My Art My New Land cohort 3

My Art My New Land cohort 3

is a program that has been created to help newcomer artists face and overcome challenges in a new culture and society by providing an opportunity to develop communication skills in authentic and dynamic situations.  It includes workshops, networking sessions, and STUDIO ACCESS!

Partners and sponsors: Ontario Art Council, WorkInCulture, and ArtStarts.


ArtStarts Toronto Yorkdale Community Arts Centre
3401 Dufferin St. Lower Level

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Who is the studio suitable for?

Newcomer artists who can commit to part-time four-week collaborative work in March 2018.

The studio is suitable for a number of different practices.  Newcomer visual artists, musicians, writers, and performers are all welcome to apply. 

The group shares working spaces. Our project is hosted by ArtStarts, a community-based non-profit organization at the lower level of Yorkdale Mall.

You can use the space for doing ceramic, mosaic, painting, photography, printing, writing, rehearsing, etc.

Studio equipment:

  • General tools, and basic materials;
  • Free use of the pottery wheel;
  • Free use of the kiln;
  • Free use of easel;
  • Free use of sewing machine;
  • Free use of Wifi.

The artists will be working on their own project. A coordinator and the directors of the project will be there on some days.

Panelists on March 5th:

Ely Lyonblum, Research Grants Officer at University of Toronto, Airsa’s Chair of the Board of director In

Paola Gomez Dreamer/Writer, Airsa's board of director

Maura Broadhurst, Ontario Art Council officer Web

Stephanie Draker, Program Manager at WorkInCulture In

Cecilia Garcia Program & Volunteer Coordinator North York Arts In

Aitak Sorahitalab, Executive Director of Airsa In

Apply now!

Workshops' Facilitators:

Digital Marketing: Jason Maghanoy, Director of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships In

Tax preparation: Sunny Widerman, Founder, and CEO of Personal Tax Advisors Web

Artists Bio: Lyla Rye, Web

Artists Statement: Sky Goodden, founding publisher and editor of Momus, an international online art publication Web