North York Arts

North York Arts (NYA) is an arts service organization designed to address the needs and interests of North York artists, arts organizations and residents.

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Snapd Arts Feature: Azadeh Pirazimian

Every year, North York Arts partners with emerging and established artists to put on art exhibitions for the North York community. The first exhibition of 2018 is titled “They are Around” by multidisciplinary artist, Azadeh Pirazimian. Azadeh, who has a...

Snapd Arts Feature: Nina Blanc

North York Arts has been working with Ephraim's Place, a community centre located at Jane and Sheppard, for the past three years to create and establish arts programming for the youth in the area. One program in particular that has seen much success is the...

Snapd Arts Feature: Lila Karim

It goes without saying that North York has an amazing arts and culture scene. As the Development and Communications Coordinator at North York Arts, I am lucky to work with this creative community and, with the start of the new year, I am excited and...

Snapd Arts Feature: Sashoya Shoya Oya

In this time we now live, Sashoya Shoya Oya, is an artist who channels her voice through the medium of oral-storytelling within the realm of folklore traditions. Growing up as a child in Dalvey, St. Thomas, Jamaica she was often surrounded by dances such as Quadrille,...

Land Acknowledgment

North York Arts acknowledges this land on which we are gathered. For thousands of years it has been the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the Seneca, Haudenosaunee and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River. Today, this meeting place is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work on this land.