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!

  • 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

  • Shabnam Afrand

    Shabnam Afrand is a multi-disciplinary visual artist, born and educated in Tehran, Iran and moved to Canada in 2013 .She obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree from Azad University in 2001,...

    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

  • June Tenzin

    I am coming from the prosecuted refugee political family, thank you to my mother, who instilled the love of art from an early age. I graduated from the prestigious Stroganov Moscow Academi...

    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: Visual & Media Arts

  • Jieun-June Kim

    Jieun-June Kim lives and works as a visual artist in Toronto, Canada.  She received her MFA in Visual Arts from Washington University in St. Louis, U.S in 2012 and her BFA from Duksung Women...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Salbhi Sumaiya

    A native of Bangladesh, I was born and bred at the heart of the country, the metropolitan city of Dhaka. I started painting at the age of seven and, as a hard of hearing (HOH) individual, wa...

    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

  • Yannis Lobaina

    Is a Cuban Award-winning writer, filmmaker, and photographer based in Toronto, ON. Lobaina has more than twelve years of experience as a published author, creative visual storyteller, ​art f...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalLiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Gallery 1313

    Gallery 1313 is a not-for-profit, charitable artist-run centre located in the Parkdale neighbourhood of downtown Toronto. Gallery 1313 is equally an artist run centre exhibiting local, natio...

    Disciplines: Visual & 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

  • Tate Peacock

    I am an emerging artist with experience and training from OCAD University. I am an innovative, adaptable problem-solver with strong communication skills both visual and interpersonal. I am s...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Alterspark Corp

    AlterSpark Corp. (“AlterSpark”) is a boutique firm that specializes in digital psychology, which we use in data science projects, training, and our own R&D projects. Our firm operates at t...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto

    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

  • Stephen Bulger Gallery

    Stephen Bulger Gallery connects people with photographs that inspire them. Since 1995, the gallery has become synonymous with great photographs of all types, making it Canada's destination f...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Lila Karim

    Lila Karim is an executive director, artistic producer and digital photographer based in Toronto, Canada.

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & 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

  • Farha Parmita

    I like to work with sectors beyond the arts; for I see art as a medium to express, raise awareness, connect, and coming together as one just society. I focus on tangible results to quantify ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Jessica Cen

    Business Manager of Frog in Hand | Multidisciplinary theatre artist

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceLiteraryTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Akshata Naik

    Akshata Naik, an internationally acclaimed artist, she is also doing her research on the aesthetics of migration through visual art and multi-cultures that Canadian contemporary art is growi...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalVisual & Media Arts

  • StoryCentre Canada

    Along with our U.S.-based partner, StoryCenter, StoryCentre Canada supports communities in using storytelling and participatory media for reflection, education, and social change. We work ac...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • 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

  • Linda Litwack Publicity

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

    Disciplines: MusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Nana Veljovic

    I received European education and classical training in drawing and painting at School of Art and Technology (college level), in Nis , Serbia, B.A,M.A in Painting and Costume Design (83/19...

    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

  • Collective Culture

    Collective Culture is an organization that celebrates the voices of BIPOC creatives through the collaborative development of multidisciplinary programming and content.

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Dalia Hassan

    Dalia Hassan is a visual artist born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. Having grown up in a densely-populated metropolis, her earlier work adopted the theme of urbanism and city life. Her painting...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Hannah Maetzener

    Born and raised in rural UK, encouraged in art from a young age. I've always with a healthy appetite to explore and learn about the world. I have been traveling ever since I turned 18 and me...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • GTA Photography Classes

    Founded in 2009, GTA Photography Classes has quickly grown to become one of the largest Photography Schools in Canada. In 2016, due to popular demand, GTA Photography expanded the summer cam...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Spectra - Members of Gallery 44 Exhibition

    Members of Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography are pleased to announce their presentation of three consecutive group shows in conjunction with the Scotiabank CONTACT 2020 Photogra...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts