grants to schools and school districts across British Columbia to help ensure that the arts remain an essential part of educating young people.

Artists in Education Council of BC Fund The Arts in Education Council of BC Fund offers small grants to support professional development for K–12 educators in British Columbia. These grants can be used to assist in the presentation of professional development workshops, clinics or seminars designed to increase the appreciation of the arts for teachers in BC schools, especially at the elementary level.

BC Orff Chapter (Vancouver) Edwin S Richards Elementary (Mission) Cougar Creek Elementary (Surrey)

$500 $400 $100

Total Grants: $1,000


Cherniavsky “Mr. Music” Fund

Funded by the Cherniavsky Junior Club for the Performing Arts, this ticket subsidy program funds students to attend classical music performances in their communities. Alexander Elementary (Duncan) $108 Alexis Park Elementary (Vernon) $393 Bayview Community Elementary (Vancouver) $288 Bench Elementary (Cowichan Bay) $236 Black Mountain Elementary (Kelowna) $281 Chase River Elementary (Nanaimo) $342 Chief Tomat Elementary (West Kelowna) $86 Children’s Hearing and Speech Centre of BC (Vancouver) $100 Columbia Elementary (Penticton) $194 Concordia Lutheran School (Penticton) $133 Cougar Creek Elementary (Surrey) $324 Credo Christian Elementary (Langley) $234 David Oppenheimer Elementary (Vancouver) $207 Dorothea Walker Elementary (Kelowna) $500 Ecole les Aiglons (Garibaldi Highlands) $500 Ellison Elementary (Kelowna) $500 Herbert Spencer Elementary (New Westminster) $450 Holy Cross Elementary (Burnaby) $280 John Knox Christian (Burnaby) $284 Lord Roberts Annex (Vancouver) $500 Lower Nicola Band School (Merritt) $86 Marlborough Elementary (Burnaby) $261 Martha Jane Norris Elementary (Surrey) $468 Mount Pleasant Elementary (Vancouver) $500 Mulgrave School (West Vancouver) $500 Our Lady of Good Counsel School (Surrey) $500 Our Lady of Lourdes School (Westbank) $853 Our Lady of Perpetual Help School (Vancouver) $450

Our Lady of the Assumption (Port Coquitlam) Park Avenue Elementary (Nanaimo) Pentiction Community Christian (Penticton) Queen Margaret’s School (Duncan) R C Macdonald Elementary (Coquitlam) Richmond Christian School (Richmond) Rochester Elementary (Coquitlam) Ross Elementary (Abbotsford) Rosser Elementary (Burnaby) Rutherford Community School (Nanaimo) Shannon Lake Elementary (West Kelowna) Simon Cunningham Elementary (Surrey) Sir Guy Carleton Elementary (Vancouver) Sir Matthew Begbie Elementary (Vancouver) Sir Sandford Fleming Elementary (Vancouver) South Kelowna Elementary (Kelowna) St Alcuin College (North Vancouver) St Joseph’s Elementary School (Kelowna) St Helen’s School (Burnaby) St James School (Vernon) Star of the Sea School (Surrey) Stawamus Elementary (Squamish) Strawberry Hill Elementary (Surrey) Surrey Christian School (Surrey) Tecumseh Annex (Vancouver) Twelfth Avenue Elementary (Burnaby) Watson Elementary (Chilliwack) West-Mont School (Victoria) William of Orange Christian School (Surrey) Winchelsea Elementary (Parksville)

$450 $360 $94 $200 $450 $685 $329 $401 $450 $108 $500 $450 $135 $676 $256 $450 $150 $209 $423 $382 $450 $495 $450 $396 $239 $608 $266 $893 $401 $220

Total Grants: $21,130

Kindergarten students on Haida Gwaii, BC worked with author Alison Gear and artist Kiki van der Heiden on Taan’s Moons, a creative learning experience that incorporated storytelling and language arts, movement, local culture and heritage, visual arts and more. Photo by Jason Shafto.


Artists in the Classroom Artists in the Classroom grants support projects that put students in direct contact with professional artists to support rich learning experiences in the classroom. Whether you are an educator looking to collaborate with a local artist to enhance your approach to teaching, or an artist interested in working with students, ArtStarts can help bring your projects to life. Grants of up to $3,500 for small to medium scale projects, and grants of up to $10,000 for large scale projects are available. For the June 2013 intake, we allocated $226,384, which supported projects in 78 schools and reached 9,289 students. For the October 2013 intake, we allocated $224,596, which supported projects in 79 schools and reached 10,225 students. (Funds for this second intake were disbursed in 2014, and therefore are not reflected in the 2013 financials.)


