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Shoshana Wasser

Associate Director of Public Affairs and Communications
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058

Darlene Naponse Appointed Interim Northeastern Consultant

November 17, 2015

Ahnee, Boozhoo. The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) is pleased to announce that Darlene Naponse is the new interim Northeastern Consultant. Darlene is working part-time out of OAC’s Sudbury office on a one-year contract.

Darlene will be OAC’s representative in the Northeast, serving artists and arts organizations in Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Manitoulin Island, Hearst and surrounding communities. Her role includes raising awareness about OAC programs and services, and providing guidance around OAC grant applications.

About Darlene Naponse

Darlene Naponse is an Anishinaabe from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. She is an accomplished filmmaker, writer and community advocate whose work has taken her to many First Nations communities, cities and towns. Darlene's films have screened at film festivals around the world including the Sundance International Film Festival. She is the owner of Pine Needle Productions, a film/video and audio recording studio located on her reserve. Darlene Naponse

Contact Information

128 Larch Street, Unit #402

Please make an appointment prior to your visit.
Contact Darlene by phone at 1-705-222-0263 or 1-844-721-0111 (toll-free), or email dnaponse@arts.on.ca.

Office Hours

Until December 24, 2015

Monday and Wednesday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Tuesday and Thursday
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

As of January 4, 2016

Monday to Thursday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Service in French

The Ontario Arts Council is strongly committed to serving the Francophone community. For service in French, contact:

François Boivin
1-800-387-0058 ext. 7400

Nina Charest
​Francophone Arts Program Administrator
​1-800-387-0058 ext. 7417