Kristen Fahrig is a professional sculptor, educator and cultural animator, working primarily in Toronto. She is currently creating a series of figurative sculptures in forged steel and cast bronze. She has initiated and led numerous community art projects in her west end neighbourhood and is currently Artist-in-Residence at MacGregor Park. Kristen has permanent installations of her work in four urban Toronto parks and has created theme-based site animations and integrated arts performances for festivals in public spaces such as Harbourfront Centre and Nathan Philips Square. She has recently returned from Rio de Janeiro where she worked with local communities to develop community art projects in the favelas.