People & Mission

4elements Organizational Mission:

To animate a land/life connection in arts programming, and to facilitate land-based creative work and research in the arts through high-quality education, community projects, events, and programs

Board of Directors
  • Gary Fuhrman, President (Honora Bay)
  • Joyce Young, Vice President (Toronto/Kagawong)
  • Pam Jackson, Treasurer (Honora Bay)
  • Ken Mackenzie, Secretary (Gore Bay)
  • Maja Mielonen (Mindemoya)
  • Richard Lathwell (Sheguiandah)
  • Mike Sanders (NEMI)
Community Advisors
  • Kevin Rose, Northern Approach
Staff
  • Sophie Anne Edwards, Executive Director
  • Patricia Mader, Curator and Cultural Programs Coordinator
  • Heather Thoma, Artist Educator, 'Outside the Box' Program Coordinator
Affiliated Teaching Artists
  • Kate Thompson (M'Chigeeng)
  • Mariana LaFrance (Kagawong)
  • Blaire Flynn (Sudbury)
  • Katie Fenerty (Sudbury)
  • Madonna Aeschlimann (Tehkummah)
  • Danielle Bourgault (Sheguiandah)
  • Ruta Tribinevicius (Sheguiandah)
Artists in Residence
  • Michael Belmore, 2015
  • Tracey-Mae Chambers, 2015
  • Amanda Thomson, 2014
  • Elizabeth Reeder, 2014
  • Michael Belmore, 2012
Collaborators
  • Thinking Rock Community Arts
  • Billings Economic Development Committee