The purpose of the Living Temagami Arts and Culture is to promote community interest, engagement, appreciation, and education in the arts, culture, heritage, local history, and other areas.
Wyatt Butler grew up in Temagami, Ontario, and has remained in the town ever since. Pursuing his passion for storytelling, he found himself at Sheridan College where he studied Filmmaking. After studying at Sheridan College, Wyatt felt Temagami pulling him back, and found his way to Living Temagami as the Multimedia Assistant. Wyatt is part of a job-share agreement between Living Temagami and Temagami Community Foundation.
Judy Gouin grew up in Ottawa and Kingston, Ontario. She is a graduate of the Chelsea School of Art in London, England. She worked in screen printing, combined with photography, for twelve years at Open Studio in Toronto. In the ‘eighties, she stopped working as an artist to be the Film, Photography and Video Officer at the Ontario Arts Council. In 1991, she moved to Temagami and has worked in painting ever since. She volunteers at Living Temagami Arts & Culture Centre as a member of the jury for artists exhibiting in the gallery.
Marvyn is a Teme Augama Anishinaabe retired back home in Temagami. He is a storyteller poet that draws his inspiration from the land, water, spirit and people who live in and recreate in the region.