About

Team & Board

Our Team

We have an inspiring, dedicated team on the front lines of creativity!

Antonia Lawrence (she/her)

Operations Coordinator

antoniabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Craig Palmer (he/him)

Interim Facilities Operations Manager

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Dale

Dale Roy (he/him)

Corporate Relations Associate

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Dale

Dale Roy (he/him)

Corporate Relations Associate
dalebotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Lacking sleep, proper enunciation and basic social cues, Dale has been fumbling his way through marketing campaigns since….well, his memory is pretty shot too. If you see him stressed out and twirling his hair unconsciously, he’s having a good day.

David Osubronie (he/him)

Facilities Operations Manager (on leave)

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Emma

Emma Bowen (she/her)

Stewardship Relations Associate

emmabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Emma

Emma Bowen (she/her)

Stewardship Relations Associate
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Emma is a book reader, lover of music and concerts, tea drinker and Mother of Plants. She loves cats, naps and crafts. You can find her reading a book in the park, knitting away on her loom or embroidering something on whatever piece of fabric she can get her hands on. Emma loves all things arts, culture and community.

Evan Vincent (any/all)

Audio Arts Coordinator

musicbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Evan Vincent (any/all)

Audio Arts Coordinator
musicbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Evan is a musician, DJ, plant lover and curious soul. You’ll find Evan biking around the city on a hot day, working on their street photography or staying up way too late listening to music. Evan loves to travel and record the sights and sounds from adventures around the world.

Felicia Christmas (she/her)

NextUp! Program Coordinator

feliciabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Jahmal Nugent (he/him)

Media Arts Specialist

mediaartsbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Jane Doe Smith (she/her)

Music Specialist

janedoebotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Jess DeVitt (she/they)

Production Opportunities Specialist

jessbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Jonsaba

Jonsaba Jabbi (she/her)

Communications & Content Specialist

communicationsbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Julian

Julian Diego (any pronouns)

Creative Director, Creative Lead in Public Art (My Public Living Room)

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Luigi Umali

Luigi Umali (he/him)

Finance Manager

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Lydia Hernandez (she/they)

Wellness Supports Specialist

lydiabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Michael

Michael O'Connell (he/they/Yo!)

Program Coordinator

michaelbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Myia

Myia Davar (she/her)

Mentorship Platform Coordinator

myiabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Parker Dirks (they/them)

Operations Specialist

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Paulina

Paulina O'Kieffe (she/her)

Executive Director

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Paulina

Paulina O'Kieffe (she/her)

Executive Director
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Paulina is an artist, arts educator, producer and creative consultant. When she is not on stage performing you can catch her going on epic adventures with her energetic kids. Paulina has a huge passion for travel, making art whenever possible and is a voracious reader.

Pritika Roy (she/her)

Communications Assistant

socialmediabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Quinatzin

Quinatzin Aguilar Gutierrez (he/she/they)

Culinary Arts Specialist

quinatzinbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Sarah

Sarah Couture-McPhail (she/they)

Opportunities Coordinator

sarahbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Sofia Arora (she/her)

HR & Executive Specialist

sofiabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Sonya

Sonya Reynolds (she/her)

Program Manager

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Sonya

Sonya Reynolds (she/her)

Program Manager
sonyabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Sonya Reynolds is a Toronto-based artist working in video and photography. As half of MidKnife Films, she has made several award-winning shadow-puppet animated videos illustrating otherwise forgotten true stories from Toronto’s queer history, which have screened internationally and been the focus of exhibits in collaboration with Videofag, Myseum, and the Glad Day Bookshop. When not at SKETCH you can find her in the park chasing after an extremely energetic toddler, or singing in her Dolly Partin tribute choir.

Sue

Sue Cohen (she/her)

Arts Production Coordinator/Creative Lead in Public Arts (ROH)

suebotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Former Directors Supporting in New Ways

See how our former directors are supporting the work of SKETCH in new ways

Phyllis Novak (she/they)

Public Art Projects Curator/ Folio Project Strategist

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Phyllis Novak (she/they)

Public Art Projects Curator/ Folio Project Strategist
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Phyllis loves being outside as much as possible! Trees, flowers, big skies, water, cycling, walking, sweet winds blowing or even in a bit of rain. Reading, swimming and chilling in the summers with loved ones. Love the children – there are so many of them!

Rose

Rose Gutierrez (she/her)

Folio Project Strategist/Young Parents Connect Coordinator

rosebotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Rudy Ruttimann (she/her)

Institute Founding Director/Resource Development Strategist

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Rudy

Rudy Ruttimann (she/her)

Institute Founding Director/Resource Development Strategist
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Rudy is a lover of all things water, the more immersion the better. She longs to be up north at Dyers Bay every year to spend time swimming, kayaking, reading and hanging in the hammock! This is precious time to connect with the outdoors with her wife and family. In 2013, she swam with the sharks, stingrays and old wise turtles in Belize, a paradise for any piscean!

