ArtBridges Tips & Tools Series #3: Recipe to Support Artists Working in Communities


ArtBridges Tips & Tools: Recipe to Support Artists Working in Communities
ArtBridges, VIBE Arts | Canada wide | 2016
Julie Frost

A recipe to support artists working in communities. Created by Julie Frost of VIBE Arts, includes tips on safety, policies, collaboration, roles and responsibilities, hiring, documentation, and organizational values. Recommended for organizations who work with community artists.

Julie Frost has dedicated her career to raising social awareness through the arts. She is the Executive and Artistic Director of VIBE Arts (formerly Arts for Children and Youth), an innovative arts education organization that engages young people in Toronto’s under-resourced communities using arts education programming. For 28 years, Frost has worked collaboratively with schools and social agencies across Toronto. Julie holds a master’s degree in Education and in recognition of her leadership in arts education, received the Ontario Art Education Association’s 2011 Community Arts Educator of the Year Award, and in 2009 she received the Toronto Community Foundation’s 2009 Vital People Award. Learn more about Julie’s work at

Click here for the full ArtBridges Tips & Tools: Recipe to Support Artists Working in Communities. For more FREE resources and tools like this, please visit the ArtBridges Resource Portal or reach Skye Louis, ArtBridges Info Resource Developer at To learn more about VIBE Arts, please visit

Recipe to Support Artists Working in Communities was written by Julie Frost and compiled by Skye Louis.
The 2016 ArtBridges Tips & Tools Series is funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Read VIBE Arts’ profile on ArtBridges’ Community-Engaged Arts Directory and Map
Content and photo courtesy of VIBE Arts

Tags: , , , ,

Leave a Reply

1 × two =

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.