About Kathy Smith

speaker, consultant, adult educator

Related Skills and Experience

  • Direct[Message] Project – Community Consultant and Creative Arts Programming for Older Adults
  • Note: Direct-Message is a 3 year community-centred digital arts and research project funded by Canada Council for the Arts that aims to develop a digital system that will provide access to and engagement with the arts for older/aging adults in Hamilton, Guelph and London.
  • Museum London – Healthier Aging Through the Arts (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Creative Age Art Studio (Co-founder-Workshop Facilitator)
  • Mobile Art Studio (Manager and Instructor)
  • London and Area Creative Age Network (Founder-Facilitator)
  • Creative Aging Festivals (Festival Co-ordinator)
  • Creative Age Marketplace (Project Organizer)
  • Creative Aging Workshops (Arts and Aging Instructor)
  • Feature writer: Aging Well Magazine
  • Museum London – Building Digital Bridges Symposium (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Museum London – ARTSage Symposium (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Museum London – Arts for the Aging Symposium (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Municipality of Thames Centre – Creative Arts Adventures (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Municipality of Thames Centre – Creative Aging Outreach to Rural Communities (Project Co-ordinator)
  • London Arts Council – Arts in Care Homes (Co-Facilitator and Instructor)
  • Museum London – Centre at the Forks Community Outreach Project (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Over 55 – Older Workers Community Research Project (Project Co-ordinator)
  • 50 Over 50 – Co-ordinator of the Job Club for Older Adults
  • Oh Dear: The Musical! – Dearness LTC Home, City of London (Producer)
  • Barcelona2004, UNESCO International Forum of Cultures (Online Facilitator-Instructor)
  • Decorative Arts Centre (Founder and Instructor)
  • Fanshawe College (Facilitator and Instructor)
  • Women’s Community Enterprises Job Creation Project (Co-Facilitator and Instructor)
  • Big V Pharmacies Ontario Ltd. (Director of Training and Development)

Volunteer

Age Friendly London (Founding Member)

Creative Age London Network (Founding Member)

United Nations of Canada (Board Member)

Awards-Recognitions

Mayor’s Honour Roll for Arts and Culture, City of London

Adult Education Award, London Council for Adult EducatIon

Ontario Achievement Award, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Spirit of Excellence Award Nomination. Tourism London

Community Leadership Recognition, London North Centre