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Executive Director: Travis Cole (he/him)

Email: executive@pavedarts.ca

Telephone: (306) 652-5502 ext 2

Contact about: Organizational inquiries, outreach programming, human resources, fundraising and resource development

Travis Cole is Executive Director at PAVED Arts. Since moving to Saskatoon in 2013 Travis has been Managing Editor of Blackflash Magazine, a national contemporary visual arts magazine with a focus on photography and new media; co-curator of Saskatoon’s annual audio festival Sounds Like; and the co-founder of the Unheard Sound Collective.

Prior to this, Travis lived in Winnipeg where he co-founded the micro-cinema collective Open City Cinema (OCC) and helped launch the annual Winnipeg Underground Film Festival (WUFF) in 2013. He has also worked for the WNDX Festival of Moving Image, Border Crossing Magazine, and Video Pool Media Art Centre. Travis graduated from Concordia University in 2003 with degrees in Photography and Film Studies.

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Artistic Director: David Lariviere (he/him)

Email: artistic@pavedarts.ca

Telephone: (306) 652-5502 ext 1

Contact about: Gallery exhibitions and screenings, programming proposals, publications and residencies

David has been the Artistic Director of PAVED Arts since 2008, where he is responsible for developing and implementing the vision and direction of the organization’s artistic programming and residencies.

Over his tenure LaRiviere has curated six full exhibitions for PAVED Arts and contributed critical texts for other centres such as AKA Artist Run, Artspace, Latitude 53, Modem Fuel, Niagara Artist Company and SKOL. David Holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Alberta and an M.A. Fine Art degree from Goldsmiths College, University of London.

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Program Director: Rachel Broussard (she/her + they/them)

Email: program@pavedarts.ca

Telephone: (306) 652-5502 ext 3

Contact about: Workshops, memberships, event space bookings, production centre bookings, technical assistance, member’s micro grant, community partnerships, residency coordination, sponsorships

As the Program Director, Rachel Broussard leads the way in our Production Centre, as well as coordinating workshops and membership development, with a focus on fostering community partnerships.

Rachel is a visual artist who works in photo collage and installation with a focus on the climate crisis. Since moving to Saskatoon in 2016, Rachel has been an active member of PAVED Arts, serving on the board from 2018 to 2022. Rachel is passionate about accessibility in the arts, and she trained as an Access Activator with Tangled Arts in Toronto. Rachel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas and a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art from the University of Saskatchewan.

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Production Coordinator: Ania Slusarczyk (she/her)

Email: production@pavedarts.ca

Telephone: (306) 652-5502 ext 3

Contact about: Equipment inquiries, bookings, orientation training, technical assistance, workshops, event space

Ania joined the PAVED team in December of 2018 as the Production Coordinator. In the Production Centre, she takes care of the mobile equipment and teaches members how to use it.

Her interests and experience lie chiefly in the P(hotography) and V(ideo) components of the PAVED acronym. As a visual artist, Ania makes films and images about animals, emotions and science. A background in painting has informed her interest in cinematography which she sees as “painting with light”. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has studied cinematography in her native city of Kraków Poland. Ania works as a freelance photographer and videographer and would like to be a gaffer someday.

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Communications Coordinator: Emilie Neudorf (she/her)

Email: communications@pavedarts.ca

Contact about: Media inquiries, advertising, web and social media content

As PAVED’s Communications Coordinator, Emilie is be responsible for strategic communications, planning, and outreach to PAVED audiences and members. Emilie holds a Bachelor of Sociology and Studio Art degree and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan. She is passionate about the many ways the arts impact communities and how big ideas are shared and translated through different media.

As a visual artist, she uses drawing, painting, and analog photography to explore the histories and shifting functions of social spaces – presenting questions about what public and private architecture reveal about the people and cultures who create and use them.

Board of Directors at PAVED Arts


As of November 2023:
Reilly Forbes (Chair)
Devin Hyde (Treasurer)
Chris Morin (Secretary)
Paige Adrian
Meerah Abesia
WL Altman
Xiao Han
Spencer King Martin
Edith Skeard

About the Board of Directors

PAVED Arts Board of Directors are passionate about contemporary photography, audio, video, electronic and digital arts, and are excited to offer leadership and insight as members of the Board of Directors. Volunteering with the Board provides an opportunity to gain understanding and experience with an established and nationally recognized artist-run centre, as well as occasions to engage critically and socially with the arts community in Saskatoon. Board positions are voted in by the membership and are for 2 year terms. Nominees must be residents of Saskatoon.

Responsibilities

The Board meets every six weeks. Meetings include: reviewing and addressing issues related to the governance and sustainability of the organization as a whole, such as budget, finance, Executive Director recruitment and evaluation, fundraising, and major strategic and policy initiatives.

The Board of Directors maintains several standing committees to assist in the governance of the organization: Personnel Committee, Outreach Committee, and Fundraising Committee. Applicants should be prepared to commit an average of 6 to 8 hours per month of volunteer time. Those who fill the vacancies on PAVED’s Board of Directors will have two-year terms, beginning September 1, 2018. All members of the Board of Directors must be members in good standing.

Email Travis Cole, Executive Director, for more information: executive@pavedarts.ca