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Rana El Kadi (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Rana is a community-based researcher with a PhD in Music (Ethnomusicology) and a passion for the arts. She is particularly interested in applying arts-based, imaginative, and participatory design meth ...

Jason Herterich (he/him)

Canada - Ontario

Jason Herterich is a chronically ill and disabled podcast producer residing in Toronto, Canada. He is the host and creator of Discomfort Zone, a podcast featuring narrative-driven stories on chronic i ...

Erika Lincoln (she/her)

Canada - Manitoba

Erika Lincoln artist based in Winnipeg, Canada. Over the past 20 years she has exhibited in galleries, media art festivals, and museums in North America, Europe, and Australia. She has been awarded nu ...

Laurie Landry (she/her)

Canada - British Columbia

Laurie M Landry attended Wells’ Island Mountain School for the Arts in the late 1970s, and completed the Emily Carr University of Art & Design’s Fine Arts Techniques program in 2008. She has since co ...

Carmen Lee (she/her)

Canada - British Columbia

Hello, my name is Carmen and I'm joining from BC, Canada. I am no artist but am committed to living a life full of creativity and I also work with university students with developmental disabilities. ...

Nathan Sartore (he/him)

Canada - Ontario

NATHAN SARTORE (he/him) is a queer and disabled theatre artist who is dedicated to bringing inclusion to all arts spaces. In 2020, Nathan started a YouTube channel with his partner, dedicated to norma ...

Rebecca Singh (she/her, they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Rebecca is an accomplished audio describer and seasoned performer. In 2020 she founded Superior Description Services where she writes and voices image descriptions for art, creates (extended) describe ...

Ophira Calof (she/they)

Canada - Ontario

Ophira Calof is a multi-award-winning Disabled writer, performer, and producer. Her work weaves together music, comedy, and storytelling, centring disability and chronic illness experience, working to ...

Amelia Kraemer (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

I am a mixed media encaustic painter from rural Ontario. I am diagnosed Bipolar II with General Anxiety and PTSD. My work is a response to my life situations.

Joe Jack & John (she/her, he/him, they/them)

Canada - Quebec

Joe Jack & John is a theatre company that produces original, bilingual, multidisciplinary shows combining video, dance, and the spoken word. Our artistic approach is deeply humanistic and inclusive; o ...

Alyse Tunnell (she/her ~ they/them)

Canada - Quebec

Alyse Tunnell is an accessibility advocate and writer currently working as a freelance content creator and accessibility consultant. Recently, Alyse was awarded a spot in the Art Volt’s Mentorship pro ...

Mari "Dev" Ramsawakh (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Mari "Dev" Ramsawakh is a disabled, non-binary and Indo-Caribbean-Canadian multidisciplinary artist and storyteller. Born to Guyanese and Trinidadian parents, they were born and raised in the suburbs ...

Matteo Esposito

Canada - Ontario

Matteo Esposito has been wanting to write, produce and direct a play all his life...and he finally got his chance. His first play, Will You Be My Valentine, was staged at two places in the region of H ...

Aislinn Thomas (she/they)

Canada - Nova Scotia

Aislinn Thomas is an interdisciplinary artist.  Her work responds to everyday experiences and relationships, creating projects that range from poignant to absurd, at times straddling both.  She gratef ...

Carrie Perreault (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Working primarily in sculpture and performance, Carrie Perreault employs a wide range of elements, including asphalt, concrete, drywall, plaster, rubber and other ordinary materials in her practice. I ...

Kyra Newton (she/her)

Canada - Alberta

Blissful Dance is a a new dance company in Calgary, Alberta. We emerged out of the dire need for accessible digital programming created for people with different needs. We are currently creating 10, 2 ...

Sandra Caballero

USA

I’m a deaf mom of 3 kids. I have a website SoCalDeafMom.com I love to share products reviews.

Debbie Patterson (she/her)

Canada - Manitoba

Debbie Patterson is a playwright, director and actor. Trained at the National Theatre School of Canada, she is a founder of Shakespeare in the Ruins (SIR), served as Artistic Director for Popular Thea ...

