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!

  • dance Immersion

    dance Immersion is a not-for-profit organization that produces, promotes and supports dancers and dances of the African Diaspora. The organization was established in 1994 to address the need...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Alice Il Shin

    ALICE IL SHIN is a Korean filmmaker who received her formal film training at Nihon University, Japan. Since then, she has been working in Japan, Korea, the USA, and Canada as a director, pro...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalVisual & Media Arts

  • Michael Vuscan

    Michael Vuscan started working in the 90's in the music business industry as a record producer/ songwriter/ composer for contemporary dance, ballet, radio theater, films, documentaries, and ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalMusicSustained FundingTheatreVisual & 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

  • Marvin Colebrooke

    I am a visual artist with disciplines in drawing and painting. I am also a poet that hails from The Bahamas. I love music and theatre and the arts as a whole. I love learning about new cultu...

    Disciplines: LiteraryMusicVisual & 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lila Karim

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

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Arif Bahaduri

    my name is Arif Bahaduri, I am living in Brampton right now . I was born in 1992 in Ghazni province of Afghanistan .my art works are in performance and mixed media ,I had solo exhibition an...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & 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

  • Arshin Agashteh

    As an Iranian artist and art instructor I am holding two Bachelor’s degrees; one in painting and another in clinical psychology, and also, I have a master of art in illustration. I came to T...

    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

  • 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