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“We couldn’t possibly know all the artists in our community, but Network Connector has been an invaluable tool for us to recommend artists in or just beyond our orbit!”

– Sean Lee, curator at Tangled Art + Disability

Nobody should have to hide who they are to access opportunities in the arts.

Network Connector is an online community for Deaf and disabled artists and their friends and family to discover community and connect with other like minded creatives.

Perks of being on Network Connector.

  • Be the first to know about accessible opportunities.
  • Post information about projects you’re working on and meet other creatives in our Slack community.
  • Expand your network and get discovered by artists, producers, curators who want to work with you!

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Megan Suggitt (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Megan identifies as an individual with a learning disability, and is the business owner of Beautiful Minds which empowers youth with learning disabilities to "see their ability". She has a BA in Dis ...

Clayton Baraniuk (he/him)

Canada - British Columbia

Clayton (he/him) is a theatre producer, arts administrator, Relaxed Performance and access consultant and coordinator. He trained with Include Arts (UK), British Council Canada’s Access Activator Prog ...

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 ...

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 ...

seeley quest (sie/hir)

Canada - Quebec

seeley quest is a trans environmentalist, working in literary and body-based composition, curation and facilitation. Sie presented in the San Francisco Bay Area 2001-14, including with Sins Invalid 20 ...

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 ...

Megan Wilk (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Megan is an arts worker and artist who works primarily from home with non-profits as well as other artists and arts groups with a focus and specialization on accessibility and advocacy, operations and ...

Patricia Allison (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Patricia is a Toronto based choreographer, filmmaker, educator, performer, and theatre creator. She is 1/5th of the Shakespeare in the Ruff Leadership Collective. In 2018 she co-won a Dora Award for ...

Cara Spooner (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Cara Spooner is a choreographer, caregiver and caretaker. Her performance work has been presented nationally and her Audience Handbook has been translated and printed internationally. She previously w ...

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 ...

Heather Caplap (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Heather Caplap (she/her) is a disabled queer arts manager and curator with a passion for creative access in the arts. Her practice focuses on fostering lasting community connection by creating spaces ...

Tracy Tidgwell

Tracy Tidgwell is an interdisciplinary artist and producer who works in the folds of process, connection, and the body. Tracy’s work spans movement, performance, writing, photography, video, radical h ...

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 ...

Mandy Rushton (she/her)

Canada - British Columbia

Leading Lady Mandy Rushton is a mover and shaker that loves to connect ideas, experiences and people. An exciting and engaging vocalist born and raised in BC she is a graduate of the Canadian College ...

Laura Kay Keeling (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Laura Kay Keeling (she/her/they) is a self-taught, visual artist with ADHD whose work encompasses analog photography/video, collage and installation-based projects. Her artwork explores how we form co ...

Kirsi (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Kirsi (she/her) is a sick, mad and disabled writer and arts administrator who loves growing inclusive and collaborative teams and community spaces. As an arts nonprofit professional, she specializes ...

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 ...

Alexandra Hickox (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Alexandra Hickox (she/her) is a Deaf emerging artist. Alexandra graduated from OCADUniversity, with a Bachelor of Fine Art in photography and a minor in integrated media. In 2019 was awarded her Maste ...

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 ...

Rachel Marks (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Rachel works as a Relaxed Performance & Processes and Disability Access Consultant, working with companies like the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Soulpepper Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, and the Nationa ...

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 ...

Sandra Caballero

USA

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

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 ...

Vee CR (they/them)

Canada - British Columbia

Hi, my name is Vincent Bianca Aleksandria Chorabik-Ratchford, but you can call me Vee CR for short. I use they/them pronouns and identify as non-binary and (dis)abled. I am an artist, writer, and ed ...

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 ...

Wy Joung Kou (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Wy Joung Kou is an interdisciplinary artist based in Toronto (Treaty 13 Territory) with a practice rooted in frameworks of disability justice. Their body of work spans mosaic, poetry, sound, movement, ...

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 ...

Roxanne (Roxy) Riess (she/her, they/them)

Canada - Ontario

I am Southeast Asian-European-North American (meaning my German-Venezuelan Father and Filipino-Chinese Mother immigrated to North America and my siblings and I were born in Ontario, Canada). 16 years ...

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 ...

Ariel Martz-Oberlander (she/her)

Canada - British Columbia

Ariel Martz-Oberlander is a theatre artist, writer, producer and teacher on occupied Coast Salish Territories with a background in community theatre and climate justice organizing. Her practice often ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Anna Camilleri (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Anna Camilleri has been working with performance, image, and text for over 25 years. An interdisciplinary theatre artist and designer, her tactile and sculptural works are primarily expressed through ...

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 ...

Shanna Cheng (she/her)

Canada - British Columbia

Shanna Cheng is a Hard of Hearing printmaker and curator. She endeavors to collaborate with marginalized artists in the creation of inclusive exhibitions and public programming. Shanna obtained her BF ...

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 ...

Hilary Hlagy (they/them)

Canada - Nova Scotia

Heli is a fat queer nonbinary artist currently living and practicing in the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. Their practice centres around the ideas and emotions exchanged betwee ...

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 ...

Meek (he/him, it/its)

Canada - Ontario

Fat, trans, and mad. Meek is a dancer, instructor, producer and director with a long winding history in production. He creates and participates in immersive and provoking art that comes from personal ...

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 ...

Susana Meza (she/her, they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Susana Meza (she/they) is a Venezuelan multidisciplinary artist based in Toronto who creates hand-crafted sculptures, textiles, drawings, and paintings that help the artist cope with the world around ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Leanne G Foucault (she/her)

Canada - New Brunswick

I'm a painter who is neurodiverse and suffers from many ailments. I use my art to help me cope. Colors brighten my day and I hope it can do the same for others.

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 ...

Michele Dickson (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

I am a disabled artist who is trying to heal from lifelong abuse issues through making mixed media art in many forms and that includes visual art, installation, poetry and prose.

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 ...

Katie Wackett (she/her)

Canada - Alberta

Katie Wackett is a multidisciplinary artist and film programmer based in Calgary, Alberta. She holds a Master’s degree in Cinema Studies from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hon ...

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 ...

Gabby Da Silva (she/her)

Canada - Saskatchewan

Gabby Da Silva is an emerging (dis)abled artist fascinated with the collaboration between digital and physical mediums. Within a conceptual approach, she makes work that deals with the documentation o ...

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 ...

Janice Tsui (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

Janice Tsui is a multidisciplinary artist and educator dabbling in dance, music, and visual art.

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.

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 ...

Jen Roy (they/she)

Canada - Ontario

Jen Roy (they/she) is a multiply disabled, queer and trans wheelchair dancer, multidisciplinary artist, and community worker. They work in the overlaps of dance, circus, disability consulting, and mob ...

Kitty Rode (they/them)

Canada - Ontario

I am an agender & queer, South Asian artist who is passionate about community building and all things design. I'm also a lifelong student of anti-oppression work, creating safer spaces and design for ...

Jules Sherred (he/him)

Canada - British Columbia

With a keen eye and attention to detail along with the philosophy that food should evoke the trifecta of memory, emotion, and hunger in people, Jules Sherred is an unparalleled emerging talent in the ...

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 ...

Andrew Heule (he/him)

Canada - Ontario

Drummer Educator Beatmaker Butt wiggler Limb-Different + RBK Amputee Bionic Being Lefty weirdo

Melissa B.K. (she/her)

Canada - Ontario

I am a professional digital artist, that has created graphic and website design, logos, concept art and more over the last 20 years. I also work with polymer clay and recently interested in starting u ...

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 ...

Steven T. Licardi (he/him)

USA

Steven T. Licardi is an Autistic social worker, spoken word poet, and performance activist working at the intersections of art and social policy. He travels domestically and internationally using the ...

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. She recently attained her Masters of Health Systems Leadership & Administration from the University of Toronto ...

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 ...

Julie Nowak (she/her, they/them)

Canada - Ontario

Julie Nowak (M.Ed.) is an educator, activist, consultant, and soon-to-be podcaster based near Tkaronto (known as Toronto, Canada). With a background in education, community development, public health, ...

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 ...

Veronique West (she/her, they/them)

Canada - British Columbia

Veronique West is a non-binary artist, facilitator, and peer mental health advocate of Polish descent, based on the occupied and unsurrendered lands the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Carly Neis (she/her)

Canada - Alberta

Carly (she/her) is a disabled Edmonton-based actor, playwright, and arts advocate with Cerebral Palsy. A graduate of MacEwan University's Arts and Cultural Management program. Carly also works as a di ...

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 ...

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 ...