Program Staff

Meet the extended NYA team! We couldn’t do what we do without the support and expertise of our producers, coordinators, consultants, facilitators, and artists.

Producers & Coordinators

Julian Carvajal (he/him)

Program Coordinator

Programs with Julian
Fanny Martin (she/her)

Program Producer

Facilitators & Artists

Jalen Nelson (he/him)

Program Facilitator

Programs with Jalen

connect with Jalen:  lickmyfashion

Shay Erlich (they/them)

Program Partner & Facilitator

Programs with Shay
Jenna Roy (she/they)

Program Partner & Facilitator

Programs with Jenna
Benjamin DeGraaf (he/him)

Program Partner & Facilitator

Programs with Benjamin
  • Drum to DJ

Partner Organization:
Love Music Initiative

Queenie Seguban

Program Partner & Facilitator

Programs with Queenie

Partner Organization:
School of Groove

Kelly Gammie (she/her)

Program Partner & Facilitator

Programs with Kelly

Partner Organization:
School of Groove

Aaron Weiss (he/him)

Program Partner & Facilitator

Programs with Aaron
Cristal Buemi (she/her)

Program Designer & Facilitator

Programs with Cristal
M. Falconer

Program Designer & Facilitator

Programs with M. Falconer

connect with M. Falconer: @melissafalconer

Simeon Taole (he/him)

Program Partner & Facilitator

Programs with Simeon

Partner Organization:
Cinematoscape

Connect with Simeon:
Instagram: @thespacebtwn
Twitter: @cinematoscape

Danielle Ungara (she/her)

Program Partner & Facilitator

Programs with Danielle

Partner Organization:
Cinematoscape

Connect with Danielle:
Instagram: @thespacebtwn
Twitter: @cinematoscape

Cecilia Acevedo

Program Liason

Programs with Cecilia
Patrick Walters (he/him)

Program Facilitator

Programs with Patrick

connect with Patrick:
Youtube: patrickandpoetry
Instagram: @patrickcwalters 

Lindsey Lickers (she/her)

Program Artist

Programs with Lindsay
Ebti Nabag (she/her)

Program Facilitator

Programs with Ebti

connect with Ebti: https://www.ebtinabag.com/ 

Instagram: @ebti_n 

Igho Diana (she/her)

Program Facilitator

Programs with Igho
Sharada Eswar (she/her)

Program Facilitator

Programs with Sharada

connect to Sharada: @shads2012

Stephan Dyer (he/him)

Program Facilitator

Programs with Stephan

connect with Stephan: @stephandyer

Juan Cajiao (he/him)

Program Facilitator

Programs with Juan

connect with Juan: @juan_cajiao

Jieun June Kim (she/her)

Program Artist

Programs with Jieun
  • NYA Colours

connect with Jieun: @junekima.rt

Consultants

Elder Joanne Dellaire

Program Consultant

Programs with Joanne
Veronica Johnny (she/her)

Program Consultant/ Facilitator

Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone (she/they)

Program Consultant

Programs with Aqua
Zachary Smith

Program Researcher

Programs with Zachary
Claudia Arana (she/her)

Curator and Consultant

Programs with Claudia

connect with Claudia: @claudiaaranab

Parul Pandya (she/her)

Community Consultant

Programs with Parul
  • Anti-Oppression Training

connect with Parul: @communityimpactnpc

About Us

North York Arts (NYA)  collaborates with artists, arts organizations, and partners to develop, strengthen, and promote cultural programming and initiatives for North York communities

Contact us 

North York Arts
5040 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON, M2N 6R8

info@northyorkarts.org

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

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