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!

  • Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

    The Toronto Outdoor Art Fair is Toronto’s first and Canada's largest, longest running juried outdoor contemporary art fair since 1961. Attracting an audience of over 115,000 people annually,...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Rick Sacks

    I am a musician and composer. I create music for theatre and for concerts. I have toured all over the world and continue to perform with many Toronto groups. Thoughts about art and communit...


  • Soup Can Theatre

    Soup Can Theatre is a Toronto-based company that explores and comment on contemporary issues and societal challenges, and offers audiences a theatrical experience that is both entertaining a...

    Disciplines: Theatre

  • Daniel Jelani Ellis

    Daniel's diverse art practice includes theatre, storytelling, dub poetry and writing. Daniel hails from Kingston, Jamaica and is a student of the Acting program at the National Theatre Schoo...


  • Toronto Musical Concerts

    Toronto Musical Concerts (TMC) is a dynamic, not-for-profit charitable, professional musical theatre company. TMC presents high-quality musical concerts; produces cutting-edge works; develop...

    Disciplines: Theatre

  • Symphony in the Barn

    Founded by farmer/conductor Michael Schmidt in 1995, Symphony in the Barn has opened its doors to performers and visitors from around the world, transforming Glencolton Farms into a one-of-a...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalMusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Arts4All

    Arts4All provides a playground for artistic expression for people living in the Davenport Perth neighbourhood. A Jumblies offshoot, Arts4All was founded by Jumblies Theatre in 2001. Operatin...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceLiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Nabeel Kassam

    Hi there :) Recently launched the Funhouse Toronto on June 1st, 2019. As an artist, I have worked on murals, lighting installations, fabricated and built large scale art cars. I use augment...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalMusicSustained FundingTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Maria Arteaga

    María is a very extroverted and active mother from Colombia. She joined the Immigrant Women Integration Program, after 5 months of arriving to Canada. Through the IWIP Program, María h...

    Disciplines: Community Arts

  • Mozhgan Abbasroohollahi

    Mozhgan is a visual artist and jeweller who holds a Masters Degree in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage from Islamic Azad University in Tehran and a Bachelor’s Degree in Craf...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts


    JAYU is a registered Canadian charity and a leader in the space where the arts and human rights intersect. Guided by our dedicated team of staff, artists, educators and our Board of Dire...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalVisual & Media Arts

  • Carlos Pascual-Leone

    I am a curator always looking for new experiences, and always looking to understand old ones. In the work I do with other artists and by myself, I seek to challenge and delight audiences or...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • The Bentway Conservancy

    The Bentway is a unique and innovative public space that transforms 1.75km underneath Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway into a new gathering place for our city’s growing population. The initi...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Banafsheh Erfanian

    Banafsheh Erfanian is a Toronto based painter and illustrator. She was born in Tehran, Iran. She graduated from Tehran University of Art with a Bachelor of Graphic design and holds an MFA in...

    Disciplines: Visual & 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


    URBANI_T is an annual, non-profit organization, Toronto-based, urban lifestyle festival.

    Disciplines: DanceFestivalMusic

  • Nour

    I started my official artistic learning percussion in 2011 – Damascus, music allowed me to emotionally communicate and interact with, step out of boundaries and comfort zone , and learn new ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsMusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Sarah Abid

    I was initially trained in Painting and sculpture, but I have always found different mediums equally stimulating to work in. Also, my experience of constantly finding myself in different con...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & 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

  • Palabra Flamenco

    Palabra Flamenco blends traditional flamenco dance and music with English-language oral storytelling and poetry. Our group is artistic director and dancer Denise Yeo, producer and poet Garth...

    Disciplines: DanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatre

  • Anique

    Anique is an expressionist painter that prefers the medium oil. Her background is Jamaican and so her work reflects the Jamaican landscape in a non-realistic way. She likes to comment on his...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & 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...


  • Heritage Skills Development Centre

    Heritage Skills Development Centre (HSDC) is a grassroots non-profit organization that was established in 1993. It was founded by a group of women who observed a gap in the integration servi...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalLiterarySustained FundingVisual & Media Arts

  • Kune

    Kuné means “together” in Esperanto. The Royal Conservatory of Music created KUNÉ – Canada’s Global Orchestra as a celebration of our country’s cultural diversity and pluralism. We auditioned...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Gardiner Museum

    The Gardiner Museum is Canada’s national ceramics museum, and one of the world’s great specialty museums. We are committed to making a contribution to the medium we celebrate, as well as th...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Ergo Arts Theatre

    Ergo Arts Theatre is a group of dedicated artists who strive to promote creative thought and innovative expression through the performing arts. Our goal is to make the art of theatre accessi...

    Disciplines: Theatre

  • Lauren Greenwood

    Lauren Greenwood is a playwright, screenwriter and comedian.

    Disciplines: Theatre

  • Lubna Mousa

    I am an Iraqi-Canadian artist based in Toronto. I express myself through abstract paintings using mixed media and acrylic on canvas or wood. My work reflects thoughts and images of everyday ...

    Disciplines: Visual & 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

  • 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