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Lory MacDonald, OCAD

Lory is the founder and President of Artfest Ontario. Artfest produces art & craft festivals in Toronto, Kingston and Port Credit.  She is the founder of the Magic of Children in the Arts, now in its 24th year.



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Al Hearn, Ph.D.

Al is a business consultant and grant writer. He is also a professional musician. Al previously worked as a university administrator specializing in academic community partnerships. He uses Infusionsoft software to manage the Artists Advantage membership program.


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Jaime Nevitt B.Des., AOCAD

Jaime is the newest member of the Artists Advantage team. A professional artist, she has her own line of wearable art that is 100% Canadian made. A two-time graduate of the Ontario College of Art & Design, she studied a range of creative and material arts. Jaime also spent time studying abroad in Florence, Italy where she learned and developed skills in journaling, drawing, painting and Italian Renaissance Art.

Jaime will be working to build the Artists Advantage brand, membership and customer relationships.