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!

  • Xuefei Ji

    I am a Chinese-born new Canadian citizen (2018) living and working in Toronto. I first came to Canada, to a small town in Quebec, as part of an exchange program for university. In school...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Borelson

    I am an artist based in Toronto, as a permanent resident. I was living in Paris, France before that but was born & raised in Gabon and Congo. I do music mostly, as a rapper-singer/spoken w...

    Disciplines: MusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Carlos Collier

    Carlos Collier is a screenwriter and video maker based in Toronto, Ontario. He received his Bachelor's degree in Communication and Journalism from the Universidade Católica de Pernambuco - P...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • BEDZVIN

    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

  • Leen Hamo

    I am a musician from Syria, moved to Canada in December 2016 now living and performing as a vocalist and violinist in Toronto. I’m currently a member of the Canadian Arabic Orchestra’s Choir...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Mixed Company Theatre

    Mixed Company Theatre produces innovative, socially relevant drama as a tool for positive change. Founded as an artist-run collective in 1983, Mixed Company today uses Forum Theatre and inte...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsTheatre

  • Cedar Ridge Creative Centre

    Cedar Ridge Creative Centre is housed in a historic mansion and adjacent gardener's cottage built in 1912, including a refurbished pottery studio now located in what would have been the orig...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Myseum of Toronto

    Myseum is a museum without walls. Instead of asking people to come to one location to explore art, culture, and history, Myseum delivers programs and exhibits to all corners of the city. T...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • NAG

    NAG is a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary French-Iranian artist. After leaving her homeland Iran, she obtained her B.A. in Visual Arts from Universite de Paris 8 (France) and got her Master’...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Toronto International Festival of Authors

    The Toronto International Festival of Authors is a charitable, cultural organization mandated to cultivate and advance the art of literature. We celebrate words and ideas by connecting curio...

    Disciplines: FestivalLiterary

  • Ali Alipanahi

    ALI PANAHI A.K.A ALI PHI Ali Phi is computer artist and musician from Tehran, Iran. With a background in environmental engineering sciences & experimental cinematic arts, His experiences...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Pasquale Marco Veltri

    Pasquale Marco Veltri is a Canadian writer, filmmaker, and photographer whose unique vision crosses the boundaries of culture and language. He is a worldly soul and visual storyteller whose ...

    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...

    Disciplines:

  • Varley Art Gallery of Markham

    The Varley presents exhibitions of historical and contemporary Canadian art, and offers educational programs year round. Through research, exhibitions, public programs and publications, the ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Rowers Reading Series

    Rowers Reading Series is a monthly literary reading series showcasing the finest poetry, fiction, non-fiction and select emerging writers.

    Disciplines: Literary

  • Storytelling Toronto

    Storytelling is the oral art of sharing stories, which Storytelling Toronto fosters, nurtures, and supports, for both storytellers and story-listeners. Storytelling Toronto produces the fre...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalLiteraryTheatre

  • Navneet Nishant

    I am an action artist working out of my tiny studio of a two bedroom apartment in Toronto. Art is something I can't stop from happening through me. I am a self taught artists and have been p...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Maria Nadiuska Ayala Perez

    I am an artist, originally from Peru. I create "Retablos" - a traditional art form based on painted figurative sculpture, reflecting Andean culture. My current work depicts the Canadian Immi...

    Disciplines: Visual & 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

  • Semret

    I was working as a journalist back-home in Eritrea. I had my own newspaper with my colleagues before it was shut down by the dictator. I am a law graduate from the University of Asmera. I ha...

    Disciplines: LiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Karel Malkoun

    Fascinated by the movies’ universe as a child, I strongly believe in the impact that this medium can have on humanity. In 2017, I graduated from Notre Dame University – Lebanon with a Filmma...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • ByBlacks.com Inc.

    With over 100 writers covering topics ranging from race relations, Black Canadian history, spirituality, fitness, parenting, fashion, food and more, ByBlacks.com help our readers live a bett...

    Disciplines: Community Arts

  • Andre De Angelis

    Brazilian artist new to Toronto, studied Bachelor of Fine Arts – Drama in the University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has 20 years of large teaching drama experience, acting and directing t...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceTheatre

  • Sharine Taylor

    Sharine Taylor is a Toronto-based writer, critic, editor, producer and director, as well as the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of BASHY Magazine. She’s an alumna of VICE’s editorial internshi...

    Disciplines: LiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Murray Paterson Marketing Group

    Murray Paterson Marketing Group (MPMG) is an award-winning agency of highly skilled, forward-thinking professionals with a passion for marketing the arts + creative industries. We are a comp...

    Disciplines: Community 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

  • Leila Fatemi

    Leila Fatemi is an emerging artist, curator and community arts worker based in Tkaronto/Toronto. Living between cultures, her work and curatorial endeavours stem from her daily experiences a...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Jamileh Salek Ostadtaqi

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

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Akwaba Cultural Exchange

    Information and history about the Group: Akwaba is commonly used word of the Akan people in Ivory Coast of West Africa, meaning “Welcome”, the way of accepting people or visitors, saying th...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalMusic

  • Yonas Kidane

    A film graduate from Centennial College Advanced TV and Film program, have made 3 short student films so far.

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts