Artistic & Professional Development - Nia Centre for the Arts

Artistic & Professional Development

Nia Centre provides opportunities for Afro-diasporic artists to gain new skills, hone their artistic practices, and push their creative limits.

Ongoing Programs

Left of Centre
Featuring creative consulting, artist talks workshops, and networking opportunities, Left of Centre provides the professional development opportunities to help expand your artistic practice.
Artists in Residence
Our Artists in Residence program provides Black artists with access to shared studio space, financial resources, curatorial guidance, and a culminating group exhibition.
Exhibition Assistance Recommender
Looking for assistance to bring upcoming exhibition to life? We are a Recommender for the Ontario Arts Council’s Exhibition Assistance Program. Learn more about the program, and our upcoming deadlines.

Past Programs

Just Us – The Learning Room
This workshop series will feature a workshops designed to help you take your mural projects from concept to reality.
PIVOT: Black Artist Resource Fund
This initiative aims to address the needs of Black artists in Ontario as they pivot, and find ways to adapt to the new realities and demands of creating and showcasing work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Work and learn alongside artists, and receive paid training to support the facilitation of community workshops.

Current Events

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