From helping co-op students and interns learn the industry ropes to hiring alumni, Patsy and David Heffel have shared their love of Canadian art with students at every turn.
“We want students to learn the A to Z of the art business,” says Mr. Heffel who hopes these opportunities will bridge the gap between academia and the art industry. For 12 years, students have developed a strong foundation in Canadian art by contributing to the online art index, developing catalogue content and assisting with auctions. “The students we have hired from UBC have been professional, knowledgeable and reliable. It has been a win-win for everyone.”… (read here)