Grants available through innovative partnership

May 24, 2017News

Knowing that it is becoming harder and harder to sustain a career as an artist or a designer, the Province of Ontario, City of Toronto and Artscape have partnered to provide a program to help creators fully realize their potential. The Starter Company Plus Creative Arts program is focused on helping entrepreneurs start or grow … Read More

A Major Funding & Naming Announcement

April 21, 2017News

Feature photo: Kamilah Apong, event emcee by Hector Vasquez Photography. A Full-Service Art and Design Entrepreneurship Hub On April 21, Artscape held an event to proudly present Artscape Daniels Launchpad, a one-stop art and design entrepreneurship hub opening in 2018 that provides affordable access to technology and tools of the trade, reframes entrepreneurship for creative people through innovative … Read More

Now Hiring: Launchpad Project Coordinator

October 17, 2017News

Position Type: Full-time Location: Artscape Head Office Start Date: As soon as possible Application Deadline: Friday October 27, 5 PM Artscape is currently seeking a Project Coordinator to join our Launchpad team. This role is responsible for the administrative, logistical and operational support for Artscape Daniels Launchpad up to and following the opening of the … Read More

3-Day Workshop

October 5, 2017Uncategorised

In partnership with the OMDC, Artscape Daniels Launchpad presents the OMDC IDM Fund Futures Program, designed to take Ontario’s emerging interactive digital media content creators to the next level. Launchpad is now calling for applicants who are interested in acquiring the fundamentals of growing a successful business. Applicants must have an interest in pursuing opportunities … Read More

Now Hiring: Manager, Launchpad Business Operations

September 27, 2017News

Position Type: Full-Time Location: Toronto – Artscape Head Office, Liberty Village, with a move to Artscape Daniels Launchpad at Queens Quay and Lower Jarvis in the Fall of 2018 Start Date: As soon as mutually convenient Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by 5:00 PM Candidats qui préfèrent recevoir cette poste en version française sont invités à contacter … Read More

Now Hiring: Coordinator, Launchpad Programs

August 2, 2017Uncategorised

Position Type: Full-Time Reports to: Director, Launchpad Programs Start Date: As soon as possible Location: Artscape Head Office, Liberty Village, Toronto Application Deadline: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by 12:00 pm NOON EST Candidats qui préfèrent recevoir cette poste en version française sont invités à contacter Artscape is currently recruiting for a Program Coordinator, Launchpad Programs. This role will be responsible … Read More

Seeking: Instructors & Facilitators

July 24, 2017Uncategorised

Launchpad Programs Across Southern Ontario Artscape wishes to contract contractors on a part-time basis to provide instruction and facilitation within our business and entrepreneurship training programs for creative and cultural sector workers. This is an opportunity to play a central, exciting role in delivering and shaping the entrepreneurial training component of a groundbreaking cultural sector … Read More

Meet Caleigh LeGrand

July 4, 2017Alumni Stories

Caleigh LeGrand is no stranger to the creative process. As an actor and writer – and self-described wearer of “many other hats” – Caleigh has an intimate understanding and appreciation for the life of a creative entrepreneur. This summer she’ll be assuming a new role, as our newest Facilitator of Launchpad programs. Between classroom preparation … Read More

Navigating in the Competitive Age

June 29, 2017Case Studies, How-To

Remember the days of Napster? Let’s set the scene… Reality was the hottest trend in TV, with an average 28.3 million viewers tuning in weekly to watch sixteen contestants starve and strategize on a new American show called Survivor. Meanwhile, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling commanded a record-breaking print run … Read More

Meet Steven Karpenko

May 18, 2017Alumni Stories

Pictured: Steven Karpenko (back row, centre) with Launchpad’s Creative Entrepreneurship Program class, May 2017. As Artscape’s newest program facilitator, Steven Karpenko has been earning his Launchpad stripes in rapid succession. In March he led the Creative Business Design Workshop, and the Creative Entrepreneurship Program, and is scheduled to facilitate more of the same in June. Before he ventures into the classroom, we … Read More

5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Website

April 19, 2017How-To

5 Easy Steps to Spring Clean Your Website By guest blogger Lauren Rabindranath The mercury is rising and piles of snow are being replaced by puddles on the sidewalks. For many of us, this first taste of spring signals a sense of renewal. Professionally, now is the perfect time to pause, audit and update our goals—including … Read More

Managing Director Announcement

March 16, 2017News

Rahemtulla to develop globally distinctive centre for creative entrepreneurship opening in 2018 Karim Rahemtulla TORONTO—Artscape announced today the appointment of Karim Rahemtulla as the Managing Director of Artscape Launchpad. As an integral member of Artscape’s senior management team, Karim will play a critical role in all aspects of Artscape Launchpad, starting with the transition to … Read More