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Ontario Arts Council

Stat of the Day

Total number of Ontario communities where resident artists and arts organizations received OAC grant
212

Contact

Kathryn Townshend

Director of Research, Policy and Evaluation
416-969-7456
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7456

Michael Choo

Research Analyst
416-969-7445    
Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7445

Peter Meyler

Freedom of Information & Records Management Coordinator
416-646-7468

A Statistical Profile of Artists in Canada

September 1, 2004

This study provides an in-depth examination of artists in Canada, based largely on the 2001  census. Nine arts occupations are profiled, including:
  • actors
  • artisans and craftspersons
  • conductors, composers and arrangers
  • dancers
  • musicians and singers
  • other performers
  • painters, sculptors and other visual artists
  • producers, directors, choreographers, and related occupations
  • writers