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The Artists

Cathleen Calica


Cathleen Calica is a creative visionary. As the co-founder, director and curator of 187 Augusta, ‘Cat’ has five years of first hand experience of arts management and community leadership.  As an artistic director, Cat has styled and designed sets for award winning artists and musicians as well as commercials for high profile clients such as

McCain Foods, Addidas Canada and Google. 

Cat’s work revolves around uplifting BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) and 2SLGBTQ+ artistry and excellence. 

Marie Sotto


Marie Sotto is a Filipinx futurist, art witch, illustrator and storyteller.

Marie graduated with a degree in International Development Studies from York University in 2011 and since then gained ten years of experience in arts leadership, cultural strategy and program development in community arts.  As an independent artist, Marie has previously exhibited work at  Artscape Youngplace, The Gladstone Hotel and The Harbourfront Center. Last year Marie completed arts residencies 

with Ukai Projects and Virtual Grounds.


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