Director at Large
Amy Nugent is a sixth-generation Irish settler who grew up in Pembroke, Ontario. She was kicked out of high school and traveled many years until moving to Vancouver in 2005 where she studied corporate communications. She is the executive director of Urbanarium and serves as a board member for the Black and Indigenous Design Collective as well as EYA. Prior to this she was the executive director of Inclusion BC Foundation following a decade of work in development for arts organization including the Banff Centre, Western Front and the Vancouver Queer Film Festival. As the former president of Artspeak’s board, she has been recognized with a Mayor’s Arts Award for Board Member of the Year from the City of Vancouver.