The McMaster Museum of Art warmly welcomes Paula Rebello to the museum team! Paula joined the M(M)A on September 12th and is working in the position of Information Assistant. In this role, Paula will perform a variety of reception duties including providing information on exhibits and collections at the museum to the visiting public and offering front-of-house support.
We are also happy to report that as of October 3rd, our current museum staff Olga Kolotylo will be stepping into a permanent Information Assistant position at the M(M)A! Olga has been a fantastic asset to the museum team for the past 20 months, and we are very pleased to be making her association with us permanent.
We look forward to the valuable contributions and meaningful perspectives both Paula and Olga will bring to the M(M)A in their new roles, be sure to say hello next time you visit!
About Paula Rebello
Paula is a Brazilian-Canadian interdisciplinary artist and emerging arts administration professional residing in Oakville, Ontario. Paula’s practice consists of drawing, illustration, pattern-making, mixed-media, video and animations, and their work can be found under the moniker PauTheRebel. Paula has an Honors BFA from McMaster University, a Certificate in Arts & Heritage Management, and is currently in the International Curatorial Studies Program at NODE Center. Most recently a long-time Gallery Assistant at Oakville Galleries, Paula has also held roles at Factory Media, Oakville Galleries, and has worked in a curatorial capacity with Grimsby Art Gallery. With their consistent interest in developing as an artist and arts worker, Paula has just returned from the HEAT WAVES self-guided group residency at Eyelevel Gallery, where they had the opportunity to get involved with the unique community of surrounding artist-run centres in Halifax and Nova Scotia.
About Olga Kolotylo
Olga is a Hamilton-based artist and museum professional. Born in Ukraine, she learns through arts and culture while exploring interconnectivity within the museum and beyond. Olga has a Master’s Degree in Art History with a Diploma in Curatorial Studies in Visual Culture from York University. She has previously worked at OCAD University, Woodland Cultural Centre, Art Canada Institute, and Mammalian Diving Reflex.