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Artists in the Classroom

Funded by BC Arts Council and the Province of BC, Artists in the Classroom grants support projects that put students in direct contact with a professional artist in residence in their classroom. Projects aim to connect an art form and another subject area to meet evolving objectives in both. Alexander Elementary (Duncan) $3,500 Arrow Lakes School District (Nakusp) $2,975 Beachcombers Community School (Fanny Bay) $1,960 Boundary Central Secondary (Midway) $3,500 Braemar Elementary (North Vancouver) $3,500 Brockton Prepatory School (North Vancouver) $2,450 Burnaby North Secondary (Burnaby) $3,500 Central Middle School (Victoria) $1,729 David Brankin Elementary (Surrey) $2,551 Fleetwood Park Secondary (Surrey) $1,330 Francois Lake Elementary (Francois Lake) $3,380 Fraser Academy (Vancouver) $3,500 Garibaldi Elementary (Vancouver) $1,160 Gleneagles Elementary (West Vancouver) $2,800 Glenwood Elementary (Burnaby) $2,222 Gordon Terrace Elementary (Cranbrook) $1,960 Grand Forks Secondary (Grand Forks) $3,500 Grandview Elementary (Vancouver) $1,385 Gwa’sala-Nakwaxda’xw School (Port Hardy) $3,500 Hellings Elementary (Delta) $1,120 Island Pacific School (Bowen Island) $1,415 John Henderson Annex (Vancouver) $1,701 Kootenay Columbia Learning Centre (Trail) $1,351 L V Rogers Secondary (Nelson) $3,402 Little Prairie Elementary (Chetwynd) $3,150 Lord Roberts Elementary (Vancouver) $2,520 Lucerne Elementary-Secondary (New Denver) $3,045 M V Beattie Elementary (Enderby) $9,730 Mayne Island School (Mayne Island) $6,000 McBride Centennial Elementary (McBride) $2,450 Montgomery Centre (Coquitlam) $2,628 Mount Pleasant Elementary (Vancouver) $2,380 Myrtle Philip Community School (Whistler) $3,500 Nakusp Secondary (Nakusp) $2,248 Nanoose Bay Elementary (Nanoose Bay) $2,901 Nelson Christian Community School (Nelson) $3,350 Nisga’a Elementary Secondary (Gitlakdamix) $1,005 Old Yale Road Elementary (Surrey) $7,390 Pacific Coast School (Prince Rupert) $3,500 Parkland Middle School (Cranbrook) $1,365

Penfield Elementary (Campbell River) $2,625 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary (Vancouver) $2,100 Pleasantside Elementary (Port Moody) $3,500 Queen Alexandra Elementary (Vancouver) $3,500 Revelstoke Secondary (Revelstoke) $3,500 Roosevelt Park Elementary (Prince Rupert) $2,050 Rossland Secondary (Rossland) $3,500 SD 42 Maple Ridge (Maple Ridge) $2,450 SD 62 Sooke (Victoria) $5,131 SD 71 Comox Valley (Courtenay) $3,500 Saltspring Elementary (Saltspring Island) $3,500 Schou Education Centre (Burnaby) $2,000 Self Design High School (Nelson) $2,000 Seycove Secondary (North Vancouver) $3,500 Sir Wilfred Grenfell Elementary (Vancouver) $1,778 Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary (Skidegate) $9,999 South Sa-Hali Elementary (Kamloops) $3,500 Squamish Montessori School (Squamish) $2,671 St Joseph’s School (Chemainus) $3,500 St Patrick’s School (Maple Ridge) $2,077 Sts’ailes Community School (Agassiz) $2,825 Sunshine Coast Alternate School (Sechelt) $3,500 Suwa’lkh Learning Centre (Coquitlam) $3,500 T M Roberts Elementary (Cranbrook) $1,075 Templeton Secondary (Vancouver) $2,100 Uplands Elementary (Penticton) $2,240 Valemount Elementary (Valemount) $2,450 W L McLeod Elementary (Vanderhoof ) $469 Westwood Elementary (Port Coquitlam) $3,500 Whistler Secondary (Whistler) $3,500 William Bridge Elementary (Richmond) $3,500 Windermere Secondary (Vancouver) $1,001 Windermere Secondary (Vancouver) $10,000 Yahk Elementary (Yahk) $2,450 Yarrow Elementary (Chilliwack) $1,341

