The Centre. Facility for the Arts in North Oakville, Ontario
The founder of Joshua Creek Centre is Sybil Salvin Rampen. She was born April 29, 1929 and grew up with United Empire Loyalists. She fondly remembers sitting by a gas lamp and hearing stories about the olden days. Captured by these tales, Sybil has devoted her life to educating and promoting the importance of local heritage.
Her education has spanned the globe. Sybil achieved a B.A. from the University of Toronto in Art and Archaeology and furthered studied in Paris and London. She holds an Art Specialist designation from the Ontario College of Education and thirty-five years of teaching art courses in painting, embroidery, and other media have made Sybil a sought-after mentor for many emerging artists. Her work has been exhibited locally and internationally.