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Rebecca Carbin

Rebecca Carbin holds a Masters in Curating Contemporary Art from Goldsmith’s College, University of London, UK. While working as an independent curator and art consultant in London she worked with a variety of clients and agencies including Artangel, Public Art Development Trust, British Broadcasting Corporation, the Corporation of London, West Ham United Football Club and the Saatchi Gallery. As Public Art Officer for the City of Toronto, Rebecca grew the City’s percent for art program and opened up commissioning opportunities to artists working in a variety of media and at all stages in their careers.Previously, Rebecca Carbin was Public Art Program Manager for Waterfront Toronto where she was responsible for all aspects of planning and commissioning art within the public realm of the designated Waterfront area. Rebecca is also Founder of I Heart Your Work Art Futures, an artwork production concept that brings a kick-starter approach to contemporary art patronage.

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  • Visually Arresting Mural for the Bala Underpass

    Posted: Sep 24, 2015  

    A new mural is transforming this important connection between the West Don Lands and the Don River ravine trail system.


  • VSVSVS summer breeze on Queens Quay

    Posted: Aug 11, 2015  

    Have you recently travelled along Queens Quay or exited the Gardiner Expressway at York Street and wondered about the blue windsocks – where they came from, what they’re for, what they represent and why that blue looks so familiar?


  • A Virtual Tour of New Public Art in the West Don Lands

    Posted: Jul 13, 2015  

    Today, the artworks comprising Phase 1 of the ambitious West Don Lands Public Art Strategy are complete (or very near completion). While the public may not be able to encounter most of them in person until the site opens to the public in spring 2016, we couldn’t resist showing them to you now. There are currently six new artworks in the neighbourhood, with another on the way.


  • Art Events Set the Waterfront Abuzz This Weekend

    Posted: Jun 18, 2015  

    Toronto has a wealth of arts festivals and events and we are thrilled that some of them are bringing their talent down to waterfront sites; this weekend, Toronto’s waterfront will be buzzing with art activity.


  • A Monumental Photographic Mural Just Went Up at the Corner of Bay and Queens Quay

    Posted: Apr 27, 2015  

    Sarah Anne Johnson's giant photographic mural was installed at the intersection of Bay Street and Queens Quay earlier this month.