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VIBE Arts’ Annual Artist and Volunteer Appreciation Party

It was a wonderful time to spend with the talented artists that work hard to make our programs of high quality  for the children and  youth and the caring people that incorporate volunteering into their busy schedules. We celebrated the evening with food, drinks, music, fun, and warm conversations among a collective of wonderful … Read more

Get Involved! Be Creative! Learn New Skills!

Get Involved! Be Creative! Learn New Skills! Calling all First Nations, Metis and Inuit youth! VIBE Arts is looking for an Emerging Indigenous Artist to work on a summer mural project under the guidance of a professional artist. Arts Assistant -­ Bendale Acres Intergenerational Community Mural Project: 1 position available Location: Bendale Acres Long Term … Read more

Press Release: Annual youth-led arts festival returns for its 8th year with renewed vision.

FROM: VIBE ARTS, 401 Richmond Street W., Suite 230, Toronto Ontario, M5V 3A8 For more information please call: Deneille Balkissoon, 416-929-9314, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: VIBE Arts Fest – Annual youth-led arts festival returns for its 8th year with renewed vision. TORONTO, ON (June 8-11, 2016) — VIBE Arts Fest is a free, four-day Youth-Led … Read more

Thinking Outside the Box with Mud Graffiti

By Erin Glover For two consecutive spring weekends in early May, VIBE Arts was the artful inhabitant of a shipping container at Evergreen Brickworks, engaging hundreds of children, families and visitors in creative play. The container, titled the ‘Think Outside Box’, is positioned as a temporary outdoor art installation at the Brickworks for the spring … Read more

Chalk it Up! Cultural Hotspot North York

By Susie Whaley In celebration of the North York Community and its creativity, we took part in the Cultural Hotspot Launch at the Aga Khan Museum on May 11, 2016 with an interactive and inter-generational chalk drawing activity.  To further engage children and youth we are offering chalk programs this spring in North York at … Read more

Elia Middle School Lunchroom Transformation Mural

In winter 2016 VIBE Arts worked with grade 6 students from Elia Middle School to create a lunchroom mural focused on healthy living. The programme was funded by Great-West Life Assurance Company based in Winnipeg and supported by our community partner Be Good the Queen street location. This video was created to thank Be Good … Read more

Artist Residency at the 12th Division Police Station

Moises Frank aka Luvsumone, Platform A 2015-2016 micro-grant winner, held his artist residency at the 12th Division Police Station, which created a lot of buzz in the Weston Mount Dennis community. CBC radio was so intrigued by Moises’s artistry they interviewed him. Check out Moises telling his story here.

Earth Day Portraits- Artist Residency at Toronto Botanical Gardens

On April 23rd at the Toronto Botanical Gardens, emerging artists Jenina Escalante (a painter) and Anthony Gebrehiwot (a photographer) participated in an artist residency to commemorate Earth Day. It was the first time the artists worked together, so there was a lot of excitement and creativity in the air.  The art collaboration involved 3 models that Jenina painted on, while Anthony photographed the models interacting with the natural environment.