Carol Fergusson hired as GAC Executive Director

Gabriola Arts Council

Press Release

Wednesday, March 11 2020

We are delighted to announce that Carol Fergusson has accepted the position of Executive Director with the Gabriola Arts Council. 

Carol is well connected to the Gabriola arts community through her work as a gallerist, her three years curating the Tour Central Preview Gallery for the Studio Tour, various other roles she has played for GAC, as well as curating independent art shows. 

Carol was also an assistant gallery director for artist Roy Henry Vickers at his Eagle’s Moon Gallery in Victoria.

A few short years later, with a new set of hats to wear, Carol held positions from designer to vice president for various apparel companies in Vancouver and Toronto. 

Creating and executing dynamic events is also one of her passions.

Many of you know her as the manager of the GABE Shop, a role that connected her to the community and raised awareness for the excellent work done by the Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care. 

Carol brings her arts management experience, knowledge of the community, and a deep understanding of working with volunteers to the role.

GAC Board Member Mary Holdgrafer has this to say about Carol: “We are confident that she will capably steer GAC through this period of transition, while bringing to us new ideas and enthusiasm. We look forward to working with her.”