An image of Brandy Dahrouge
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Brandy Dahrouge

Director, Public Art

Brandy Dahrouge (she/her) is a visual artist, musician, educator, and arts leader born in Calgary. She is passionate about serving artists, communities, and organizations to make visible the ideas, stories, histories, and issues they care about.

Brandy has worked in non-profit, government, and post-secondary institutions including: the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, the City of Victoria,  the University of Calgary, and Mount Royal University. As a previous Director of Visual Arts at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, she led the vision for visual art residency programs, the direction of Walter Phillips Gallery, and the Banff International Curatorial Institute. At the City of Victoria, she oversaw the public art program and collection, providing expertise and leadership relating to public art policy and processes, working with advisory groups, and the artist in residence program.

Brandy holds a Master of Fine Arts from the College of Art & Design, University of New South Wales, in Sydney Australia; a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Calgary; as well as diplomas in classical piano performance and music pedagogy from Red Deer Collage and the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy in Kecskemét Hungary. A life-long learner committed to professional development, she is currently completing the Cultural Resource Management program at the University of Victoria.

Brandy is honoured to lead the public art team at CADA, and to continue the work of developing a vibrant public art program for Calgarians.