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!

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  • Shahriyar Jamshidi

    Shahriyar Jamshidi, Kurdish-Iranian-Canadian Kamanche player, composer, vocalist, director of Dilan Ensemble and co-founder of Kamancello, is a graduate of Tehran University of Art and a for...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Derya Ozparlak

    Derya Ozparlak is a Toronto-based artist working in sculpture, mixed media and installation. She graduated with a BFA in Sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Anadolu University in Turk...

    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

  • Milumbe Haimbe

    I was born in Lusaka, Zambia. I attained a Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the Copperbelt University, and a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from the Oslo National Academy of the Arts in No...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Kurt Rostek

    Kurt Rostek is a Toronto based painter and poet who's studio and exhibit practice exceeds 30 years. His work is always expressed as a series of paintings using a broad range of styles and te...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Lakeshore Arts

    Lakeshore Arts is an award-winning community arts organization that focuses on creating innovative community arts programming that engages, educates, inspires, entertains, and is delivered b...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Yannis Lobaina

    Yannis Lobaina is a Cuban writer/ producer & filmmaker based in Toronto. Lobaina Studied at the International School of Cinema, Radio, and TV (EICTV) in Cuba graduating. Lobaina as w...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsLiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Serpil Odabasi

    I am an independent Kurdish artist based in Toronto. I am working with both analog and digital media in drawing, painting, and illustration. My work often focuses on themes like violence, se...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Shahrzad Amin

    Shahrzad Amin Iranian-Canadian, born in 1985 Ten years diverse experience in different fields such as sculpture, visual artist, visual art instructor, and model designer. Shahrzad u...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Queti Azurin

    Queti Azurin is a mixed media visual artist who immigrated to Canada from the Philippines in 2013. In her exploration of different mediums, she has found an unusual material that continues t...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

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    Disciplines: Community Arts

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    Disciplines: Literary

  • Nathan Flint

    Artist and Arts Administrator

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Leslie Forge

    I am a dancer but not (or no longer) a performer. I would like to join as a potential supporter. I am retired and may be able to help in a volunteer capacity, possibly some cash but that i...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatre

  • Jamileh Salek

    I am Jamileh Salek Ostadtaqi an Iranian-Canadian artist currently based in Toronto. I hold the Bachelor of Fine Art degree from Alzahra University in Tehran, and Master of Fine Art degree fr...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Faraaz Moledina

    Hey there! My name is Faraaz Moledina and I'm a freelance illustrator from Toronto. I have created art for a variety of applications including t-shirts design, album covers and signage. ...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

    The Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema is an historic, century-old cinema located in Toronto’s vibrant Annex neighbourhood. The cinema is operated and programmed by Hot Docs Canadian International D...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • WILDsound

    WILDsound Monthly Film and Screenplay Festival

    Disciplines: Festival

  • Nicolejenny_77

    Nicole Jenny is a next generation artist and her images, though sometimes complex, offer a unique and instant joy. Taking inspiration from our modern understanding of the natural world a...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Kim de Franza

    Drawing, digital graphics, photography

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Dancing Damsels Inc.

    We a not for profit organization that promotes multicultural arts & women empowerment.

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicSustained FundingTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Gerrard India Bazaar BIA

    Gerrard India Bazaar is one of Toronto's oldest BIAs, formed in 1981, and is the largest main street marketplace of South Asian goods and services in North America and is self-sufficient to ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicSustained FundingVisual & Media Arts


    I am a storyteller Been known as a poet, singer/songwriter Festival curator Sound Designer Hiphop, jazzy cat With a knack for the youth I am currently emerging as a playwright bringing...

    Disciplines: MusicTheatre

  • Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto - LIFT

    The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is an artist-run charitable organization dedicated to facilitating excellence in the moving image through media arts education and pro...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Paula Pinheiro Britto

    My name is Paula P. Britto, a 19 years old Brazillian girl. I'm an international student at OCAD U, enrolled in Illustration. I work mostly with stylized portraits with watercolor and acryli...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

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    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicSustained FundingTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Janet R. Gallo

    Janet Gallo is Cuban artist based in Toronto. She received her artistic training at "Luis Casas Romero", a school specializing in fine arts in the capital city of Camaguey and specialized i...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalVisual & Media Arts

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    I’m Jonathan Halks, a health Advisor, residing in the United States, Georgia. I write articles, blog on various health issues. I work with to maintain a contact with the wo...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceMusic

  • Lucio Agostini

    Musician who plays with a number of groups representing a variety of genres of music.

    Disciplines: Music

  • Laurie Lockhart

    Trusted Publicity, Media Relations and Social Media for Music, Arts, Culture and Entertainment in Toronto and across Canada.

    Disciplines: FestivalMusic