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!

  • 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

  • Majd Sukar

    Majd sukar is a Syrian clarinetist. A member of the Canadian Arabic Orchestra and a clarinet and Arabic music theory teacher at the Canadian Arabic Conservatory. Majd performed with famous ...

    Disciplines: Music

  • 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

  • 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

  • Eva Hellreich

    Outreach and Events Coordinator for Neighbourhood Arts Network, with a background in photography, creative writing and immigration policy.

    Disciplines: Community 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

  • 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

  • Radhika Baskar

    Brief Bio-Data of Radhika Baskar Radhika Baskar is an accomplished Veena exponent of traditional Carnatic Music with skills in improvisation. Radhika received her musical training under...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Cahoots Theatre Company

    Cahoots Theatre investigates and examines the complexities of diversity through the creation and production of new theatre works, development of professional artists and the engagement of co...

    Disciplines: Theatre

  • Andre Mallay

    I studied theatre in college and am a part of an agency that does gigs for music videos as well as two other agencies that do background acting. Looking to expand myself in the field of Thea...

    Disciplines: Theatre

  • 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

  • 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...


  • Miss Coco Murray

    Miss Coco Murray is a dancer, researcher, dance instructor, choreographer and community arts programmer. She operates a mobile, dance education business educating diverse audiences about A...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDance

  • 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

  • Artscape Youngplace

    Artscape Youngplace nurtures creation, learning and collaboration through innovative programs, experiences and events in an inspiring, social environment in order to strengthen and grow our ...


  • Yshmael Cabana

    Ysh Cabana received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from the Philippines. Learning the ropes after moving to Canada, he writes about culture to contribute to the growing Filip...


  • 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

  • Ali Massoudi

    I am a percussionist. I have played music for 26 years. I have written 5 books. I moved to canada 8 mounths ago. I was born and grew up in Iran. I do yoga too.

    Disciplines: Music

  • The Musical Stage Company

    The Musical Stage Company is the largest and leading charitable musical theatre company in Canada. Established in 2004 as Acting Up Stage Company, we strive to make Canada a leader in musica...

    Disciplines: Theatre