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Sherri Helwig

University of Toronto Scarborough
President, CAAAE (Canadian Association of Arts Administration Educators) / Program Director of Arts Management, Departme
Toronto, Ontario
Sherri Helwig is the President of the Canadian Association of Arts Administration Educators (CAAAE) and the Program Director of the longest-running undergraduate Arts Management program in Canada (at the University of Toronto Scarborough–UTSC). She has also served as a Governance and Policy Development Advisor for the Centre for Teaching and Learning at UTSC.

Sherri has previously worked as Scholar-in-Residence for the graduate Arts Management program at American University in Washington D.C. (United States) and Senior Research Fellow with the Canadian Conference for the Arts in Ottawa (Canada), taught arts management- and arts leadership-related courses for Queen's University, York University, Humber College, and the Harris Institute in Toronto, and lectured extensively across Canada and within the United States, Italy, Finland, Spain, China, and The Netherlands.

Sherri also continues to work as an independent arts consultant with a client list that includes local, provincial, national and international cultural organizations, government departments, and arts funders. She is a Founding Member of Arts Consultants Canada / Consultants canadiens en arts (ACCA).

Her teaching and consulting work is informed by many years of progressively responsible cultural management experience, including eight years serving as Executive Director of national arts service organizations.

Sherri volunteers with artsVest™ through Business/Arts (as a governance mentor to arts, culture, and heritage organizations across Canada), and has served as a member of several boards of directors, committees, advisory groups, grant review panels, and art juries (including, for example, for the Musical, Opera, and Touring sections of Toronto’s Dora awards, which recognize outstanding achievements in the performing arts).

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