Samir Knego (he/him)

USA

Samir Knego lives, writes, and occasionally paints in North Carolina, USA with a bright green wheelchair and a little black dog. He's the Life editor for dubble, an online publication focused on work ...

Alexis Bulman (she/her)

Canada - Prince Edward Island

Alexis Bulman is a multidisciplinary artist with a studio practice based in Prince Edward Island. Throughout her practice she assumes the role of a facilitator, collaborator, researcher and builder of ...

Incendiary Sweet (she/her)

Canada - British Columbia

Incendiary Sweet is Victoria Feige, an indie rock emerging singer/songwriter. Her music is a mix of Metric meets Jack Johnson. She is a world champion in adaptive surfing and competes for Team Canada. ...

David Bobier (he, him, his)

Canada - Ontario

David Bobier is a hard of hearing and disabled media artist whose creative practice is researching and developing vibrotactile technology as a creative medium. This work led to his establishment in 20 ...

Jenel Shaw (she/her)

Canada - Manitoba

Jenel Shaw is a self-taught visual artist. Her artistic focus is learning new ways to craft and explore artistic expression. Jenel graduated with her masters in Disability Studies from the University ...

Ali Aird (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

I am a mad-identified research and writing consultant with a commitment to celebrating the ways of knowing and being in the world that have historically been discredited and dismissed. My personal art ...

David Roche (i prefer to be pronoun-free)

Canada - British Columbia

Solo performer, humorist, published author, poet, actor on legit stage and in film, storyteller, keynote speaker, dancer, all over the English speaking world. Born with significant facial difference. ...

Susan Aydan Abbott (she/her)

Canada - Manitoba

Winnipeg artist Abbott creates deeply personal works using photography, sculpture,film and installations which speak to memory, resilience, trauma violence and survival. Using silicone casts of her bo ...

Lindsay Fisher (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Lindsay is a multi-disciplinary artist, curator, and producer working in the arts and not-for-profit sector. Lindsay devotes most of her time exploring creative ways that accessibility aesthetics impa ...

A. Laura Brody (she/her)

USA

Laura Brody sculpts for the human body and its vehicles. She developed and curates Opulent Mobility, a series of exhibits that re-imagine disability as opulent and powerful. Her art has been shown at ...

Salima Punjani (she/her)

Canada - Quebec

Salima Punjani is an Access Activator, M.S.W and Multisensory Artist based in Montreal, Canada. She is particularly interested in how biological data can be transformed to create artful experiences of ...

Kyle Sipkens (he/him)

Canada - Ontario

Kyle’s a professional street performer, actor, and award-winning entrepreneur building up people and communities. Kyle was also the first OUT LGTBQ+ Busker on North America’s busker festival circuit t ...

adam cohoon (he/him, name: adam / arc23)

Canada - Ontario

Adam has operated as an independent Artist and Disability Advocate since 2003, where his work has included blogging, photography, filmmaking, and public speaking. He has presented his film work at the ...

Caspian Turner (he/him)

United Kingdom

Caspian has worked in arts and technology for over a decade and has worked with hundreds of arts and cultural organisations in Europe, North America and Australia. Before starting Accessible by Desig ...

Ysabelle Vautour (she/her)

Canada - New Brunswick

Acadian artist and art teacher Ysabelle Vautour started out working in the mental health and disability support sector. She began painting two years ago when she decided to paint and create art every ...

Shannon Taylor-Jones (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Shannon Taylor-Jones is an emerging artist working in Toronto and London, Ontario. She obtained a BFA with a major in Drawing and Painting from OCAD University in 2016, and a post-graduate certificate ...

Kat Germain

Canada - OntarioCanada - Nova Scotia

Kat Germain is an Audio Describer and Relaxed Spaces Specialist, providing accessibility, consultation and teaching services in both live and recorded contexts. Her work is grounded in Disability Just ...

Aaron (Erin) Kursietis (he/him)

Canada - Ontario

Aaron Kursietis is a craftsman and fine woodworker based in Ontario. Having studied fine art in Vancouver, and Montreal and cabinet making in Toronto, Aaron spends his time between custom furniture de ...

Emily Cook (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Emily Cook is a visual artist, arts educator, and curator. She is Education and Accessibility Programs Director at Critical Distance Centre for Curators. Her curatorial focus is on Crip and Accessible ...

Collette Radau (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Collette Radau is an Alberta-born, Toronto-based emerging theatre artist whose focus is on new play development and devised works. She is a graduate of Red Deer College’s Theatre Performance & Creatio ...

Valentin Brown (he/him)

Canada - Ontario

Using mixed media images, tactile sculpture, and audio narrative, Valentin Brown pieces together an ongoing mythology of monsters that reframes his experience of Madness with awe, humour, and hope—and ...

Emily Gillespie (she/her/they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Emily Gillespie is an author, disability activist and daydreamer. She has an MA in Disability Studies. Dancing with Ghosts is her first novel. She is working on her second grand funded novel. She also ...

Hanna Sheehan (she/her, they/them)

USA

My name is Hanna Sheehan. I'm a queer and legally blind artist and writer based in the New York City Metropolitan area. My goal is to learn, grow, create and connect with meet like-minded folks in the ...

Nancy MacDonald (she/her)

Canada - Nova Scotia

I am a white 53 year old female. I was recently diagnosed with a chronic illness and am new to identifying as disabled. After studying painting and photography at the Nova Scotia College of Art and ...

Emily Maxwell (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

I’m a queer and disabled artist based in Toronto, fighting for disability justice.

Jody Chan (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Jody Chan (they/them) is a writer, drummer, organizer, and therapist based in Toronto. They are the author of haunt (Damaged Goods Press), all our futures (PANK), and sick, winner of the 2018 St. Lawr ...

Claudette Abrams

Canada - Ontario

Claudette Abrams is a multi-media artist, curator, art advisor and art educator. She produces international exhibitions for both public and private arts organizations. She has served on juries for pub ...

Faye Harnest (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Faye Harnest is an artist living in Toronto. Since her brain injury five years ago, disability and mental health has become the subject of her work.

Alex Masse (she/her, they/them)

Canada - British Columbia

Alex Masse, AKA Fairything, is a 20-year-old writer and musician residing in what is colonially known as Surrey, BC. They’re a poet, songwriter, omnichordist, and more. The arts are a longtime love of ...

SK Sabada (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

SK Sabada is a mad white disabled queer non-binary PhD student and artist who works in the areas of film, performance art and alternate reality gaming. They are highly interested in exploring social m ...

Torey Urquhart (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Torey Urquhart is a disabled, neurodiverse, queer actor, director, writer and producer for theatre and film. She is also the Artistic Director of the Spur-Of-The-Moment Shakespeare Collective that run ...

Shay Erlich (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Shay Erlich is a hard of hearing, multiply disabled, and genderqueer child and youth care practitioner, accessibility consultant and artist. Shay holds a MA degree in Child and Youth Care from Ryerson ...

Sara Williston (she/her, they/them)

Canada - Ontario

I am an emerging artist who struggles with mental health. I am on disability and want to network so I can learn how to build my brand, inspire others, and eventually be self sufficient financially.

Timothy Keslick (he/him)

Canada - Ontario

Timothy is an ASL-English interpreter who works in Toronto, Ontario. Before completing the ASL-English interpreting program, Timothy completed a Bachelor's Degree in History and Linguistics. At the sa ...

Lisa Anita Wegner (i identify as lisa)

Canada - Ontario

Lisa Anita Wegner is a filmmaker, performer, curator, producer and instructor at the haus of dada. Lisa is the creative producer of Mighty Brave Productions, a small award-winning multi-media producti ...

