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
Melissa Bieman, Ruth Brown & Kathryn Gaj


Festival 2016

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

Festival Curator
Website, Artist Interviews,
Graphic Design, Social Networking,
Gareth Bate


Exhibition Curators

Upcoming Exhibitions
Gareth Bate and Dawne Rudman
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

Upcoming Exhibition
Matthew Hyland
Director of the Oakville Galleries


Galleries Liaisons:

Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre:
Dianne Pearce

Oakville Galleries:
Matthew Hyland


Festival Installers

Gareth Bate
Dawne Rudman
Melissa Bieman


Assistant Installers 2018

Helen Barnes, Chris Booth, Melissa Bieman, Irene Brayne,
Carolyn Dinsmore, Kathy Gaj, Margaret Kirwin.


Festival Opening Reception

Ruth Brown