CURATOR: LIANNE PHILLIPSON-WEBB, SPROUTRIGHT
Lianne Phillipson-Webb is a Registered Nutritionist, author and founder Sprout Right - Nutrition from Tummy to Toddler. She shares her expert nutrition advice for families on Canada AM, CHCH Morning Live, Global Morning Live, CityLine and contributes to Today’s Parent, Canadian Family, TheLoop.ca and iVillage.ca.
As a mom of two daughters, she understands striving to make the best food choices at every meal. Sprout Right offers a host of supportive services, including consultations, cooking classes, meal plans and products that help families learn how and why it’s important to eat super nutritious food. She graduated with honours from the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London, England.
CURATOR: THOM SOKOLOSKI, SMARTCULTURE PUBLIC ART
Thom Sokoloski brings over 40 years of experience as an artist, producer, curator and consultant to SmartCulture Public Art. His work has been presented by Luminato, World Stage, Musica Festival in Strasbourg, Holland Festival, Art Toronto, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Socrates Sculpture Park (NYC) and others. He has produced international tours of theatre, opera and classical concerts, organized large arts conferences, co-founded several arts organizations (The Theatre Centre and Native Theatre School), as well as programming and curating art fairs and festivals to receiving numerous commissions to create large-scale public art installations in Toronto, New York City and Ottawa which have been compared to the works of Christo. www.thomsokoloski.com / www.smartculture.ca
CURATOR: VANDANA TAXALI, Rx ARTE POP UPS
Vandana is currently in private legal practise at her law firm Entcounsel, and is involved with several incubators and accelerators. She is a mentor for social justice and creative start ups at OCAD University's incubator, The Imagination Catalyst and has mentored at George Brown's digiFest Empowered Youth Startup Hub and Toronto Startup Weekend. Vandana is Vice-President of the Board for Artist Legal Advice Services (ALAS) since 1997. She is also on the Toronto Art Fair Committee and Co-Chair of the Canadian Art Foundation Gala Committee.