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Press Release: VIBE Arts, in partnership with TO Live, presents NExT: The Future of Art Exhibition 2.0

“The best part of NExT is the intentional programming and linked mentorship with established Black creatives. I never had this opportunity when I entered the arts community. Also, the final exhibition is key to take up spaces where we are excluded from and give voice to upcoming generation of artists” – NExT II Mentor March … Read more

Paul Ohonsi | VIBE Spotlight

On this VIBE Spotlight, we’re shining a light on filmmaker Paul Ohonsi. Paul is a part of the first cohort of NExT, VIBE’s Black Youth Mentorship Program made possible by @cdnheritage’s CSMARI program.  VIBE: Is there anything you are currently working on that you would like to share? Paul: I am currently working on a … Read more

Paul Daniel Torres | VIBE Spotlight

This is VIBE Spotlight: a weekly series that celebrates and shines a light on VIBE Arts’ roster of talented artists. Each Monday, our Instagram and website feature a different VIBE Artist and provide a look into their craft. Stay tuned and get to know the diverse talent that makes up our organization and community with … Read more

Meet Our Supporters: PATTISON Outdoor

Being a successful charity relies on strong partners and champions who share resources to make your mission possible. We are so lucky at VIBE to have supporters who have stood the test of time and provided us with amazing opportunities to make an impact on our participants and the communities we serve. We will be … Read more

Desiree Mckenzie | VIBE Spotlight

This is VIBE Spotlight: a weekly series that celebrates and shines a light on VIBE Arts’ roster of talented artists. Each Monday, our Instagram and website feature a different VIBE Artist and provide a look into their craft. Stay tuned and get to know the diverse talent that makes up our organization and community with … Read more

Tristan Sauer | VIBE Spotlight

This is VIBE Spotlight: a weekly series that celebrates and shines a light on VIBE Arts’ roster of talented artists. Each Monday, our Instagram and website feature a different VIBE Artist and provide a look into their craft. Stay tuned and get to know the diverse talent that makes up our organization and community with … Read more

Happy Black Futures Month from Onika Powell, Artistic Director

Happy Black Futures Month!!! The days, months and years have been flying by. It feels like yesterday we were celebrating the launch of NExT: Black Futures Exhibit for Cohort 1. COVID came and tried to shut us down but resilient and creative as we are, I am happy to confirm that we haven’t missed a … Read more

Press Release: Introducing VIBE Arts’ RBC Desire Lines II Artists and Online Gallery

February 3, 2021… VIBE Arts is excited to announce the launch of an online gallery for our RBC Desire Lines program. RBC Desire Lines is a two-year art-in-mentorship program awarding young, emerging artists the opportunity to exhibit their work in subway stations around Toronto, and now online. Our second cohort of RBC Desire Lines artists … Read more