Executive Director of the Nelson & District Arts Council
Founder of the Nelson International Mural Festival
Sydney Black loves making things happen, especially with teams of amazing people. She was born (and currently resides) on unceded Sinixt tum-xula7xw, Syilx and Ktunaxa territory known as Nelson, BC with her incredibly supportive husband and children. She is grateful to the City of Nelson and all the sponsors, staff and volunteers for their help with making the Nelson International Mural Festival a success!
Amber Santos is a multi-ethnic, multi disciplinary artist who also has a passion for art education and being part of making big things happen, like the Nelson International Mural Festival, and many community projects and murals over the years. She is excited about how we can shape our public space into a welcoming and inclusive space and how art can inspire conversations and connections. See her work at www.arti2de.com