After working as the art facilitator at Art Starts, Nicole Peña naturally segued into the role of Program Director. By then she knew the ins and outs, and nooks and crannies of the non-profit organization and was ready to roll up her sleeves. Nicole envisions the neighbourhood cultural centre becoming a mecca for bringing the […]
The Art Starts’ Board of Directors is recruiting an experienced board member who would also serve as Treasurer. This is an opportunity to serve an important and high-profile role on a collaborative board.
Abby Ho is an emerging Asian Canadian artist based in Toronto (photo by James Lai). Her process-based practice works with the materiality of paper, exploring the interrelationship between herself and the environment. Her latest project ‘Transference’ – as part of the artistic duo, ‘jabs’ – uses paper as a medium in conversation. This project is […]
After an 8-month temporary slowdown, we are thrilled to announce that we are ready to launch a new season of community arts programming. We have hired an amazing new Program Director and Program Coordinator and are gearing up some exciting digital programs for this winter. We would like to introduce you to Nicole Peña: Nicole […]
The New Year is fast approaching and we turn to reflect on the year gone by. As a non-profit, we squeeze a lot into just 12 months, so it’s important to celebrate the accomplishments of our team, participants and stakeholders. Although 2019 was a challenging one in the arts and culture sector due to cuts […]