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Patricia Huntsman


Company Name

Patricia Huntsman Culture + Communication


Nanoose Bay


British Columbia

Business Phone

250 468 9293

Biographical Info

As a member of a growing field of cultural management professionals in North America, Patricia Huntsman, M.B.A., B.A., is a sought-after and respected voice at the forefront of culture-led economic and community development in Canada. With more than 20 years experience in leadership and senior management roles in the creative field, Patricia is recognized for her intuitive, engaging, and dedicated client-centered approach. Patricia holds a Diploma in French Studies (18th-20th C. Literature and Art History) from the Sorbonne University in Paris, France and an M.B.A. from the University of New Brunswick where she also earned a B.A. in Psychology (visual perception concentration). An avid supporter of visual and performing arts, she has served as a director on notable boards across Canada, including Opera Lyra Ottawa and the University of New Brunswick. She is a member of the professional association Arts Consultants Canada, the Creative City Network, and the Canadian Public Relations Society (candidate). She holds a special interest in museum planning and is a member of the Canadian Museums Association and the British Columbia Museums Association.

Year consulting practice established


Primary Clients

Cultural Not-For-Profit, Cultural For-Profit, Municipalities, Federal or provincial government departments, Arts Service Organizations, Festivals / presenters

Consulting Specialization

Audience development / engagement, Business planning, Facilitation, Fundraising (operations), General / operational management, Governance, Marketing / social media / communications, Municipal cultural planning, Organizational change, Public art, Public participation / engagement / consultation, Public policy, Strategic planning

Frequent Disciplines



English, French

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