Sarah Heussaff (she/her)

Canada - Quebec

Sarah Heussaff is a neurodiverse doctoral student based in Montréal, Québec, Canada (UQAM). She is a master’s graduate in Exhibition Arts and Professions (curating programm- MAE) from the Department o ...

freygl gertsovski (fae/faer)

Canada - Ontario

freygl is a queer, nonbinary multiply crip/mad, white, first-generation immigrant-settler, Ashkenazy Jewitch whose people are from present-day Moldova. fae is a writer, multi-disciplinary artist, craf ...

Kristine Maitland (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Kristine Maitland is a presenter, public/guest speaker, performer and workshop facilitator . She is also a researcher and freelance writer who covers a variety of areas including issues involving ment ...

Christine Wu

Canada - Ontario

Christine Wu is a Hong Kong-born filmmaker and cultural worker living on Williams Treaties territory (Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario, Canada). She creates from a place of self-compassion, reflecting ...

Victoria Lacey (she / her)

Canada - Ontario

I am a determined and energetic self-starter with a unique passion for making the arts accessible and inclusive for all. As a recent graduate of Ryerson’s Creative Industries program with a minor in D ...

Samantha Jackson (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Samantha Jackson is a documentary and editorial photographer currently living and working in Toronto, Ontario after growing up in Vancouver, BC. While currently working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts ...

Landon Krentz

Canada - Alberta

Landon Krentz is a bilaterally profoundly Deaf artist who is completely bilingual in American Sign Language (ASL) and English. As a Deaf artist, Landon brings a unique perspective to the roles of Dire ...

Heidi Gulka (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

I am a graduate student at McMaster University leading a study exploring the experiences of actors with disabilities in the Canadian film and television industry.

Jen Roy

Canada - Ontario

Jen Roy is a wheelchair dancer and performance artist. They co-founded the Cyborg Circus Project with Shay Erlich in 2018. The Cyborg Circus Project has performed original dance work both locally and ...

Troy Lindstrom (he/him)

Canada - British Columbia

Troy Lindstrom is a visual artist based in Prince George, BC whose practice is primarily focused on digital art and illustration. Living with a disability and chronic pain his entire adult life, Linds ...

Christina MacLellan (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

My name is Christina MacLellan and I recently graduated from OCADU in their drawing and painting program. It took me eight years to earn the degree because of substantial mental illness issues that le ...

Kelsie Acton (she/her)

United KingdomCanada

Kelsie Acton is a neurodivergent access consultant, researcher and choreographer. She is currently the Inclusive Practice Manager at Battersea Arts Centre, the world's first Relaxed Venue. Her PhD res ...

Amethyst Barron (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Amethyst Barron is a nervous wreck who sometimes thinks of something funny. They are a non-binary, queer, mad and disabled comic, writer, and producer. They view comedy are a transformative experience ...

Hannah Bullock (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Hannah Bullock is an artist and writer based in Tkaronto, Ontario. Hannah graduated from the printmaking program at OCAD University in 2018, and is currently pursuing her Master’s of Fine Arts at York ...

Gloria C Swain (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Gloria C Swain is a MAD multidisciplinary artist/curator, disability writer, photographer, performer and social justice advocate/activist.

Amy Elizabeth ( A.E.) Hansen (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Focusing on the individual & temporal nature of humanity’s physical evidence of existence, in this dynamically expanding information populous, while challenging my constant role as a disabled artist & ...

Cathy Gordon (she/her, they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Cathy Gordon is an artist, curator and producer, currently working at Luminato Festival Toronto. Previously, a contract producer with Luminato, she became Festival and Community Engagement Manager in ...

Olivia Brouwer (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Olivia Brouwer is an award winning emerging artist from Hamilton, Ontario. In 2016, she graduated from the Art and Art History joint program, specializing in painting and printmaking, at the Universit ...

Emily Schooley (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Emily Schooley is an award-winning actor and emerging filmmaker whose multi-disciplinary foundation informs her overall practice. She is the founder of Laughing Cat Productions, a Toronto-based compan ...

Ryookyung Kim (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Ryookyung Kim is a Tkaronto-based, interdisciplinary artist with a focus in visual storytelling through abstract illustration, zines, and ceramics. Through a queer, racial, and non-binary lens, their ...

