Our TeamWith over 15 years of combined experience working closely with municipalities, developers, educators, artists, designers, social serving agencies and community members like you, our team brings the expertise needed for any public realm initiative.
Alexis Kane Speer
Executive DirectorInspired daily by the city and the people who bring it to life, Alexis has a wealth of experience leading community-based public art, space and capacity building initiatives and has received numerous awards recognizing her work as a city builder. She has an MA in Geography & Planning from the University of Toronto.
Director of Community ProgramsA painter and public artist, coming from a background in community engagement, public programming and urban research. Anjuli holds an MSc in Urban Planning from Oxford Brookes University and a BA in Human Geography from the University of British Columbia.
An experienced community builder and event coordinator, Elena is excited about art that facilitates deeper connections between people and places. She has a background in writing about art and organizing exhibitions, and holds a BFA in Photography from Ryerson University.
With a background in arts and culture policy, Philippa is passionate about improving public spaces and promoting public art. Philippa holds a Master of Public Administration from Queen’s University and a BA in Urban Studies from the University of Toronto.
A contemporary mural artist, bridging a fine art background and street art influences, Stephanie is a champion of social innovation and all things inclusive. From supporting large-scale public art projects to community capacity building initiatives, Stephanie is humbled to serve the public in order to progress a spectrum of unity and colour.
With a background in economic and community development, Dominic is passionate about local stakeholders being actively involved in the development of public spaces. He believes that inspiring and engaging communities through art can achieve this. He holds a BSc in Political Science from the University of West Indies.
Board of Directors
ARTIST ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Artist, Illustrator & OCAD University Instructor
Acting Curator of Public Art for the City of Mississauga
Emily May Rose
Artist & Northern Contemporary Gallery Owner
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery Curator
Artist & Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival Coordinator
Art Dealer & Project Gallery Owner
Artist & Ryerson University Instructor
Waterfront Toronto Public Art Program Manager