Current Projects

Building on previous experience delivering adult group and educational tours in municipal heritage museums, I am currently a Docent at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, home to the Art of Canada.  

Virtual Tours can be booked here. Timed ticket entry available as of March 4 here.

Prototype Development
Digital Story Telling and
Content Development for artists and cultural organizations to increase audiences and revenue.

We are working with Associates and Clients to create immersive and interactive experiences.

Completed Projects

Building Digital Bridges Symposium Co-Convenor
Dec 10, 2020 at Museum London.

Morning Panel Moderator

– Presentation and results of breakout groups.

Afternoon Feature – Direct Message program, a collaborative community-arts project created by and for older adults in Ontario, Canada. Our team of artists, community members, researchers, and designers are working to make the arts more accessible and interactive through digital technology.

Dec 10 Symposium at Museum London
Luigia Zilli Arts and Design
Luigia Zilli - Visual Artist, neighbour and fellow winter walker

City of Hamilton – Proposed Use Concept Profile for Auchmar Estate, report forwarded to City Council (2010)

Fund Development Officer— NoKee Kwe Occupational Skill Development Inc. – Successful in obtaining Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant

Project management, communications and outreach for the City of London’s Celebrate 150 – London’s Sesquicentennial activities

Ontario Municipal Cultural Planning Inventory Report prepared for the Ontario Ministry of Culture, managed jointly with Carrie Brooks-Joiner and Associates

P
olicy Analysis and research briefing notes for the Toronto Public Library’s Strategic Planning Process 2004-6

Forms Development for Municipal World Inc.

Research Assistant to Neil Bradford, Ph. D.— background research on local economic networks and coalitions in Ontario in mid-sized cities (funding provided by SSHRC) Contributions led to the CPRN paper, Cities and Communities that Work: Innovation Practices, Enabling Policies, 2003)

Curator – The Bod Squad, Forest City Gallery,  Scene Magazine review, Gazette review 0

Publications

Cultural Planners’ Forum 2005 – Co-Authored with Greg Baeker (Toronto) and Bill Bullick (Seattle), 2005

Municipal World Magazine – Building Alliances for Culture in your Municipality, 2004.

Ontario Museum Association – Recruiting and Hiring Museum Curators and Directors: A Human Resource Tool for Local Government, Museum Trustees and Cultural Managers. (2003) – peer‑reviewed publication.

Photo taken by Jeff Ballin active cycler and expert photographer
Photography by Jeff Ballin, Dec 2020

Economic Development

Business Leaders Choose Oakville

Town of Oakville
Senior Economic Development Officer 

Key Accomplishments

Auto Mayors
Bronte Business Action Plan

Ace Coworking Nov 2020
Video created for SIGGRAPH Trade Mission

TGIF Tech Meetings/Bronte BIA/Silicon Halton at
Taste of Columbia 
captured by a presentation given at 
2016 IEDC Cleveland Conference

Haldimand CountyEconomic Development Officer

Downtown Revitalization Incentives Program, facade improvement program, community improvement program

Community Development and Event Coordination
– Mayor’s Breakfast
– Business Awards Breakfast
– Who Does What Workshop with local 5 Chambers of Commerce and 3 Business Improvement Areas

 

 

facade improvement program creates a mural in Downtown Dunnville
A creative project of Lacie Williamson