Member Profiles

Check out the Neighbourhood Arts Network membership! Connect with an array of artists, community leaders and vibrant arts organizations shaping Toronto cultural landscape!

  • Michelle Walker Parson

    Arts administrator and freelance performing artist

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalMusic

  • Anna Shabalina

    I'm a cellist, singer and music teacher. I took part in various music festivals, competitions and master-classes with world-known musicians including Arto Noras, Natalia Shakhovskaya and oth...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Linar Rizatdinov

    I am a bassist, vocalist, arranger, composer and sound engineer. I have a range of experience in pop, jazz and ethnic music. I have performed around the world in various ensembles, sharing t...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Yannis Lobaina

    An artist for over 12 years, Cuban Writer, Filmmaker, and Storyteller based in Toronto. She studied at the Internacional School of Cinema, Radio and TV (Havana, Cuba) and holds a Creative Wr...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalLiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Propeller Art Gallery

    Propeller Art Gallery is an artist-run centre in the heart of Toronto's West Queen West Gallery District dedicated to promoting contemporary Canadian artists.

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Toronto Fashion Incubator

    The Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) is an award-winning and highly-acclaimed non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and nurturing Canadian fashion designers and entrepreneurs. TFI i...


  • Vik Hovanisian

    Franco-Armenian, raised in many cultures and languages through travels, I'm a multi-faceted artist. My work spans several genres including theatre, dance, writing, visual and performance art...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceMusicTheatre

  • Ghadeer Elghafri

    Ghadeer Elghafri is a Palestinian-Canadian poet, singer, and actor. She is from Gaza, born and raised in Dubai, and living in Toronto. She is a new immigrant, warrior, healer, feminist, ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsLiteraryMusic

  • MOCA Toronto

    The Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada (MOCA) is in a defining phase of its evolution, as it moves into a landmark heritage building and further advances 20 years of exhibiting, colle...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Vuyile Melody

    I'm a multimedia creative skilled in digital arts skills such as videography, photography, graphic creation, marketing and such. In addition, I create pixel coasters of various sizes, using ...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

    The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, as one of Canada’s largest choral organizations, believes its role is to provide Canadian audiences the experience of the classical choral masterworks of the w...

    Disciplines: Music

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    Disciplines: Community Arts

  • Rihaan Patel Films

    I believe in giving voice to higher truth by my storytelling talent. I question unacceptable social norms and practices through fiction or non-fiction storytelling format. My storytell...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Neda Azimi

    Neda Azimi is an award-winning Illustrator and Graphic designer whose work has been published in 100 books and magazines. she started her career as an illustrator at the age of 18. She holds...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Angie Aranda

    Angie has an extensive background in partnership development, event management, and communications, with numerous years of arts administration experience. She is an active member of the arts...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Linda Litwack Publicity

    Arts publicist (mostly classical music, but also some theatre, visual art and other forms)

    Disciplines: MusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Ian Royer

    I'm a writer, producer, and creative director, originally from Trinidad and Tobago, I now reside in Toronto where I am the Operations Manager for the Wattpad Stars program.

    Disciplines: LiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Young Peoples Theatre

    YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE (YPT) is the oldest professional theatre company in Toronto and is a national producer and presenter of theatre for young audiences – the first and largest of its kind...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsTheatre

  • Noel Yardley

    Noel Yardley is a South African born ceramic artist living in Toronto. He currently teaches pottery classes in Danforth and the Bathurst area. He has more than 15 years experience as a studi...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Youssef Elgohary

    My art explores the dynamics between the abstract internal human mystic realm and the external material world. Using oil, acrylic and soft pastel, I depict the echoes of the interactive rela...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Gallery Arcturus

    Gallery Arcturus is a not-for-profit contemporary art exhibition and art education centre, funded and operated by The Foundation for the Study of Objective Art, a private charity. The gal...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Stay Golden

    Stay Golden is an arts-based outreach program for youth by youth. We use stories and language to form communities that understand the bigger purpose and power of the stories they share. The ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsLiterary

  • Nita Goswami

    I settled in Canada in 2011. First few years were just struggle and a friend suggested me to do art workshops at TPL(Toronto Public library) when I taught her kids some art and craft. I appl...

    Disciplines: Community Arts

  • Artists Network

    he Artists’ Network is a member-led and member-driven organization dedicated to helping artists with their business practice. What started as a local outdoor art exhibit just before the turn...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Wayne Dunkley

    Wayne Dunkley is a visual artist, storyteller, voice-actor and educator with a social practice that includes photography, digital media, community development, lectures and workshop facilita...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Campbell House Museum

    The museum is a vibrant public space where members of Toronto’s diverse communities gather to discuss, to create, to perform and to socialize, giving life to the words “freedom of expression...

    Disciplines: LiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts


    Born into a family of professional musicians, Volo started violin lessons at the age of five and the cello shortly thereafter. With a growing interest in contemporary music, he began to per...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

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  • Roslyn Rus

    JUST RELEASED! The Mini-Book Edition of the "Bridge to Oneness: An Interactive Spiritual Workbook for Here and Now", featuring specially-selected activities for this unprecedented and challe...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsLiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Lucy Slavianska

    An artist, writer and journalist, Lucy Slavianska has visited more than 35 countries and lived in Canada, the Netherlands, Venezuela, Japan and Bulgaria. Her art is inspired by her experienc...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts