Originally from Treaty 6, Jaime is a visitor to the traditional lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee, and the Wendat peoples in Tkaronto (Toronto). She is an administrator and fibre artist whose work centres the complexity of relationships and community. Jaime holds a BA in History & Art […]
Josh is a registered architect in the UK and the EU with experience delivering international cultural projects across a variety of scales. He holds a Diploma from the Architectural Association in London, where he lived and worked for 10 years prior to joining The Bentway. Josh’s primary focus as a professional has been the adaptive […]
Christie Shen is an multidisciplinary artist and designer passionate about creating emotionally considerate experiences that resonate. Her love for language and text translates to both her work and art practice. With several years of experience building community connections through digital content for non-profit arts, she approaches marketing and communications through a user-centric perspective.
Jane is a recent graduate of the MSc. Planning program at the University of Toronto, where she researched public memory in the decolonial city. Her interests lie in heritage planning, cultural planning, and insurgent planning practices. Jane holds a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in Urban Studies and Art History, where she was able […]
Celeste is an engineer, explorer, and advocate of sustainability strategies across modern supply chains. She comes to The Bentway with a background in construction project engineering and her academia includes a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Post-Graduate certifications in Environmental Projects and Supply Chain Management. Her research work addresses innovations in city planning that can drive […]
Alice Moores-Rodgerson (she/her) loves the writing, reporting, researching, and relationship-building that comes with her day-to-day as Fundraising & Partnerships Coordinator. Her interest in the development sector is informed by her Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and Sociology from McGill University and her previous work at the Toronto-based non-profit, Good Foot Delivery. She is excited […]
Renee Castonguay is an arts and cultural programmer and artist passionate about community-building through collaboration, creative expression, and inclusive placemaking to foster vibrant public spaces. With a decade of experience producing community-engaged public art, studio art programs, and curatorial projects, her work is rooted in relationality and care, and championing representation and accessibility in the […]
Jessie learned a long time ago that a paycheck, while essential, is not enough to motivate her to do her best work. She knew she needed to work for something greater than herself, something that contributes positively to her community and beyond. Combining this drive with a passion for writing and building relationships, she has […]
Jeremy is a producer, cultural programmer, and visual artist who specializes in managing logistics for public festivals, arts organizations, and start ups. With over ten years of experience producing events for organizations including TIFF, Luminato, Design Exchange, Paradise Theatre, and the City of Toronto, Jeremy has extensive experience bringing public art projects to life within […]
Breanna Stephenson is an arts administrator and writing associate who has worked at several cultural organizations in and around Tkarón:to. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, she has returned to The Bentway as a member of the Programming team. In her role as Coordinator, she deeply enjoys connecting with local and international artists, […]
Alex Rand is a curator and creative producer, with a background in the performing arts and creating artistic experiences in non-traditional spaces. In his role as Manager of Programming, he works with artists to support their visions and steward projects from original conception through to final presentation. A community builder at heart, his work is […]
Jess Misak (They/Them) lives, learns, and makes in Toronto/Tkaronto Canada. Jess holds membership with the OAA as an Intern Architect and is a considerate architectural designer, local organizer, and urban garden enthusiast. Their work visits themes of queer public space, housing justice, and communal pleasure.