Andrew McEwan (he/him)

Canada - Ontario

I am a PhD student and post-secondary instructor in the Niagara region. My academic and writing focus is on literature and self-representations of mental disability (used to include Madness, neurodive ...

Pree Rehal (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Pree (they/them) is an artist educator currently based in Tkaronto, originally from Tiohtià:ke. They're a child of immigrant settlers from Punjab. Pree's work centres centres their identity as a queer ...

Kaia Arrow (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

! I'm a sick and disabled first-generation Canadian-born Filipina. I write about the biopolitics and narratives of chronic illness.

Philiz Goh (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Philiz Goh is a certified oncology registered nurse who cares for breast cancer patients. In 2015, she suffered a brain injury that caused her to have a few accessibility needs. During Philiz’s spare ...

Malicious Sheep (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Malicious Sheep is a disabled, non-binary, queer, multidisciplinary artist, photographer and vocalist from rural Simcoe County, ON, Canada. They are self-taught in many mediums including, but not limi ...

Stephanie Lines-Toohill (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Stephanie Lines-Toohill is founder of Sparrow’s Nest Makerspace, TUTU Youth Textile Arts and is a Community PSW. She loves to wander in forests and make things from found objects. She has been leading ...

Samantha Machado (she/her)

Canada - Nova Scotia

Samantha Machado is a writer and emerging theatre creator originally from Winnipeg, currently living in Halifax. Her short plays have been featured at the National New Market 10-Minute Play Festival. ...

Christeen Salik (she/they)

Canada - Ontario

Christeen Salik (she/they) is a queer Pakistani-Canadian art-ivist, mindfulness facilitator, and Founder & Creative Director of Healing Hearts Through Art (h2art). Through combining art, mindfulness, ...

Texta Queen (they/them)

so-called Australia

TextaQueen has been widely and wildly showing their fibre-tip marker and other decolonial creations for over two decades, from beloved bedroom shrines to worshipped white walls. Through collaborative ...

Sean Lee (he/him, they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Sean Lee is an artist and curator exploring the notion of disability art and accessibility as the last avant-garde. His methodology reframes embodied difference as a means to resist traditional aesthe ...

Rant Casey (they/them)

USA

Photographer, model, stitcher, stick n poker, stylist - I do a little bit of everything. I have fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and suspected ADHD, so I appreciate and want to work with other disabled ...

Christiana Myers

Canada - New Brunswick

Christiana Myers is a curator, writer, museum educator, and artist living in Menagoesg/Saint John, New Brunswick. She holds a BFA from Mount Allison University and a MLitt Curatorial Practice from the ...

Megan Bent (she/her)

USA

Megan Bent is a New England based artist and teaching artist. She received her MFA and Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in 2012. She received her BFA ...

Margaret Fink (she/her)

USA

I'm the Director at a disability cultural center, and we want to lift up and support Deaf & disabled arts and culture makers. Our capacity is definitely limited, but we'd love to be in community with ...

Sage Lovell

Canada - Ontario

Sage Lovell is a Deaf queer nonbinary genderfluid femme artist who likes to work their magic, using different art mediums to shift perspectives and spaces. Most notable recent works include “Creative ...

Jennifer Hicks (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

I am a creative dance instructor sharing seated and standing virtual movement experiences. I practice the HAES (health at every size) philosophy and compassionately welcome people with varying physica ...

Aminder Virdee (she/her)

United Kingdom

Aminder Virdee is a British South Asian artist, writer, activist, lived experience and qualified access consultant, and a Trustee at UK’s leading disability-led live music accessibility organisation A ...

Alexia Vassos (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Alexia Vassos is an actor, writer and voice over artist currently based outside the GTA. A graduate from the Theatre and Drama Studies joint program between the University of Toronto Mississauga and S ...

Connor Yuzwenko-Martin (he/him)

Canada - Alberta

Connor has nurtured a lifelong passion for theatre and accessibility, which led him to Public Relations as a channel to elevate his advocacy for the Deaf community and other marginalized groups. He cu ...