Barbara Anderson-Huget has worked as a senior arts manager and educator for 33 years. She has been Executive Director of Theatre Ontario and the visual artists’ association, CARFAC Ontario. She has been general manager for several theatre companies and recently served as Manager of Arts and Culture for the town of Gravenhurst. For five years, Barbara served as a Touring Consultant with the Ontario Arts Council. During that time, she was seconded to TVOntario where she devised a new television series called “Putting On the Arts”. She served as content advisor for the TV series and the workbook. Barbara was also a professor at Humber College for eleven years, teaching in the Arts Management and the Visual and Digital Arts programs. She has a Master’s degree in education from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University. In addition she has a certificate in arts administration from the Banff Centre. Barbara, who is a visual artist, has studied with the Ontario College of Art and Design including a year spent in Florence, Italy studying drawing, painting, art history and chianti.