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Staff

Judy Anderson
Programming & Arts Administrator
Judy manages all aspects of programming at ECFTA - from children's programs that include March break, PD Day and Summer camps, to #youngmakers workshops and school outreach. She also sources and coordinates with guest artists to provide quality adult workshops in our classroom throughout the year. She runs the Supportive Arts program for adults 18+ with learning disabilities, creating weekly art project that embrace diversity and are engaging for adults of all abilities. Judy is the lead ECFTA Arts Educator and formulates the calendar with creativity, positivity and wit. She oversees the running of the gallery and liaising with our volunteer coordinators. Judy is passionate for creativity in all its forms, has an immeasurable devotion to the Arts and a can-do attitude that helps define the character of ECFTA. Judy studied at Ontario College of Art & Design as well as the University of Guelph. She makes her playful and peculiar brand of art under the name kukucaju.
Kim Blair
Office Administrator
Kim manages the office administration at ECFTA, working to ensure our accounting system is flawless. She is also the point person for venue rentals (weddings, special events, music performances, etc.) and the liaison with our tenants. Kim is a solid leader, detail-oriented and brings a wealth of knowledge and ideas on efficiencies. As the tourism point-person, Kim will help spread awareness of the Centre within Ontario. Kim has worked for corporate and charitable organizations so she brings a great mix of experience and positive attitude to the ECFTA table. Her work experience includes managerial roles at the Toronto Boat Show and the Chester Playhouse Theatre in Chester, Nova Scotia. She has a Bachelor of Administrative Studies from Trent University and a General Business Studies Diploma from Centennial College.
Lianne Carter
Director
As Director, Lianne is responsible for delivering on the strategic vision of the Centre - to establish the Elora Centre for the Arts as a unique community resource that fosters creativity, artistic expression and the belief that a vibrant arts centre is integral to the health of our community. Responsible for gallery exhibitions, creating a sustainable business model, outreach partnerships, events, graphic design and promotion. Lianne combines corporate and charitable experience - ranging from The Guelph Community Foundation to running her own marketing consulting business. She has worked in various marketing and advertising roles including Cossette Advertising & Marketing and Encore Strategic Marketing (now The Hive Strategic Marketing). Lianne studied Communications and Business at Wilfrid Laurier University and has an Executive MBA from Queens University.