Would You Like to be a Festival 2018 Volunteer?

We are always looking for help with the Festival. We currently even have international volunteers who are helping us to promote the festival and do research. Volunteer jobs can be done via the internet, or in person, or only during the actual Festival in 2014.

Contact: Dawne Rudman

We would really appreciate help with the following tasks...


During the 2018 Festival


Leading Up To The Festival



Research and Writing



Festival Organizers

Chair & Festival Curator,
Artist Interviews, Grant Writing.
Dawne Rudman

Vice Chair & Fundraising.
Melissa Bieman

Festival Curator
Website, Designer, Artist Interviews,
Social Networking.
Gareth Bate

Past Chair,
Jane Coryell (Past Chair)

Festival Historian
Helen Barnes

Without portfolio
Ruth Brown


Exhibition Curators

Gareth Bate and Dawne Rudman

Gallery Liaison:

Tonia DeRisio

Festival Installers

Gareth Bate
Dawne Rudman
Melissa Bieman

Assistant Installers 2018

Chris Booth, Carolyn Dinsmore, Louise Gravel, Jenn Hoag, Margaret Kirwin.

Festival Helpers 2018 Helen Barnes, Albert Fuchigami and Gallery Sitters.

Festival Opening Reception

Ruth Brown
Melissa Bieman