Total Grants: $226,384


Artists in Education

Funded by BC Arts Council and the Province of BC, the program is open to all BC School Districts, the Federation of Independent School Associations and the First Nations Schools Association. SD 05 Southeast Kootenay SD 06 Rocky Mountain SD 08 Kootenay Lakes SD 10 Arrow Lakes SD 19 Revelstoke SD 20 Kootenay - Columbia SD 22 Vernon SD 23 Central Okanagan SD 27 Cariboo-Chilcotin SD 28 Quesnel SD 33 Chilliwack SD 34 Abbotsford SD 35 Langley SD 36 Surrey SD 37 Delta SD 38 Richmond SD 39 Vancouver SD 40 New Westminster SD 41 Burnaby SD 42 Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows SD 43 Coquitlam SD 44 North Vancouver SD 45 West Vancouver SD 46 Sunshine Coast SD 47 Powell River SD 48 Sea to Sky SD 49 Central Coast SD 50 Haida Gwaii SD 51 Boundary SD 52 Prince Rupert SD 53 Okanagan-Similkameen SD 54 Bulkley Valley SD 57 Prince George SD 58 Nicola-Similkameen SD 59 Peace River South SD 60 Peace River North SD 61 Greater Victoria SD 62 Sooke SD 63 Saanich SD 64 Gulf Islands SD 67 Okanagan Skaha

$10,800 $7,200 $10,500 $5,400 $5,400 $7,500 $9,600 $18,600 $13,746 $11,700 $7,200 $11,700 $11,400 $32,000 $9,900 $14,100 $27,300 $4,500 $14,700 $9,000 $18,900 $9,900 $4,500 $4,914 $6,311 $5,335 $6,000 $6,500 $6,000 $7,500 $3,680 $5,258 $30,000 $6,900 $12,779 $16,800 $17,700 $7,500 $6,000 $6,000 $5,274

SD 68 Nanaimo-Ladysmith SD 69 Qualicum SD 70 Alberni SD 71 Comox Valley SD 72 Campbell River SD 73 Kamloops/Thompson SD 75 Mission SD 78 Fraser - Cascade SD 79 Cowichan Valley SD 82 Coast Mountains SD 83 North Okanagan - Shuswap SD 84 Vancouver Island West SD 85 Vancouver Island North SD 87 Stikine SD 91 Nechako Lakes SD 92 Nisga’a SD 93 Conseil scolaire francophone First Nations Schools Independent Schools

$17,100 $9,000 $7,800 $9,600 $11,400 $17,091 $4,500 $6,200 $10,200 $13,723 $8,400 $6,000 $6,800 $6,000 $13,200 $5,988 $5,400 $25,000 $23,025

Total Grants: $642,424

Financial Summary ArtStarts’ total revenues for 2013 amounted to $2.6 million from government bodies, foundations, corporations, individuals and earned income from our programs and services. Approximately 35% of our budget was disbursed to schools and districts in the form of arts grants. The remaining expenditures included supporting our BC-wide network of professional touring artists, presenting the annual ArtStarts Showcase and Conference, offering professional development for artists and educators, operating the ArtStarts Gallery of young people’s art, and overall program services and support. Revenue



Programs and Events Services and Support Marketing and Outreach Facility Expenses School Performances

Federal Grants Provincial Grants Municipal Cultural Facility

$90,500 $319,686 $30,321

$197,751 $602,384 $55,738 $41,078 $767,213



Contributions $91,336 Sponsorship $167,000

Artists in Education $642,424 Artists in the Classroom $226,384 Cherniavsky Junior Club Fund $21,130 Arts in Education Council of BC Fund $1,000



PROGRAM DELIVERY School Perfomances


FUNDING PROGRAMS Artists in Education and Artists in the Classroom BC Arts Council $868,808 Cherniavsky Junior Club Fund $17,880

In 2013,


was disbursed as grants to schools and districts to support artistic activity. We gratefully acknowledge BC Arts Council and the Province of BC for their significant increase in funding for Artists in Education and Artists in the Classroom through the BC Creative Futures contribution.

Complete financial audit available from ArtStarts in Schools. Audit performed by Grant Thornton LLP.

About Us

Board of Directors The ArtStarts Board of Directors is made up of members representing the education, artistic and business communities. ArtStarts Board, as of December 31, 2013 Wade Domries — Co-President Vice President, National Operations Support, TELUS, Burnaby Lynda Gerty — Co-President Director of Engagement, Vantage Point, Vancouver

Steve Atkins Retired School Principal, Salmon Arm Allan Douglas Director of Elementary Instruction, SD 71 Comox Valley, Courtenay Dawn Quast Retired School Principal, Prince Rupert

Charlotte Ensminger — Vice-President Staff Lawyer, Law Society of British Columbia, Vancouver

Will Stroet Founder and Artist of Pebble Star Productions Inc, Vancouver

Vincent Lau — Treasurer Director of Finance, Silver Wheaton, Vancouver

Also on ArtStarts Board in 2013

Drew Gilmour — Secretary Lawyer, Laird and Company, Pitt Meadows

Rupinder Sidhu Interdisciplinary Artist and Facilitator, Vancouver Lisa Parsonson Visual and Performing Arts Program Consultant, Burnaby

