BRAMPTON – The City of Brampton’s Arts, Culture and Creative Industry Development Agency (ACCIDA) has partnered with the Neighbourhood Arts Network to support newcomer artists in Brampton through the expansion of its Mentor in Residence Program. The Mentor in Residence program assists artists working in all disciplines by providing mentorship support in career planning, project development and entrepreneurial skills through virtual consultation sessions with industry professionals.
Neighbourhood Arts Network is a strategic initiative of the Toronto Arts Foundation. It offers accessible arts programming, awards, and exciting partnership opportunities to artists, arts educators and arts organizations across the GTA.
Brampton artists interested in taking part in the Mention in Residence program can learn more and apply at neighbourhoodartsnetwork.org.
The Arts, Culture and Creative Industry Development Agency is a unique organization incubating under the City of Brampton focused on growing, celebrating, advocating for and connecting the sector through the provision of a range of programs, services and resources. ACCIDA is a key partner in delivering the City’s ambitious vision for arts, culture and creative industries as articulated in the City’s strategic vision and Culture Master Plan.
“The Arts, Culture and Creative Industry Development Agency continues its work to connect with and support Brampton’s arts community and develop our city into an arts and culture hub. This partnership with the Neighbourhood Arts Network will serve to further support our emerging local artists through mentorship opportunities. We look forward to experiencing the benefits this valuable partnership will bring to our city and new artists. ” – Patrick Brown, Mayor of Brampton