Visual and community artist with a focus in photography. Her recent portrait project, FORTY ONE, featured immigrants from Pan-Am countries and was created in collaboration with Jamii Esplanade and residents of Toronto’s housing co-operatives in priority neighbourhoods.
Credits to Cyesha Forde Photography
Cyesha Forde is a Toronto native with a passion for life, adventure and photography. From a young age Cyesha's affinity for photography was visible. She started out with community projects and events, and has branched out into wedding, maternity, portraits and travel photography.
With a professional background in education, marketing and business, and infectious positivity, Cyesha adds value to every shoot. Cyesha takes the time to get to know her clients and crafts a unique experience for each shoot.
Cyesha is also the Student Liaison Officer at Ryerson University.
2016 YAAP Artist Rihkee Strapp continues their great work in skill sharing and development with the return of Make A Living Making Art with a special online webinar: "Finding Funding 101" that will support artists and community members on how to attract clients, and obtain funding outside of the Algoma District. March 30th, from 7pm - 8pm. Webinar and event link: goo.gl/blaVHa Supported by Social Entrepreneurship Evolution de l'entrepreneuriat social's Youth Changemakers Social Entrepreneurship Event Grant.
Culture Days is . . . performing at the Open Mic Acoustic Blend Cafe at the Milton Centre for the Arts (MCA).
JOB OPPS l Great opportunities from our colleagues at Culture Days | Fête de la culture! They are hiring 2 contract positions - Bilingual Communications Manager and Digital Projects Coordinator. Details: http://bit.ly/2m0EGOW
Join AOE Arts Council | Conseil des arts AOE for two days of discussions and hands-on workshops in community engaged arts practice Mar 31 & Apr 1. Early bird registration is open until Friday.
Encouraging meaningful interaction between guests to cultural institutions and your front line staff and volunteers is one of the most effective tools to increase visitor satisfaction! Check out this data from the national Awareness, Attitudes and Useage Study: http://bit.ly/2lze04g