Passionate about arts education, Rima has worked in the not-for-profit arts sector for over 10 years as an Art Instructor, Gallery Educator and Education Programs Manager. She has an extensive background in arts education and not-for-profit administration. Rima holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts and a Masters in Art History. As Director, Art Centre, Rima is responsible for managing day-to-day operations as well as contributing to the future development of the organization both artistically and strategically.
With a love of all things arts and craft, Aimee brings the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre brand to life through managing marketing and social media. With agency and product marketing expertise and a Masters in International Business, Aimee enjoys collaborating to craft the member and participant experience. In her spare time you'll find Aimee strolling the town with her beloved labrador.
With a love of the arts, Susan enjoys providing support for the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre and team. As a top advertising photographer, Susan has won numerous awards through her work on editorial, national and international campaigns. Susan applies this creativity and professional presentation to everything she does.
The arts have always played a major part of Jackie's life-from childhood lessons to secondary and post-secondary education. Her artistic background is well balanced between visual arts and music. Jackie is a recent graduate from the University of Guelph, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has a passion for working with children, helping them discover their creative selves and imparting valuable skills.
Olivia has always been interested in the arts and crafts even as a child and enjoys working in all mediums. She considers herself a traditional artist but is currently exploring digital arts. This coming fall, she will be attending the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U) for Graphic Design.
Cecilia enjoys a variety of creative endeavours - from fine art to gardening. She has a strong passion for working with children and hopes to work with traumatized children and adolescents in the future. To that end, she is currently pursuing an Honours Bachelor of the Arts in Psychology from Brock University.
Having recently graduated with a Masters in Art History and Visual Culture from the University of Guelph, Sarah has returned to the Niagara region to join the team. She has a passion for arts education and believes that art should be for all. Sarah aspires to teach lessons about past cultures from their art, and how to solve current problems with creativity. When Sarah is not watching a movie set in the 18th century, she is sewing a new dress.