Nancy Wiswell Director, Calgary Arts Academy Foundation

Nancy Wiswell is a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) graduate from the University of Manitoba. She has been an active volunteer in the artistic and educational communities, mostly through her four children and their involvements in Young Canadians, theatre, dance and vocal studies.

Nancy served four years with Calgary Regional Arts Foundation reviewing grant proposals for non profit arts organizations, was a longtime member of the Junior League and worked on a fundraising project for the Alberta Ballet. She was the principal set designer and painting artist with the Bonavista Players Theatre Company for 20 years and continues to be involved with the Banff Centre on the Mid Summer Ball Committee, a premiere fund raising event.

Nancy’s family have been part of the passionate staff at CAA since it opened in 2003.