Community Workshops, Projects and Activations
2023 Poetry inPrint: Mackenzie House. Themed around story-telling and placemaking, 10 youth poets reflect
on the various legacies of Mackenzie House (Toronto) where they also typeset and printed their poems. Poems were
bound into an anthology. Mini Free Libraries set up at Mackenzie House (March) and inPrint Studio. In partnership
Jacqueline Valencia, featuring Natalie "Rare" Chattargoon, Noor Gouda, Daej Hamilton, Tia Julien, Carvela Lee, Alexis
Mael Miller, Furqan Mohamed, Jimena Yengle and Nataly Zebian. Online exhibition, poetry projection at College Park
(Feb 24), mini free libraries, and screenings/youtube video of behind the scenes. Funded by the OAC and TAC. Started in 2022.
Wayzgoose Anthology Signature Contribution. Grimsby, On.
2022 Wayzgoose Anthology Signature Contribution and Print demo. Part of the Annual Wayzgoose Festival. Grimsby, On.
2021 Poetry inPrint: In the Streets. Themed around public safety, local poets wrote on the topic of public safety from an anti- oppressive lens, which were then silkscreened temporarily in glow in the dark ink on sidewalks in Etobicoke. In the Streets is a City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot SPARK Project, in partnership with Arts Etobicoke and supported by Speedball Art Products. Featured poets: Jacqueline Valencia (mentor), Gloria O'koye, Jadyn Hardie-Bardy, Bijal Projapati, Alexandria McDonough, S. Rupsha Mitra, and Juliet Jones-Rodney. Public art project (sidewalks and mural), online exhibition and youtube video.
2020 Indie Lit Symposium, Meet the Presses. Panelists for "Small Press and the Craft of Bookmaking". Nov 29th. Toronto/Online.
Feminist Art Festival, Feminist Art Collective (FAC). In-Kind Sponsorship of conference-inspired totebags. OCADU, Toronto.
Wayzgoose Signature Contribution and Online Festival. Online.
2019 Poetry inPrint Residency. Six month collaboration between artists and poets to produce bookworks with a feminist and decolonial lens. 16 artists participated, with support from TAC, OAC and Speedball Arts. inPrint Studio, Toronto.
Featured artists: Catherine Tammaro, Jennifer Chin, Shirley Mpagi, Maaike Bouhuyzen-Wenger, Maureen Da Silva, Angela Fedele, Shannon Moynagh, Amye St John. Featured Poets: Jacqueline Valencia, Andrea Thompson, Leah Sandals, Dominique Russell, Arma Malik, Vanessa Vigneswaramoorthy, Elyse Friedman, Bijal Prajapati
Canada Day Celebrations. Silkscreen and relief postcards. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.
Summer Solstice. Silkscreen and relief postcards. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.
2018 Open Studio for Culture Days. Silkscreen demos. inPrint Studio, Toronto.
Worn With Pride Exhibition. Opening reception flag activation for Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.
Taste of Lawrence (Scarborough). Silkscreen and relief demonstrations for the Cultural Hotspot, Toronto.
The Inter-Museum Print Exchange: Scarborough Museum. In collaboration with First Story,Catherine Tammaro and Toronto Heritage Sites. Conclusion of program series with support of TAC, OAC, The Japanese Paper Place and Speedball Art Products, Toronto.
The Inter-Museum Print Exchange: Montgomery's Inn. In collaboration with First Story, Catherine Tammaro and Toronto Heritage Sites. Montgomery's Inn, Toronto.
2017 Salon d'inPrint II. Culture Days Salon, inPrint headquarters, Toronto.
The Inter-Museum Print Exchange: Todmorden Mills. A City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot SPARK project in
collaboration with First Story Toronto and Catherine Tammaro. Todmorden Mills, Toronto.
My City My Six Silkscreen Workshops. Cultural Hotspot, East End Arts, Toronto.
Multicultural Day and Canada Day Activations. Scarborough Museum, Toronto.
Cultural Hotspots Launch. East York Civic Centre, Toronto.
ROM For the Holidays: Family Festival Holiday Prints. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto.
2016 The Printerly Forest: An Ode to Printmaking. Culture Days @ The Library, Dawes Road Library, Toronto.
Montgomery’s Inn Corn Roast Celebration. Montgomery’s Inn, Toronto.
The InterMuseum Print Exchange: Gibson House. A City of Toronto Cultural Hotspot SPARK project in collaboration with First Story and Catherine Tammaro. Gibson House Museum, Toronto.
Artist Residency at the Scarborough Historical Museum,Toronto. Year round workshops and activations at events including: Canada Day Celebrations, Multicultural Day, Ribfest, Public Art-Making Workshops and Culture Days
Community Print Pop-Up Shop. Linsmore Tavern, Toronto
2015 Artist Residency at the Montgomery’s Inn Museum,Toronto. Year round workshops and activations at events including: Public printmaking workshops, Get INNside: Winter Market Launch, Annual Corn Roast, 40th
Anniversary Celebration and Farmer’s Markets, Doors Open
Artist Residency at the Scarborough Historical Museum,Toronto. Year round workshops and activations at events including: Pan-Am Arts Relay, Canada Day Celebrations, Destination Canada
Silkscreen Demo at Pan-Am Torch Relay Event. Assembly Hall, Toronto.
2014 Culture Days at the Museum. The Scarborough Museum, Toronto.
Culture Days Artist Market. RATIO, Toronto.
Scarborough Fever: Set Design Workshops. The Scarborough Museum, Scarborough.
Dare to Create (Cultural Hotspots East Launch) Conference. Cedar Ridge Creative Centre. Toronto.
2013 Culture Days Historic Tour and Print Demo. The Scarborough Museum, Toronto.
2012 Nuit Blanche - Exquisite Multiple. Graven Feather Studio and Gallery. Toronto.
2011 Culture Days Bookbinding Bee! Dufferin/St. Clair Library. Toronto.
2010 Culture Days Print-In Art Demo and Show. Fire on the Eastside. Toronto.
Summer Artist Talk Series. Three artist talks featuring Maaike Bouhujzen-Wenger, Leah Harrison, and Noelle Wharton- Ayer. Alternative Grounds, Toronto.