2022 AGM Results..

A shoutout…. Art Rave refuses to die!

Not only was Art Rave’s Annual General Meeting held on Apr. 22 and a new board elected (with places for any of you who want to volunteer), but there a suite of Spring events are planned with more to come.
These events, some in partnership with others, have the promise of being lots of fun and attracting new members.

2022 Art Rave Board:

  • Colleen Clancy: Chair,
  • Robert Gunn: Treasurer,
  • Jillian Mayne: Secretary.
  • Board members at large: Theresa Kingston, Laurie Blakley, Sue Thomas, (Beate Grennamen to be confirmed)

On-going events include:

  • May 5th – opening reception of the Museum Art Show. Show runs unitl Sept. 13th.
  • May 18th – Jolleen Dick: Cultural Appreciation and Appropriation
  • June 4th – Elspeth Watson A Lifetime in Art

Dates & details pending…
-In conjunction with RCN Media, launch of Winter Darbey’s new book.
-A free art making event.

Also, pending discussions on:
Arts Council’s Art Battle
Fall Social/Performance Evening?Membership Drive?Fundraiser at Char’s (using Grant’s coupon for venue)

Art Rave was approached by the Heritage Canada Day Committee asking Art Rave to participate. We have a pre-Covid grant in hand for that purpose rolled over from 2020.
A s the site is City property and unceded territory, the decision was made to contact the City requesting their confirmation that a conversation had taken place with the Hupachsath & Tseshaaht Nations.

Art Rave keeps Reconciliation in mind, so with flags still flying at half mast & ongoing forensic investigations at the residential school, a consultation about Canada Day ‘celebration’ is necessary prior to our participation.

*As of May 2nd, Art Rave has not received a confirmation of any consultation re: Canada Day celebration from the City.

Art Rave
C/o 5115 Gordon Ave
Port Alberni
V9Y 6T5

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