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About Us

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The London Arts Council (LAC) works with public, private, and community partners to build and sustain Londoners’ awareness of, involvement in, and support for all artistic disciplines across the city.

 

Our programs in education, health, and community provide paid opportunities for professional artists to create and deliver artworks as well as, support arts organizations in London, ON.​

About Our Team

Eunju Yi

Executive Director

Eunju Yi (Post Graduate Diploma in Arts Management (UWO), BA in Theatre (Kyungsung University)) is a strategic arts manager and inspiring public speaker, serving as Executive Director of the London Arts Council (LAC) since 2021.

Her extensive experience as an artist, arts educator, and arts manager in Korea and Canada contributes to her unwavering support of the arts and culture internationally.

Jeremy Jeresky

Curator, Public Programs and Learning

Jeremy Jeresky has a background in visual arts, public art, and community arts practices. As Curator, Public Programs & Learning, Jeremy works with the arts community and many other communities to create conditions for the arts to flourish and be accessible for everyone. "The best part of my job, is that every day I get to see the difference that the Arts are making in people's lives" - Jeremy Jeresky

Michael Trudgen

Finance Administrator

Michael is a graduate of Fanshawe College in Business Accounting, and brings 17 years of accounting experience to the London Arts Council. When he is not counting beans, you may find him performing around London as a solo guitarist or along side Leanne Mayer.  Michael was chosen as the Forest City London Music Award for Fan Favourite 2021, 98.1Free FM’s Made in London 2017 for his then band With A Fox, and has been a part of the London Arts Live program since 2016.

Michelle Arnett

Coordinator, Operations and Communications

Michelle started in her role as the Coordinator of Operations and Communications at the London Arts Council in 2021, and has been assisting with operations and programming such as London Arts Live, the Poet Laureate projects, and our ARTiculate creative writing series since. She holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Western University, and is a co-founder of Rose Garden Press through which she publishes handmade chapbooks featuring work by emerging and rooted Canadian writers. 

Rebekah Morrison-Wize

Officer, Development and Investments

Rebekah Morrison-Wize, since returning to her hometown of London in 2003, has dedicated herself to the London arts community within her position as Officer, Development, and Investments with the London Arts Council.

 

Rebekah holds a BFA Honours Degree in Dance from York University.  Living 20 years in Toronto, Rebekah worked with the Dancer Transition Resource Centre, Canada’s National Ballet School and Canadian Stage Theatre Company.

Asante Deluy is a graduate of Fanshawe College’s Music Industry Arts Program, and studied Marketing at Western University.

Asante brings 5 years of professional experience in the Music Industry to the London Arts Council. Asante is excited to assist in curation of the arts in our city, with the goal of brightening up the city of London.


 


Asante Deluy

Coordinator, Arts Programs & Allyship


Janet is a proud member of the Oneida Nation of the Thames. She has always strived to be an impactful community member, doing her best to create positive change.

Janet is a graduate of Fanshawe College’s Music Industry Arts Program and the owner of Ms. Antone's Beadwork. She brings years of experience in arts administration, stage management, community outreach, and Oneida language revitalization to the London Arts Council.
 


Janet Antone

Administrator, Indigenous Programs
 


Board of Directors

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