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!

  • Omid Shakiba

    I am a professional refugee filmmaker/lecturer with 20 years’ experience working in the film industry in Iran, Iraq, the United Kingdom and now in Canada. I have directed and produced over 2...

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Michelle Walker Parson

    Arts administrator and freelance performing artist

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalMusic


    'eTickets is a Canadian-based ticket retailer offering bespoke event tickets worldwide. We put fans first and strive to provide them with the cheapest tickets, be it for the most anticipated...

    Disciplines: FestivalMusicTheatre

  • Chati Coronel

    I am an artist with 22 years of professional experience. My paintings have been exhibited internationally, most recently and most notably at Art Basel Hong Kong 2019. I am represented by Sil...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • WILDsound

    WILDsound Monthly Film and Screenplay Festival

    Disciplines: Festival

  • Inc.

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

    Disciplines: Community Arts

  • The Anxiety Show

    Welcome to THE ANXIETY SHOW! A variety alt-comedy show featuring booked comedians and OPEN MIC participants sharing FIRSTHAND experience with a different issue every episode. Because better ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsTheatre

  • 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

  • McMichael Volunteer Committee Autumn Art Sale

    With accomplished artists from across Canada applying for 49 coveted positions, the Autumn Art Sale is recognized as one of the most prestigious events displaying original works form some of...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Kianoush Khalilian

    Kianoush Khalilian (Ney) Kianoush is a ney player and composer in traditional Iranian style. He has performed in Iran, Czech Republic, Denmark, Switzerland, Italy, and various venues in...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalLiteraryMusic

  • Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

    The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, as one of Canada’s largest choral organizations, believes its role is to provide Canadian audiences the experience of the classical choral masterworks of the w...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Daniel

    My name is Daniel. I’m self-artist I do illustrates art .I like music I play drum Instrument . Besides that Interesting to meet new people,on top of that ,traveling is my favorite ,and spor...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalMusicVisual & Media Arts

  • York-Eglinton BIA

    The York-Eglitnon BIA promotes the area along Eglinton Ave. West, between Marlee Ave. and Dufferin St., as a business and shopping district through effective marketing; business recruitment;...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestival

  • Killer B Cinema

    Welcome to Killer B Cinema! Grab some popcorn and snuggle up to your date. Some Killer B movies await! We’ve got creepy monsters and some kitschy ones too. There will be flying saucers ...

    Disciplines: Theatre

  • Unraku Studios

    Unraku Studios is an artist-run, non-profit production studio based in Toronto, Canada dedicated to exploring and developing the art of puppetry. We’re also the home of The Unraku Workshop,...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Etobicoke Centennial Choir

    Etobicoke Centennial Choir is an auditioned amateur community choir with a professional music director, accompanist and vocal section leads.

    Disciplines: Music

  • Banoo Zan

    Bänoo Zan is a poet, librettist, translator, teacher, editor and poetry curator, with more than 180 published poems and poetry-related pieces as well as three books. Song of Phoenix: Life an...

    Disciplines: Literary

  • Hamed Ghanbar

    Experienced Photographer

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Young Peoples Theatre

    YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE (YPT) is the oldest professional theatre company in Toronto and is a national producer and presenter of theatre for young audiences – the first and largest of its kind...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsTheatre

  • Alisson Escobar

    Born in Bogotá, Colombia. They hold a BFA with an honorable mention from the Ontario College of Art and Design University.

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalTheatreVisual & 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

  • 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 ArtsDanceFestivalMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Siavash Kavehmaryan

    Siavash Kaveh is an Iranian-electronic composer/performer, based in Toronto. He integrates technology and computer-assisted sounds in Iranian traditional music to explore novel sonic experie...

    Disciplines: MusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Yannis Lobaina

    Yannis Lobaina is a Cuban Writer, Filmmaker, Storyteller based in Toronto. Lobaina loves to explore themes of immigration, diaspora and motherhood through storytelling. She is recipient RBC ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsLiteraryVisual & Media Arts

  • Aitak Sorahitalab

    I am a visual artist and an art worker.

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • StArt Youth Presenting Art

    StArt Youth Presenting Art is a Suite Life Arts for Youth initiative. The festival is being run by youth in Scarborough whose belief in community involvement propels us to create artistic op...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Aqsah Shah

    I am a Visual Artist based in Toronto actively looking for opportunities to build my network and contribute positively in the community. I hold a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) degree My work ...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts