Holly Cunningham is an arts administrator, artist and musician based in North Bay. After graduating from Sheridan College’s Media Arts program, she completed a Fine Arts degree from Nipissing University which prompted her move to Northern Ontario. Working as the Managing Director of the Near North Mobile Media Lab (N2M2L) for the past five years, Holly has worked to establish programs that aim to engage youth through the digital and media arts. Since 2013, Holly has been pursuing research to extend media arts access to underserved communities in Northern Ontario through community consultation and exploring means of empowering youth through media production. She sits on the board of directors of the Media Arts Network of Ontario and the Independent Media Arts Alliance and is currently the North Bay rep for Cultural Industries Ontario North.