BLDG 333

At BLDG 333, we believe in the value of art. We support contemporary artists as entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, business coaching, commissioning, exhibition and career development opportunities along with top level studio spaces at affordable rates. We encourage artists to express themselves creatively across communities.

BLDG 333 aims to highlight underrepresented artists across the York Region and specifically to highlight the creativity implicit in the industrial realm. We are pleased to host our first artist-in-residence, Xiaojing Yan.

Activities include:

  • A mentoring program
  • A commissioning & collaboration program
  • A venue for community events and programming
  • A program for international visiting arts professionals
  • Partnerships with local and international arts organizations
  • Affordable studio space for lease to professional artists and arts organizations.

Please use contact below for availability and more information.

Denison Art Placement

Denison Art Placement is a start-to-finish service that delivers solutions to small business by facilitating the acquisition of top quality contemporary art. We believe that issues including employee retention & satisfaction, customer attraction, brand awareness and corporate social responsibility can be addressed through relationships with contemporary art and artists.

Our service includes:

  • Curated selection of work by top quality local artists
  • Individualized art program unique to your space
  • PDF elevation views of art placement
  • Framing
  • Installation
  • Customized artist-led creative corporate events.

Are you a business interested in exploring how art can elevate your employee and client experience? Please get in touch below.

[Photo: Yvonne Bambrick]

Mentorship

Andrea brings her years of expertise as an art critic together with her business acumen to advise and guide selected artists, pro bono, on their careers. The focus is on the business development of each artist’s practice, providing connections and opportunities, support and encouragement.

Activities include:

  • Career & financial strategy and support
  • Networking and introductions
  • Travel to international art fairs
  • Support with promotional activities
  • Writing revisions for grants, applications etc.

Contact me at andreacarsonbarker@gmail.com to inquire about mentorship opportunities, to join our mailing list as we continue developing our programming or just to introduce yourself!