For Immediate Release September 25, 2020 On July 27, 2020 the Pacific Association of Artist-Run Centres (PAARC) membership gathered via video conference for their Annual General Meeting. Members received a report on the activities…
For Immediate Release
September 25, 2020
On July 27, 2020 the Pacific Association of Artist-Run Centres (PAARC) membership gathered via video conference for their Annual General Meeting. Members received a report on the activities of the 2019-20 fiscal year, which included the initiation of the organization’s first Strategic Planning, followed by the presentation of the Financial Statements. Furthermore, members agreed to the appointment of Zandi Dandizette c/o The James Black Gallery as President, Katrina Orlowski c/o grunt gallery as Vice-President, Laurie White c/o Or Gallery as Treasurer, Julia Prudhomme c/o Oxygen Art Centre as Secretary, Casey Wei c/o VIVO Media Arts Centre as Membership Secretary, and Manuel Axel Strain c/o Gallery Gachet as ARCA Representative. The new appointments represent a significant shift in the organizational succession. PAARC wishes to extend a special thanks to outgoing Board officers who left the Society with an expanded and engaged membership base, and who will continue to actively participate in regular meetings. PAARC thanks all members for their ongoing support and participation and welcomes the new officer appointees.
The Pacific Association of Artist-Run Centres (PAARC) is a non-profit organization that represents the collective interests and development of Artist-governed organizations based on the Unceded Indigenous territories known as British Columbia through advocacy initiatives, actions of solidarity, mutual accountability and resource-sharing.
PAARC’s Board of Directors (2020-21) include: Manuel Axel Strain, Brit Bachmann, Katie Belcher, Bopha Chhay, Zandi Dandizette, Doug Jarvis, Brian McBay, Katrina Orlowski, Julia Prudhomme, Casey Wei, and Laurie White.