About - Staff

Rima Boles, Director, Art Centre
Rima Boles, Director, Art Centre

Rima Boles holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art from McMaster University and a Masters of Arts in Art History from the University of Western Ontario. 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 from her experience at The Powerplant Contemporary Art Gallery in Toronto and The Latcham Gallery in Stouffville. In her current position 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.

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Ashley Keller, Event Planner
Ashley Keller, Event Planner

Ashley Keller is a returning Studio Arts major at Brock University after traveling over seas. In her travels she has had the opportunity to experience different art galleries and shows that have shown her an entire new perspective in the arts. Ashley has been hired on as the Student events coordinator at the pumphouse and being Niagara-on-the-lake raised, she is excited to be involved in her community and in different art programs through out the summer months.

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Aimee Medina, Marketing Coordinator
Aimee Medina, Marketing Coordinator

Aimee is thrilled to join the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre as the interim Marketing Coordinator. She is currently managing the Niagara Pumphouse social networks and is excited to use her expertise in implementing marketing programs for the upcoming fiscal year. She has previously held positions with Philips Lighting as Product Marketing Manager, and at NDT Products Limited as Sales & Marketing Manager. She graduated from Baldwin Wallace University with a Master’s Degree in International Business.

Outside her duties at the Pumphouse, you can find Aimee busy running a small marketing agency, working on arts & crafts or enjoying a stroll around town with her beloved labrador.

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Susan Ashukian, Office Administrator
Susan Ashukian, Office Administrator

Having grown up in Niagara, Susan recently returned after spending the last 25 years working as an advertising photographer in Toronto. Over her career she has won numerous awards and has worked on many editorial, national and international campaigns.

With her love of the arts she is thrilled to have landed at the Niagara Pumphouse.

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