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Our Mission:

​​To  provide support and opportunities for economic and social development of Artists and Artisans from Immigrant, newcomer and visible minority groups through programs, events and enterprises of arts, crafts and performing arts.

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AADN depends entirely on the support of volunteers, members and the community. We welcome and encourage the interest and participation of all who wish to contribute to the Artists and Artisans from Immigrant, new comer and visible minorities.

Your donation can support many of our programs and events.
Time and Knowledge:

Become a volunteer today and make personal contributions of time, energy and skills to help AADN in achieving its mission.

Upcoming Events:

AADN is in process of making a community-action research based documentary on success and challenges of Artists and Artisans from immigrant, newcomer and visible minorities backgrounds in Toronto.

Please contact us to learn more.

Across the Globe:

Our Programs:

​​Our programs provides a platform for collaboration and educates the public through showcasing of talents and by organizing trainings, workshops, exhibitions, events in collaboration with social service organizations businesses and civil societies. Learn more.

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Contact Dr. Swarn Lata

Email: latasitar@yahoo.ca

Community Partners:

Our Vision:

To foster economic, social, cultural and civic development of Artists and Artisans.

Alassane SY Artiste Musician - Auteur - Compositor.
Alassane is from Grand Dakar, Dakar, Senegal.
His music has been instrumental to support social change. His compositions are based on issues of social justice. He believes that we must encourage artists of diverse cultures and together they have a bigger role to bring the power of change in the world.  Development being the core, he took part in the composition of music for the 34 Million Friends Campaign of UNFPA. 
His albums are mostly in French and he travels across the globe with his band to promote social justice through his music.

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Artists and Artisans Development and Network

Platform of Immigrant and Refugee Artists and Artisans

​​​​​​Pradeep Anurag Gade is a Canadian based Artist from India, who graduated in the Arts Management with Art & Design Diploma from Centennial College and Bachelor’s degree ( B.Sc) in Computer science from Loyola Academy, India.

After starting a career as a software engineer at an IT company, his passion towards art drove him to pursue career as an artist. While working as a freelance artist sculpting miniatures out of chalk, He moved to Canada to pursue his profession in the arts.

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