MEMBER DIRECTORY

Lakeshore Arts has got an amazing membership – and we can’t wait to share their skills with you!

ARTS ETOBICOKE | www.artsetobicoke.com

4893A Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON | M9A 1B2

Established in 1973 to provide a united voice for the local arts community, Arts Etobicoke supports established and aspiring artists of all ages and backgrounds with a broad variety of activities and services, including arts education, advocacy and community space.


EAST END ARTS | www.eastendarts.ca

Launched in 2013, East End Arts serves the east end of Toronto, defined by city wards 29-32, an area that is brimming with artists, arts projects and a rich array of component communities. East End Arts’ mandate is to unite, inspire and enhance the communities of east Toronto with the transformative power of the arts.


NORTH YORK ARTS | www.northyorkarts.org

5040 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON | M2N 6R8

North York Arts provides inclusive arts events and programs to children, youth, family and seniors including programs to serve the New Canadian and Neighbourhood Improvement Area communities within North York. NYA also provides services and programs to support local emerging and established artists.


SCARBOROUGH ARTS | www.scarborougharts.com

1859 Kingston Road
Scarborough, ON | M1N 1T3

Scarborough Arts develops, delivers and promotes arts programming and cultural initiatives in collaboration and partnership with the Scarborough community. Scarborough Arts brings artists to the community and community to the arts.


URBANARTS | www.urbanartstoronto.org

5 Bartonville Ave East
Toronto, ON | M6M 2B1

UrbanArts is a non-profit Community Arts Council focused on enhancing neighbourhoods by engaging youth in community development through the arts.UrbanArts initiates arts activities that bring people together in central-west Toronto and acts an incubator for local arts, with a range of programs led by professional artists in visual art, theatre, dance and music.


S.A.F.E. | www.equalitytoday.ca | info@equalitytoday.ca

S.A.F.E. or Social Action for Equality came together to create a group where  LGBTQ+ persons could meet and feel safe in their community of Lakeshore West/Lakeshore Village/Etobicoke. S.A.F.E. holds bi-weekly circle meetings which are social groups open for discussion nights, game nights as well as potluck and music jams, open to anyone identifying as LGBTQ+ or an Ally. 


TAMARACK LODGE | www.tamaracklodge.ca

1003 English Circle
Gooderham, ON | K0M 1R0

Tamarack Lodge is an cottage resort and arts centre located in the Haliburton Highlands. In addition to four cottages that can accommodate up to 16 people, the main lodge offers a large common room for indoor work, post-production discussion, and daily recaps, accommodating groups looking to pursue their creative practices.


SEVENS CREATIVE INC | www.sevenscreative.com

Seven Creative is a small boutique graphic/web design firm located in Etobicoke. They provide a variety of digital, web and print design services. Their specialties include WordPress sites and print items like business cards and brochures.


SUZETTE CASTRO | www.suzettecastro.com | suzettecastro@rogers.com

Suzette creates custom fine art and acrylics on canvas, specializing in pop culture icons and custom pet portraits. Suzette is available for commissions based on your photographs.


PAUL GUZMAN | www.paulguzman.ca | paulguzman15@gmail.com

Paul is an emerging artist working predominantly in oil painting. Using family photographs as references, his paintings explore themes of memory and identity.


THOMAS HIRSZ | www.thomashirsz.ca | tom@thomashirsz.ca

Thomas Hirsz Fine Art
61 Stephen Drive
Etobicoke, ON | M8Y 3M8

Thomas is a representational artist focusing on scenes that he finds striking and interesting. Often very simple and seemingly plain vignettes of life can become fascinating paintings. His preferred medium is oil paint.


SUSAN ELLIS | www.facebook.com/iART115 | sue_ellis@live.com

Susan Ellis began her artistic journey working in Toronto’s  theatre community as a props and scenery builder. For the past 6 years she has been teaching art to youngsters and painting in acrylics on canvas using nature and everyday life as her muse.


