Nicole Daniels | Executive Director

Nicole joined the KAC as Executive Director in March 2023. In her previous role as Program and Communications Coordinator at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, Nicole worked to grow and refine programming to best serve Kingston’s arts community—creating mentorship opportunities, facilitating collaborations, and seeking funding to support local artists. Prior to her work with the Tett Centre, Nicole worked for the Skeleton Parks Art Festival and Union Gallery, and in previous roles at the Kingston Arts Council. Nicole has independently worked as a curator and collaborator with a variety of local artists, and has a background in programming, communications, grant writing, and public art. She has served as a juror and assisted with several adjudications processes, and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Art History from Queen's University.  |  613-546-2787


Violet Tang | Grants and Programs Coordinator

Violet joined the KAC as Grants and Programs Coordinator in May 2022. Violet holds a Master of Art in Art History from Queen’s University and her background in the art and heritage sector includes exhibition design, public programming and interpretation. She gained vibrant experiences in the Kingston art world as a long-term volunteer of the Kingston Association of Museums (KAM). She then worked at many cultural institutions such as Fort Henry, the City of Kingston, and Murney Tower. Violet seeks to bringing cross-cultural perspectives and creativity to KAC, fostering strong collaborative relationships and creating varied opportunities for local artists and art communities.  |  613-546-2999


Katherine Dionne | Administrative Assistant

Katherine is a multimedia artist and a graduate of the DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen's University. She joined the KAC as the Administrative Assistant in January 2023. Katherine holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music and a Graduate Diploma in Arts Management. Katherine has been involved in the Kingston arts community for a number of years both on stage and behind the scenes, participating in theatre, music and visual arts. A passionate artist herself, Katherine is thrilled to be joining the KAC and facilitating the support of local artists.