Volunteers Volunteers are an important part of life at ArtStarts. We could not accomplish what we do without the support, dedication, enthusiasm, skills and talents of our volunteers. Volunteers in 2013: Andrea DeTerra, Angelica HaYoun, Ann Wong, Caleigh Misunis, Chris Sheldon, Chris Tambosso, Cindy Xiong, Colleen Soo, Erica Krasman, Geraldine Ong, Glenda Kopperson, Hanson Sung, Hansu Shayne, Heather Nelson, Heejon Choi, Hillary Jay, Jacquie Rolston, Jade Hse, James Melcher, Jennifer Andre, Jessica Artemenko, Juan Bedoya, Kamille Manoy, Keely Hall, Kendra Shapka, Kevin Fraser, Kori Tarry, Lisa MacLean, Lynsey Jack, Marg Yarwood, Mimi Lam, Nargis Dhirani, Nicholas McKenzie, Rachel Chan, Rachelle Oh, Rania Samra, Rita Minichiello, Salma Nuraney, Sarah Delatte, Sijia Wang, Stella Quin

About Us

ArtStarts Staff Navida Nuraney Executive Director 604.336.0626 ext 107

Terri Anne Wilson Arts Integration Manager 604.336.0626 ext 106

Lia Dicicco Accounting Manager 604.336.0626 ext 104

Siobhan Rich Marketing + Communications Manager 604.336.0626 ext 109

Sarah Kim Booking + Touring Manager 604.336.0626 ext 102

Juliana Bedoya Curator + Professional Development Coordinator 604.336.0626 ext 105

Elfred Matining Program Coordinator 604.336.0626 ext 112

Rekha Pavanantharajah Program Coordinator 604.336.0626 ext 103

Franรงois Grenier Gallery Coordinator 604.336.0626 ext 110

Sydney Jacus Program Coordinator 604.336.0626 ext 108


Thank You for Your Support

Thank You, Supporters! ArtStarts in Schools gratefully acknowledges the financial support and assistance of our donors, partners and sponsors.

Founding Supporters British Columbia Arts Council Vancouver Foundation

Program + Operating Support MAJOR SUPPORTERS Department of Canadian Heritage – Canada Arts Presentation Fund Canada Council for the Arts – Music Section British Columbia Arts Council Province of British Columbia Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch City of Vancouver 2010 Legacies Now Boeing Target


UP TO $25,000

UP TO $1,500

Cherniavsky Junior Club for the Performing Arts Society Columbia Basin Trust Westminster Savings

Steven Atkins Juliana Bedoya Sherrill Bushfield Lia Dicicco Wade Domries James Harcott Katie Kaku Sarah Kim Shlomit Kriger Vincent Lau Sharon Leung Marilyn Mann Rekha Pavanantharajah Noelle Price Siobhan Rich Jane Sheil Terri Anne Wilson Fran Andrews, in memory of Gordon B. Andrews In honour of Cliff and Pam Eyland In honour of Katherine Hill ArtTrunk: Arthur Li, Maggie Man Ki Li, Siu Ying Sharon Leung, Janet Ka Po Yip Little Rae Kids’ Club Team TELUS Cares Anonymous

UP TO $10,000 Architrix Design Studio artsVest Donald’s Market ONE Prize OPUS Framing and Art Supplies Silver Wheaton MONTHLY DONORS Lynda Gerty Sydney Jacus Amyn Nathoo Navida Nuraney Dawn Quast IN-KIND DONORS Ethical Bean Long & McQuade Raincoast Books River Market at Westminster Quay SIM Digital The Art Institute


Thank You for Your Support

Invest in Creativity ArtStarts supporters invest in creating more opportunities for young people to experience the arts. You can bring young people in direct contact with professional artists and expose them to new experiences and diverse cultures. You can ignite a passion for the arts — and a passion for learning. There are many ways to get involved. Pledge your ongoing support by becoming a monthly donor or make a donation to ArtStarts. Host a fundraiser to raise funds and awareness about our programs. Contribute proceeds from donation drives, auctions or events. Contribute your skills by joining ArtStarts as a volunteer. The support, dedication, enthusiasm and talents of our volunteers help drive us forward. Supporting ArtStarts in Schools sends a strong message that the arts are important. You want to keep the arts are alive in communities across BC. You want our young people to grow and thrive.

“I support ArtStarts as a small monthly amount makes a big difference to many people, and knowing that this money is being put towards a solid purpose makes it all worthwhile.”

“I give back because I want all children to have the opportunity to have the arts in their lives.”

“I give because I want to leave a positive mark on others.” “I give back because I want to be an engaged citizen in building the creative community that I want.” “I give because I can.” 28

Creative. Professional. Downtown.

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Let’s start planning. ArtStarts Gallery and Resource Centre • 808 Richards Street • Vancouver • 604-336-0626 •

ArtStarts in Schools 808 Richards Street Vancouver, BC V6B 3A7 Tel 604.336.0626 Toll Free 1.855.292.7826 Fax 604.683.0501 Charitable Registration 89765 8936 RR0001

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