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Board and Staff

Emily Nestor

Director/Curator

Emily Nestor (she/her) is an emerging artist and curator residing on the traditional territories of Treaty Four. Her practice is primarily housed within printmaking and conceptually driven by feminist theory, contexts of rurality, and the nuances of interpersonal relationships.

Born in southern Saskatchewan, Emily has had the pleasure of serving in numerous positions across Regina’s art community, including roles with Queer City Cinema, Nuit Blanche Regina, Dunlop Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Regina, and the Fifth Parallel Gallery. Emily is passionate about artist care and community conscience programming and is excited through her role at Neutral Ground to continue to support and strengthen her connection to contemporary arts and culture. Emily is a graduate of the University of Regina receiving a BFA with Great Distinction in Visual Art and a BA. Honours with High Honours in Art History.

Roan Imhoff

Student in Residence

Roan Imhoff (He/They) is a self-taught artist, born in Regina, on Treaty 4 Territory the lands of the Cree, Saulteaux (SO-TOE), Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and on the homeland of the Métis nation.  Roan is currently a student at Scott Collegiate and in their last year of high school. Roan has created and had an interest in art since childhood, and utilizes a variety of mediums in his artistic practice. Roan is proud to be a part of the 2SLGBTQIA+ and Indigenous communities. Their interests range from art, writing, animals, plants, conservation, taxidermy, gaming, and usually sleeping.

Board of Directors

Listed alphabetically by last name

Mika Abbott

Marnie Archer

Brian Gladwell, Treasurer

Sam Heinrichs

Kelly Husack, Secretary

Yvonne Niegas

Jess Richter

Larissa Tiggelers, Chair

Nic Wilson, Vice-Chair

About our Board of Directors

Neutral Ground is member-driven with a hands-on working board. Our Board of Directors consists of up to 12 members in good standing. Two-thirds of the Board of Directors must be self-declared practicing visual or media artists or arts professionals, as outlined in the Neutral Ground bylaws. The role of the Board of Directors is to steward, support, the organization in accordance with the Neutral Ground’s mission, mandate, vision, and values. 

An Annual General Meeting of Members will take place each year no later than 4 months following the year-end of the Corporation (i.e. no later than December 31st of each year). The Board shall issue a call for nominations for elections to the Board of Directors when it sends notice of an Annual General Meeting to Members. A Member shall stand for election if they accept the nomination of at least one Member in good standing. Nominations may also come from the floor at a duly constituted Annual General Meeting.

Annual Reports