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Arts alumni are an accomplished crew. They have great advice for students and fellow graduates, and know that arts degrees teach skills that are sought-after in the professional environment. 

Emiko Muraki, BFA'05 (Drama)


As Director of Community Investment & Impact at Calgary Arts Development, Emiko  Muraki BFA'05 (Drama) oversees grant programs that invest over $4 million annually in Calgary artists and not-for-profit arts organizations. She also leads measurement and research activities that demonstrate how a vibrant arts scene builds connections between Calgarians, boosts our local economy, shapes our civic identity and inspires youth. She has had the opportunity to develop several initiatives in her time at Calgary Arts Development, including Calgaryís first Poet Laureate program, the annual Creative Calgary Congress, and contribute to the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the multi-stakeholder strategy Living a Creative Live: An Arts Development Strategy for Calgary.