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.
Jodi is a Niagara-on-the-Lake artist with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts under her belt. Her extensive customer service & sales experience, matched with a friendly personality, set the welcoming tone for guests. Community involvement is part of her DNA: volunteering at Gateway Community Church in Virgil and participating in sessions with the Niagara-on-the-Lake Ukesters. A perfect day for Jodi includes creating custom art, singing with her sisters, and enjoying coffee with her husband Paul and their dogs, Hershey & Mrs. Beasley.
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.