Board & Staff

Erica Hemsworth
Director

Erica Hemsworth is a designated accountant and proud Hamiltonian. She has spent most of her career working for Metroland Media Group at the Hamilton Spectator and in their Digital Media Division before leaving to start her own business. She is currently running the Number Works Professional Corporation www.thenumberworks.ca which is a virtual accounting and financial coaching firm. One of her firm’s goals is to improve financial literacy in the arts by partnering with artists and creative entrepreneurs to help craft their financial story and turn their passions into profits. She is excited to be part of the Hamilton Arts Council's Board, looking forward to supporting their strategy, mission and values.

Recent Blog Posts
  • About ALERT

    Written by Micahel Kras & Sunil Puri

    ALERT (or, Artistic Leadership and Entrepreneurial Training) is a creative producing training program,...

  • Interview with Emma Rush

    This week, Hamilton Arts Council Board member and Hammer Baroque Artistic Director Bud Roach presents the next installment of his new blog video series....

  • Opera Returns to Hamilton!

    (This is the third in a series of blog posts by the Brott Music Festival in celebration of the Festival’s 30th anniversary this...

  • A New Festival for Hamilton’s Youngest Audiences

    At the end of May, Culture for Kids in the Arts is hosting a special two-day theatre festival for children aged 2-6. Kinderfest was founded in 2016, in...

  • Conducting 30 Years of Music in Hamilton: An Interview with Boris Brott

    (This is the second in a series of blog posts by the Brott Music Festival in celebration of the Festival’s 30th anniversary this year...

  • 30 years of Brott Music

    (This is the first in a series of blog posts by the Brott Music Festival in celebration of the Festival’s 30th anniversary this year which kicks off...

  • Audience as Ally

    Luke Brown is a Hamilton-based theatre creator. He is currently serving as Associate Director for Theatre Aquarius and is the founder of Flat Earth Global...

  • INTERVIEW WITH DAVID FALLIS

    David Fallis (Artistic Director, The Toronto Consort; Music Director, Opera Atelier) in conversation with HAC Board member and Hammer Baroque Artistic...

  • Interview with Recordist Alison Melville

    This week, Hamilton Arts Council Board member and Hammer Baroque Artistic Director Bud Roach presents the second installment of his new blog...

  • Interview with Cellist Alex Grant

    This week, Hamilton Arts Council Board member Bud Roach begins a new video blog series featuring in-depth conversations with members of the arts community....