The New Brunswick Arts Board is an arm’s length arts funding agency with a legislated mandate to facilitate and promote the creation of art as well as administering funding programs for professional artists in the province.
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The New Brunswick Arts Board elects Victoria Hutt as its new Chair
December 2, 2021 (Fredericton)– At its recent annual meeting, the New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) elected Victoria Hutt as its new Chair. She succeeds Alain Boisvert, who served in this role to the end of his second mandate on the board.
Victoria Hutt is a visual artist, designer and writer living in Florenceville-Bristol, NB. Project manager with the Canadian Crafts Federation—a national service organization championing Canadian craft—Victoria is a NSCAD design graduate and former executive director of the Andrew and Laura McCain Art Gallery. She has extensive experience in arts administration, not-for-profit management, community development, and is very involved in wellness and food security initiatives in her community.
” The past few years have focused attention on the essential role of the cultural sector and creative activity in an unprecedented way, proving the immense value of the arts not only in the economic sphere, but as a core need…”
As a provincial entity, the New Brunswick Arts Board acknowledges that it carries out its work on the traditional unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq and Peskotomuhkati peoples. Read the full statement.