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Born in the UK, Sarah moved to Canada as a child and spent her youth painting, drawing, writing, and exploring the outdoors. After studying Psychology and Linguistics at UVic, she returned to her artistic roots to become a successful animal artist for over 10 years, later taking a sabbatical to return to sales, management and online development. She was thrilled to join the Bateman Foundation in 2015, bringing together a profound love of nature and art once again.
Gallery and Retail Assistant
Ivy is an honours student in art history at the University of Victoria. She spent a semester studying ethics at Utrecht University, Netherlands, where she had the opportunity to learn about the intersections between art history and philosophy. After her undergraduate degree, she plans to pursue a master’s in art history and curation. She grew up in the Okanagan valley, and now enjoys climbing PKOLS (Mount Douglas) and exploring the forests of Vancouver island. She began at the Bateman Foundation as a volunteer gallery tour guide, where she enjoyed seeing visitors engage with the art.
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Born and raised in Calgary, Jenna (she/her) is a recent graduate from the Alberta University of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting. She recently moved to Victoria with her partner to pursue the arts. She is currently taking Psychology courses and plans to study art therapy in the future. Jenna is extremely passionate about art that encapsulates the deeper meaning of the world and its inhabitants, explores philosophical questions about the human and animal experience, and inspires the people around her. Jenna likes to spend anytime she can exploring the beautiful nature that Vancouver Island has to offer, as well as its wonderful local businesses and institutions.