Our Leadership Team
Our staff and volunteer team of dedicated city builders, arts and culture supporters and practitioners provides the energy, passion and expertise that is at the heart of everything we do at Artscape.
Tim Jones is a champion for the role that the arts play in transforming cities and communities. Under his direction since 1998, Artscape has grown from a Toronto-based artist studio provider to an internationally recognized leader in creative placemaking. In 2014, Tim was recognized by the Geneva-based Schwab Foundation as Social Entrepreneur of the Year.
LoriAnn Girvan joined Artscape in 2016. LoriAnn is an entrepreneurial leader with over 25 years of experience in urban revitalization, affordable housing, community planning and non-profit management in Canada, the United States and Africa. She is known as a problem-solver and bridge-builder, able to test new practices, bring together diverse stakeholders, and scale and sustain innovations.
Pru Robey is a passionate advocate for the transformative impact the arts and culture have on the lives of individuals and communities. Throughout her career, the centerpiece of her work has been the development of innovative, multi-sector approaches to support cultural sector development, creative economy activation and sustainable urban regeneration. She was the VP of Artscape and Director of our Creative Placemaking Lab to 2017.