HOW WE LIVE IN CITIES
A multi-disciplinary organization fostering civil projects and policy development to advance the experience of living in cities. Placemaking, Public Art, Urban Planning, Environment Sustainability, Landscape Architecture.
Small press publications of poetry, art and advocacy.
Public and community-based projects and initiatives by artist Dyan Marie and Associates. A number have been produced with support and participation of city, environmental, business, BIAs, cultural and community organizations, Civic Studies friends and associates.
Dyan Marie Bio
Dyan Marie works in photography, text and sculpture and place-making projects that respond to – how we live – with public art, curating, walking systems, publications, banner projects, community initiatives, festivals, affordable housing and poetry projects. A founder of C Magazine, Cold City Gallery, Walk Here, Dupont Projects, DIG IN, BIG: Bloor Improvement Group and the BIG and the BIG On Bloor Festival, she is the recipient of a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the City Soul award from the Canadian Urban Institute among others honours from city, provincial and federal government.
Dyan Marie has taught sculpture, digital image making and community art practice on a university level. She has exhibited locally and internationally, is in the collection of private, corporate and institutional collections including: Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, Belgium, Museum of London, London, Ontario, National Gallery Of Canada, Ottawa, University of Leithbridge Gallery, Leithbridge, Alberta, University of Toronto, Toronto, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, she lectures frequently on her work and on civic advancement through cultural programming.