Staff

Allison Billings

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Allison Billings
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Programming and Communications Director | Staff

Allison Billings has worked in arts administration and cultural engagement for most of her life, variously as a youth entrepreneurship project leader, arts education specialist, grant writer, community newspaper contributor and event organizer. She has an integrative approach to culture, business and history and is keenly interested in removing barriers to arts learning and making. At the outset of the creation of her collaborative project Rogue Goat, she was a member of the Southampton Arts Gallery and remains deeply committed to the Canadian Maker movement.

Allison is responsible for connecting the programming strategy of Southampton Arts with fiscal accountability and cultural relevancy, while ensuring our talented team is well supported to excel at the provision of arts experiences. Allison plans and creates educational programming, identifies opportunities for collaborative, cultural partnerships, ensures that the Gallery is presenting both Gallery and Guest artist work according to best practices in gallery management and coordinates our communications platforms. 

Alex Bromaroff

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Alex Bromaroff
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Gallery Associate | Staff

Alex Bromaroff is a 16 year old artist based in Bruce County who began her relationship with Southampton Arts as the winner of the 2019 Catalogue Cover contest. Alex volunteered in our summer programming and impressed everyone that met her with her maturity and enthusiasm for art. When a position became available, we were delighted to offer Alex her first job and hopefully provide a bridge to a long and successful career in the arts.

Alex is our Saturday Gallery Associate and ensures visitors to the Gallery are met with a positive, engaged artist passionate about art making and enthusiastic about discussing the work of our Gallery artists. Alex offers her perspective on Gallery operations, contributes to gallery exhibits and outreach activities. 

Margot Foster

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Margot Foster
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RETAIL GALLERY MANAGER | Staff

Margot Foster has an Honours BA from McMaster University, studied Ceramics for two years at Mohawk College and continues to study in different mediums, while being primarily a self taught artist. Life’s journey has afforded Margot the  opportunity to live in Germany, France and the USA and to be a part of several diverse and vibrant art communities, all while raising four children. A cottage in Sauble Beach was a constant through the years of travel until the time came to settle there permanently. A committed community volunteer, Margot has served on the Southampton Arts Board of Directors as well as being a past Gallery Artist. 

Margot is responsible for the retail management of the Gallery and is the Community Artist liasion. She brings with her formidable skills in strategic planning  from her time on the Board, understanding and appreciation of her fellow community artists and the legacy of Southampton Arts, and exemplary customer service skills.