Immigrant Culture and Art Association
Professional Artist Mentorship Program

Provides one-on-one artist mentorship to empower, mentor, and orient newcomer artists to encourage them to continue practicing their craft in Canada. Program aims to successfully bridge newcomer artists to the artistic economy in Hamilton to ensure that they can benefit financially from their artistic talents. Focuses on areas such as marketing, exhibiting, creating and artistic portfolio, and purchasing supplies.

689 Barton St E
Hamilton, ON
L8L 3A5
Hours: Tue-Sat 10 am-4 pm
Phone: 905-529-0181


Age 6 years and older; * All newcomer and low income artists, families and children are eligible for the ICAA's services regardless of status


Contact for information




Partially Accessible


English; Russian - Pending staff's availability; Farsi (Persian) - Pending staff's availability; Dari - Pending staff's availability; Pashto - Pending staff's availability

Primary Contact Person

Marufa Shinwari, Executive Director

Areas Served

Ancaster; Stoney Creek; Burlington; Caledonia; Brantford; Hamilton West; Hamilton East; Hamilton Central; Hamilton Mountain West; Hamilton Mountain Central; Hamilton Mountain East

Agency Type

Provincial Government;Other Regional Government;Other Provincial Government