Provincial arts group names new director

Arts B.C. has named Neil Harrower as its new executive director. Harrower will begin his position in mid-January from his home office in Nelson, B.C.

Hailing from Edinburgh, Scotland, Harrower began his career in music production and engineering.

In 1995, he relocated to Vancouver and worked with the International Readers and Writers Festival, Vancouver International Jazz Festival and Bard on the Beach.

Harrower’s most recent position was the executive director of the Nelson and District Arts Council.

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