Staff

Executive Director Katherine Porter

Katherine Porter

Katherine is a practicing professional artist who brings a lifetime of experience and skills in the fields of art and business. Her expertise is connecting existing community services to artists and developing affordable, available and accessible creative arts opportunities in the community. A young man with Down Syndrome inspired Katherine to found H’art in 1998.…

Tracy Ryan

Tracy is a writer and non-profit marketing and communications specialist because she enjoys helping “good people do great things”.  She is a graduate of the journalism program at Carleton University. Her writing has been published in the Recorder and Times, Whig Standard, 55 Plus, and featured on CBC’s Radio Noon. She has over 17 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector and specialized training…

Education, Anita Boldt

Anita Boldt

Anita is a certified teacher and holds a Bachelor Degree in Education from Queen’s University with a focus in special education, a Bachelor of Arts in History (Queen’s University), Masters in Medieval Studies (University of Toronto). She studied at the art school at York University for two years and has over ten years experience teaching…

Sydney Walker

Sydney is a  Developmental Service Worker who graduated from Trillium College with honours. She has worked with youth and adults with disabilities for over four years in various settings.

Andrea Fitzgerald

Andrea is a life-long resident of the Kingston area with a passion for writing and illustration.  She is an alumni of the Limestone District School Board’s Creative Arts Focus Program and a graduate of St. Lawrence College (Kingston campus).  She has recently joined H’Art Centre as the new Office Coordinator following more than three years…

Stacey Clinton

Stacey Clinton grew up on the Murray River in New South Wales, Australia. Traveling all over the country with her family. She spent time in Europe and North America before making Kingston home. Her background is in Early Childhood Education where she worked as a homeschool tutor, operated a home daycare and hosted international students…