Directors

Faculty

Professors emeriti

Senior scholars

Artist in residence

  • Erwin Huebner

    Artist in residence
    Room T484 Taché Hall
    204-781-7324

Sessional instructors

Administration

Business Manager, Rachelle Girard

Business Manager
Room 316 ARTlab
rachelle.girard@umanitoba.ca

The Business Manager handles matters involving:

  • Provides overall guidance and strategic direction on all Finance, Administrative and Facilities matters for both the DFOM and the SOA
  • Projects financial commitments for the Faculty/School budgets
  • Manages the financial forecasts for the DFOM and SOA
  • Provides direction and supervision to Financial Assistants
  • Oversees all financial operations SOA Gallery

HR Officer and Executive Assistant to the Director, Sarah Rout

HR Officer and Executive Assistant to the Director
Room 322 ARTlab
sarah.rout@umanitoba.ca⁣
1-431-335-4852

The HR Officer and Executive Assistant to the Director handles matters involving:

  • Meeting requests for the Director
  • Faculty member hiring
  • Promotion and Tenure application
  • Research Study Leave

Financial Assistant, Carlos Dimawala

Financial Administrator
320 ARTlab
soa.financial@umanitoba.ca
204-474-7801

The Financial Administrator handles matters involving:

  • Concur and  EPIC
  • providing advice on travel cards, purchasing cards, and financial matters
  • supervision of the Financial Assistant

Financial Assistant, Mel Bautista-Bagnas

Financial Assistant
322 ARTlab
dfom.soa.finance@umanitoba.ca
431-293-5428

The Financial Assistant handles matters involving:

  • supplier payments
  • payrol
  • purchasing and deposits
  • basic travel and expense claims, 

Front Office, Louise Valcourt

Room 313 ARTlab
fineart@umanitoba.ca
204-474-9367

The Front Office handles matters involving:

  • General inquiries
  • Mail distribution
  • Keys
  • Student Evaluations
  • Lockers

Event Coordinator, Shannon Ralkie


Events Coordinator 
Room 311 Taché Hall
shannon.ralkie@umanitoba.ca
431-293-5436

The Events Coordinator⁣ handles matters involving:

  • Internal & external event coordination, including exhibitions, student  & faculty events

Facilities Coordinator, Sue Stone Scott

Facilities Coordinator
Sue.StoneScott@umanitoba.ca

Student Advisor, Sydney Sabourin

Student Advisor
Room 330 Taché
soadvise@umanitoba.ca
431-278-1464

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The Student Advisor handles matters involving:

  • Academic standings
  • Degree requirements for B.F.A. and Diploma
  • Important deadlines: voluntary withdrawal, add/drop deadline, etc.
  • Student registration
  • Final exam conflicts
  • Student registration
  • Graduation verification and UM Achieve (Degree Audit)
  • First-year Orientation

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Graduate Program Assistant, Amanda Wiebe

Graduate Program assistant
Room 328 Taché
mfainfo@umanitoba.ca
431-278-1473

The Graduate Program Assistant handles matters involving:

  • Meeting requests for Associate Director (Graduate Programs and Research)
  • Degree requirements for M.F.A.
  • Forms for Faculty of Graduate Studies
  • M.F.A Registration
  • Graduate Student Orientation

Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator, Louella Yambot

Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator
Room 331 Taché
Louella.Yambot@umanitoba.ca
431-293-5431

The Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator handles matters involving:

  • Admissions and applications to the B.F.A - Studio, B.F.A - Art History, and Diploma in Art programs
  • Portfolio workshops
  • Facilities tour
  • Recruitment activities and events
  • Scholarships, awards, and bursaries

Communications Assistant, Cailyn Harrison

Communications Assistant
Room 318 ARTlab
cailyn.harrison@umanitoba.ca
1-431-338-3954

The Communications Coordinator handles matters involving:

  • Changes/additions/corrections to the website
  • News stories
  • SoA Today
  • Social media
  • Events and exhibition promotion

LAN Coordinator, Franc Fernandez

LAN Coordinator
Room 335 ARTlab
franc.fernandez@umanitoba.ca
1-431-277-6497

The LAN Coordinator handles matters involving:

  • IT support
  • Questions regarding computer applications and issues

Technical staff

Digital Technician, Trevor Baziuk


Digital Technician
Room 335 ARTlab
Trevor.Baziuk@umanitoba.ca
1-431-374-1942

The Digital Technician handles matters involving:

  • Fields faculty, staff and student questions about technical processes relating to large format and digital printing

Photography Technician, Kristiane Church

Photography Technician
Room T149 Taché Hall
Kristiane.Church@umanitoba.ca
1-431-374-4623

The Photography Technician handles matters involving:

  • Fields faculty, staff and student questions about technical processes relating to photography

Print Media Technician, Dan Dell'Agnese

Print Media Technician
Room 416 ARTlab
Dan.Dellagnese@umanitoba.ca
1-431-374-4280

The Print Media Technician handles matters involving:

  • Fields faculty, staff and student questions about technical processes relating to print-making

Woodshop Technician, Jon Feschuk

jonathan.feschuk@umanitoba.ca

The Woodshop Technician handles matters involving:

  • Fields faculty, staff and student questions about technical processes relating to the woodshop.

Sculpture Technician, Shelley McCafferty

Sculpture Technician
Room 110 Sculpture
Shelley.Mccafferty@umanitoba.ca
1-431-374-7336

The Sculpture Techniciann handles matters involving:

  • Fields faculty, staff and student questions about technical processes relating to sculpture

Video Technician, Ashkan Nejadebrahimi

Video Technician
ashkan.nejadebrahimi@umanitoba.ca

The Video Technician handles matters involving:

  • Fields faculty, staff and student questions about technical processes relating to video

Ceramics Technician, Candice Ring

Ceramics Technician
candice.ring@umanitoba.ca
431.293.5459

The Ceramics Technician handles matters involving:

  • Fields faculty, staff and student questions about technical processes relating to ceramics

UM Staff

Art/Research librarian, libraries, Liv Valmestad

Building contacts

ARTlab Mailroom Phone: 204-474-6551
Fax: 204-474-7605
ARTlab Printmedia Phone: 204-474-8988
Art Barn (Main Floor) Phone: 204-474-8848
Art Barn (2nd Floor)  Phone: 204-474-6607
Ceramics (Hall Phone) Phone: 204-474-8993
100 Sculpture Phone: 204-474-8846