KHADIJAH MORLEY | morley_khadijah@hotmail.com

Khadijah Morley is currently a student at OCADU for Drawing and Painting. Her work is predominantly a series of black and white illustrations that exude erotic undertones. Her experimentation with texture, form, and space produce unusual or unrecognizable imagery. They are a visual narrative of personal experiences.


BLAIR RICHARD MARTIN | blair@blairmojo.com

Blair Richard Martin believes the action of fine arts is to make memorable and beautiful the subject/environment and is the focus of his work at hand. He does not think it is possible to live in Canada and not succumb to working in the subject of landscape. His paintings attempt and draw the viewer back to the subject itself.


TANZINA AMIN | www.tanzina.ca | tanzinas.studio@gmail.com

Tanzina  Amin believes art has always been her passion and a retreat from the demands of everyday life. Graduating in Architecture, she is drawn to visual composition and balance, powerful in simplicity and abstract in form.


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PATRICIA WHITTINGHAM | www.patriciawhittingham.com | pwhittingham@sympatico.ca

Patricia Whittingham is a Toronto based artist who has a large body of work in painting and photography.  She is graduate of OCAD and has a degree in education.  Subjects in her work include nature, memory and identity.


MIKE BOLWELL | www.facebook.com/iART115 | mikebolwell@gmail.com

Mike Bolwell has been an artist in various guises for 40 years.  He is also a Curator, Chef and Singer/Songwriter in that order. His paintings and photographs are glimpses of people passing through to other states. He shows characters in makeup or costume that will soon go back to wearing their normal societal mask.


YAW TONY | www.yawtony.com | yawtonydesigns@outlook.com

As a multidisciplinary  artist,  Yaw Tony paints, illustrates by hand and digitizes them. As well, he is an architect who enjoys making multipurpose furniture and prints for fabric.


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KIM DAYMANwww.kimdayman.com | kimdayman@gmail.com

Kim is a visual artist in textile/print-based art and part of the inPrint Collective. An arts administrator and Program Manager at Lakeshore Arts. A visual arts teacher working across the GTA for the past 15 yrs.


MICHELLE MONTAGUE
www.michellemontague.com | michelle@fullmontague.com

Michelle is a visual artist working in mixed media based in Toronto. Her work involves themes about Nature and transport the observer from the real world into the realm she creates through her use of organic shapes and lines depicting an entirely different universe.


GORDON ROY | www.gsroydesign.com | gordo@gsroydesign.com

Gordon Roy is a painter, sculptor, muralist, wood carver, air brush artist, pyrographer, visual arts instructor for the City of Toronto.

FRANK HORVAT | www.frankhorvat.com | contactme@frankhorvat.com

Composer. Pianist. Teacher. Piano teaching studio located on Lakeshore Arts’ 2nd floor.


MIMICO CHILDREN’S CHOIRwww.mimicochildrenschoir.com | mimicochildrenschoir@gmail.com 

c/o Mimico Baptist Church
80 Hillside Avenue
Toronto, ON | M8V 1S9

Founded in 2007, the Mimico Children’s Choir is an affordable, inclusive, community-based children’s choir. The Choir is committed to community-building, giving children of all backgrounds and income levels a sense of teamwork through music.


MONIKA KASPRZAK, M.Mus., B.Mus, A.R.C.T Piano Performance | www.pianistmona.com |
professionalpianostudio@hotmail.com

Highly accomplished pianist and teacher, Monika has been performing classical and modern stylings professionally since the age of 20 and has recorded  a nominated CD. The art of piano playing is her passion.


HEATHER DICK | www.siriustheatrical.cominfo@siriustheatrical.com

Sirius Theatrical Company
119 Mimico Avenue
Etobicoke, ON | M8V 2V8

Sirius Theatrical Company produces multi-disciplinary performances & large scale community projects.  Studio training in acting & voice (professional, business, recreational – all ages) & mentoring for emerging theatre artists.  Volunteers welcome.


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