Brenna MacMillanBrenna MacMillan (’18)
Fine Arts, minor in history
Halifax, NS

  • has been the Crake ArtWorks Intern and Colville House Intern
  • specializes in film photography
  • works in a variety of alternative mediums, often using tin types or cyano-types that intertwine with other mediums, like textile work and embroidery
  • show and sale coordinator for the Fine Arts Society
  • would like to travel after graduation and then go on the do a Master's in Museum Studies and Curation

"It means a lot that alumni give back to Mount Allison. Every year, I have received a bursary and that helps not only with tuition and the cost of supplies, but also the quality of life."


Gemey KellyGemey Kelly
Director/Curator of the Owens Art Gallery

  • is a graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
  • has been the director/curator of the Owens Art Gallery since 1989
  • has a long history of mentoring and providing internships for students at Mount Allison
  • students work in the conservation lab, as exhibition assistants, delivering school programming, and at the front desk
"Donors are really recognizing future generations. It has to do with succession in the arts. We are providing the groundwork for those who want to go on and work in that field. Securing the future of arts and culture in Canada is absolutely fundamental."