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!

  • Manik Gunatilleke

    Manik Gunatilleke is a digital artist working with augmented reality, film and photography. She is drawn to initiatives that explore identity and belonging in diaspora communities. She has w...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalVisual & Media Arts

  • Babak Moosavi

    I'm painter and also photographer

    Disciplines: Community Arts

  • work gloves

    Whenever there are hazardous chemicals being handled there is the possibility of a chemical burn. Chemical and biohazard resistant work gloves bulk form an absolute obstacle around your hand...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Umar Majoka

    I performed in a devised, narrative, abstract piece of theatre; Amanah. Our show has been viewed by many around Ontario. I was fortunate enough to win a MIRA award for my performance as Baba...

    Disciplines: LiteraryTheatre

  • Joanne-Aska Popinska

    Joanne-Aśka immigrated to Canada to pursue filmmaking and activism. A life-long Vegan with a Master's Degree in Sociology, Aśka dedicates her creative vision to explore the similarities betw...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Samir Al-Haj

    I am Senior Graphic Designer & photographer who is Obsessed with Anything Related to art, Offering 9 years of experience in print and media designs working in concept creation, brand develop...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Shabnam Afrand

    I am a multi-disciplinary artist, born and educated in Tehran, Iran who came to Canada in August 2013. I obtained my Master of Fine Arts degree from Azad University in 2001, with a thesis t...

    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

  • Mirna Chacin

    Mirna Chacín is a Venezuelan-born Canadian visual artist and freelance professional photographer who is passionate about working with people and telling their stories through images. Shortly...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Alice Il Shin

    Alice Shin is a Korean filmmaker who received her formal film training at Nihon University, Japan. She began her career in national broadcasting with the NHK Educational Broadcasting Company...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalVisual & Media Arts

  • Tareq Ghreri

    Musician form Syria , Guitar Flamenco player , teacher , composer , have been playing Guitar for more than 17 years, experience more than 8 years classic and flamenco Guitar teacher ...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Irina Zlobina

    My name is Irina Zlobina, I'm a Russian artist who had to flee my country in 2018. As a newcomer artist, I hope to establish myself through learning new printmaking techniques and continue m...

    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

  • Scarborough Arts

    Scarborough Arts is a local arts service organization. Our mission is to develop, deliver and promote arts programming in collaboration and partnership with the community. We bring artists t...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Amran

    Amran Jama is Somali Canadian Textile Artist and a community worker, who has over a decade of experience. Jama has taught Community Art Workshops to children and adults. Her workshops are kn...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & 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

  • Leesa Coleman

    Welcome to my page, My name is Leesa Coleman, I am an emerging Artist and Fashion illustrator living in Toronto, Canada. A bit of my history. I attended Fashion Design School in Montreal,...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Herman Mejia

    Muti-Media artist with experience and interest in art, architecture, music and culture. I'm committed to continue developing cohesive brands, built environments, and product experiences and ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Kareen Weir

    Weir is a contemporary Afro-Caribbean emerging artist who wants to make bold, cultural and place-making marks in her new home, Canada, through writing and visual art. Kareen is also a recent...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsLiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Beach Studio Tour

    A collection of artists working in various media.

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Natalia Starikova

    Natalia Starikova was born and raised in Russia. Her college and Masters education at the Savitskiy College of Fine Art and at the Kharkov Academy was based on the deep Russian tradition of ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Nami Ueno

    I was born and grew up in a little town called Arashiyama, an important sightseeing district in Kyoto, Japan. As a child, I enjoyed drawing and making things with my creative grandfather. ...

    Disciplines: Community Arts

  • Maryam Pazooki

    Maryam Pazooki, is a visual artist born in Iran. She completed her 4-year teaching training degree and Art and Design diploma from Sure University in Tehran. After her studies she taught in ...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Banoo Zan

    Bänoo Zan is a poet, translator, teacher, editor and poetry curator, with more than 120 published poems and poetry-related pieces as well as three books. Song of Phoenix: Life and Works of S...

    Disciplines: Literary

  • Sentir Venezuela Cultural Group

    Sentir Venezuela Cultural Group, a Toronto-based non-profit organisation that expresses, promotes and encourages interest in Venezuelan customs and traditions, mainly through Venezuelan musi...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusic

  • Andrea Vela Alarcon

    I’m a Peruvian community artist and a self-taught illustrator. In my community art practice my main tool is storytelling. Back in Peru I devoted my time to create platforms where oppressed c...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Saghar Azimi

    Energetic, creative and unique artist with 3 years of related work experience, as well as a portfolio of varied accomplishments including: skilled in several art forms, exhibitions, commissi...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Elsa Hashemi

    I have BA in English Translation and MA in Photography and have been working as an Artist & Art instructor in Iran for years. As I moved to Toronto two years ago, I started my job as a Photo...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalLiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Melika Saeeda

    I was grew up in Tehran. In 1991, I began painting at an art university. After getting my BFA, I studied Graphic Design at TM university in Tehran. Meanwhile I started freelancing in illust...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Sahar Abdallah

    Is a children's book illustrator since 2006; who grew up in Egypt and currently lives in Toronto. She worked with various publishers in the Arab region. The media that she is well experienc...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalVisual & Media Arts