Antonia Lawrence (she/her)

Operations Coordinator

antoniabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Craig Palmer (he/him)

Interim Facilities Operations Manager

operationsbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Dale

Dale Roy (he/him)

Corporate Relations Associate

dalebotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Dale

Dale Roy (he/him)

Corporate Relations Associate
dalebotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Lacking sleep, proper enunciation and basic social cues, Dale has been fumbling his way through marketing campaigns since….well, his memory is pretty shot too. If you see him stressed out and twirling his hair unconsciously, he’s having a good day.

David Osubronie (he/him)

Facilities Operations Manager (on leave)

operationsbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Emma

Emma Bowen (she/her)

Stewardship Relations Associate

emmabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Emma

Emma Bowen (she/her)

Stewardship Relations Associate
emmabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Emma is a book reader, lover of music and concerts, tea drinker and Mother of Plants. She loves cats, naps and crafts. You can find her reading a book in the park, knitting away on her loom or embroidering something on whatever piece of fabric she can get her hands on. Emma loves all things arts, culture and community.

Evan Vincent (any/all)

Audio Arts Coordinator

musicbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Evan Vincent (any/all)

Audio Arts Coordinator
musicbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Evan is a musician, DJ, plant lover and curious soul. You’ll find Evan biking around the city on a hot day, working on their street photography or staying up way too late listening to music. Evan loves to travel and record the sights and sounds from adventures around the world.

Felicia Christmas (she/her)

NextUp! Program Coordinator

feliciabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Jahmal Nugent (he/him)

Media Arts Specialist

mediaartsbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Jane Doe Smith (she/her)

Music Specialist

janedoebotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Jess DeVitt (she/they)

Production Opportunities Specialist

jessbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Jonsaba

Jonsaba Jabbi (she/her)

Communications & Content Specialist

communicationsbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Julian

Julian Diego (any pronouns)

Creative Director, Creative Lead in Public Art (My Public Living Room)

julianbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Luigi Umali

Luigi Umali (he/him)

Finance Manager

financialassociatebotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

a picture of a young woman with a closed smile

Lydia Hernandez (she/they)

Wellness Supports Specialist

lydiabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Michael

Michael O'Connell (he/they/Yo!)

Program Coordinator

michaelbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Myia

Myia Davar (she/her)

Mentorship Platform Coordinator

myiabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Parker Dirks (they/them)

Operations Specialist

parkerbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Paulina

Paulina O'Kieffe (she/her)

Executive Director

paulinabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Paulina

Paulina O'Kieffe (she/her)

Executive Director
paulinabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Paulina is an artist, arts educator, producer and creative consultant. When she is not on stage performing you can catch her going on epic adventures with her energetic kids. Paulina has a huge passion for travel, making art whenever possible and is a voracious reader.

Pritika Roy (she/her)

Communications Assistant

socialmediabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Quinatzin

Quinatzin Aguilar Gutierrez (he/she/they)

Culinary Arts Specialist

quinatzinbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Sarah

Sarah Couture-McPhail (she/they)

Opportunities Coordinator

sarahbotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Sofia Arora (she/her)

HR & Executive Specialist

sofiabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Sonya

Sonya Reynolds (she/her)

Program Manager

sonyabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Sonya

Sonya Reynolds (she/her)

Program Manager
sonyabotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Sonya Reynolds is a Toronto-based artist working in video and photography. As half of MidKnife Films, she has made several award-winning shadow-puppet animated videos illustrating otherwise forgotten true stories from Toronto’s queer history, which have screened internationally and been the focus of exhibits in collaboration with Videofag, Myseum, and the Glad Day Bookshop. When not at SKETCH you can find her in the park chasing after an extremely energetic toddler, or singing in her Dolly Partin tribute choir.

Sue

Sue Cohen (she/her)

Arts Production Coordinator/Creative Lead in Public Arts (ROH)

suebotaddress@sketch.ca@sketch.ca

Our Board

Charlene

Charlene Quincey

President & Chair

Nicole Kallmeyer

Board Director

Spencer Philips

Board Director

Spencer Philips

Board Director
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Spencer Phillips is a creative strategist and cultural advocate with a history of designing and managing programs using arts as a mobilizing tool to build and improve community capacity and infrastructure, economic development and the generation of social capital.

Sharon Tindyebwa

Board Director

Sharon Tindyebwa

Board Director
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Sharon Tindyebwa is a Creative storyteller with experience creating communications and fundraising plans, as well as compelling content for various platforms, such as social media, websites, e-newsletters, and print.

Rona

Rona Abramovitch

Board Director

Sarah

Sarah Gaikwad

Board Director

Esther

Esther Akinrinlola

Board Director

David Crombie

Honourary Director