2016 is in full swing at The Works

By: B.J. McCarville, Education Facilitator


June is here and with it all the anticipation and bustle of another approaching Works Art & Design Festival!

A new crop of Works to Work interns have sprung into action and they will be bringing us candid glimpses of life in the field as they go. Stay tuned to our blog for regular entries, now through festival (June 23-July 5, 2016), sharing first person perspectives on the incredible intern experience of putting together North America’s largest free outdoor visual arts festival!

Betty-Jo (B.J.) McCarville is an artist and educator from Charlottetown, PEI. Her artistic practice includes oil painting, performance, storytelling and installation. B.J. teaches art education at the University of PEI and has also directed education programs at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. In 2012 and 2014 she was awarded PEI council for the arts creation grants for Emerging artists. Her work is included in the Charlottetown “Art in the City” collection as well as the Colart Collection of emerging Canadian artists in Montreal.