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!

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  • 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

  • Toronto Silent Film Festival

    Where Images and Music do the Talking. Live Cinema: The original silent classics of the silver screen with live musical accompaniment by accomplished artists. Features, shorts, modern silent...

    Disciplines: Festival

  • Lise Beaudry

    Lise Beaudry is a Franco-Ontarian artist originally from Earlton, a rural community near the Ontario/Québec border. She holds a BFA from Concordia University (1997) and an MFA from York Univ...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Gursimran Datla

    Independent Filmmaker, Film researcher film festival organizer perusing post graduation in film-making from Toronto 5 years of experience in organizing film festivals, film workshops...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalVisual & Media Arts

  • Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto - LIFT

    The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT) is an artist-run charitable organization dedicated to facilitating excellence in the moving image through media arts education and pro...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Queen Gallery

    Queen Gallery presents the work of artists from Toronto and around the world in a unique and contemporary space. A recent addition to the Queen East community, our exhibitions focus on quest...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

    The Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema is an historic, century-old cinema located in Toronto’s vibrant Annex neighbourhood. The cinema is operated and programmed by Hot Docs Canadian International D...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Aitak Sorahitalab

    I am a visual artist and an art worker.

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & 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

  • Neda Mirbagheri

    I am an abstract painter and working on clay for almost two years as well. I came Canada since 2013 end and volunteer at the Gardiner Museum and ROM. I have had various exhibitions and sh...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Rolla Tahir

    I am a filmmaker based in Toronto with a strong film technical background, arts administration experience and a passion for telling and supporting diverse stories through film. I am Sudanese...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Fariba Tadayyon

    I am a painter. I work with Acrylics and my artwork's inspiration comes from our beautiful nature.

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts

  • Green Beanery

    Vice vs Energy Probe ~ Tuesday, February 28, at 8 PM. Is Energy Probe at the leading edge of environmentalism or is it a group that has gone off the rails? A Vice magazine article suggests t...

    Disciplines: Sustained Funding

  • Tatiana Chayko

    I am an artist working with charcoal and paint on canvas and paper.

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Brenda

    Social work student striving to combine the love of arts and community change in everyday life.

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • I Cartoon U

    I was born March 14, 1982 in Oakville Ontario Canada and I spent most of my life growing up in Burlington Ontario, and now I live and work in Hamilton ON. During my childhood and teens, I ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalMusicVisual & Media Arts

  • 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

  • monica wickeler

    As a trained visual artist who has worked in the large scale painting industry in Toronto for many years, in outdoor advertising as a mural artist and in the film and television industry as ...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Monica Wickeler

    I am an old school commercial large scale hand paint advertisement painter who has fallen for street and public art and murals.


  • Toronto Artscape

    Artscape is a not-for-profit, urban development organization that revitalizes buildings, neighbourhoods, and cities through the arts. Artscape projects provide affordable space for creativit...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestival

  • The Freedom Factory

    The Freedom Factory is a grounded and dynamic artistic space to nourish the self. Through Yoga, Meditation or Creative Arts our vibrant centre is inspiring those who are curious to explore t...

    Disciplines: Community Arts

  • Banoo Zan

    Bänoo Zan is a poet, translator, teacher, editor and poetry curator, with more than 120 published poems, etc., as well as two books. Song of Phoenix: Life and Works of Sylvia Plath, was repr...

    Disciplines: Literary

  • Pleasure Dome

    PLEASURE DOME IS AN EXHIBITION COLLECTIVE DEDICATED TO THE PRESENTATION OF ARTISTS’ MOVING IMAGES Celebrating its 25th anniversary season, Pleasure Dome has presented diverse experimental...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts


    I am a 25 year old graphic designer enrolled in the Arts Administration and Cultural Management graduate program at Humber. I seek to inspire higher-thinking and consciousness with the power...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Nazanin

    Nazanin Sepandram was born in Tehran, Iran in 1981. Her main area of interest is culture, society, and integration with emphasis on fundamental elements forming the modern cultures and socie...

    Disciplines: Visual & Media Arts

  • Sidrah Maysoon Ahmad

    I am a poet with a mystical view of the interwoven role that poetry has in our lives, in our communities, and in our public spaces. I'm into communal poems but have published poems as an ind...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsLiteraryVisual & Media Arts


    Luyos MaryCarl and Dragun have been working closely composing and performing with the intention to bring healing sonic frequencies, and the current struggles of Indigenous Peoples movements,...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicSustained FundingTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Project Bookmark Canada

    Project Bookmark Canada is a one-of-a-kind, Canadian cultural innovation. Though many countries have tangible tributes to literature and writers, no other initiative in the world creates a p...

    Disciplines: Literary

  • Spectrum Music

    Spectrum Music is your friendly neighbourhood composers collective/concert presenter.

    Disciplines: Music

  • The Red Head Gallery

    The Red Head Gallery, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2015, is a professional artists’ cooperative committed to exhibiting the work of established and emerging artists and to encouraging...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsVisual & Media Arts