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Christie is an artist, designer and poet. She is invested in working with people of all abilities and ages to empower their potential and success where they are at.


She is particularly interested in pursuing a career in art and social action, working and living alongside people at the potential of human creativity both in solving issues (big and small) and connecting with others. She is a big advocate of the arts and cultural processes within communities and looking for a highly rewarding, diverse & multidisciplinary career.

Download her creative CV here.

Her LinkedIn here.

Download her food and events resume here.

Work History (chronological from present)

Co-Founder of Sonder Taller formerly Sonder Cacao

Occasional Photography Assistant

Founder of Girl on Saturn Social Media & Creative Marketing Services and Coaching

Co-founder of Cuentas

Diasporasian Futures Program: Artist Residence (July 2019)- Art Maker

Marketing and PR Executive (LNBF now Terrera)

Social Media Coordinator & Content Creator for Death in Venice Gelato Co.

Marketing Director for Aches Away Toronto

Chocosol Front of House Animator and Workshop Coordinator

Community Chocolate Tasting Coordinator and Facilitator

Freelance Virtual Assistant and Educational Consultant for Hazox Inc.

Logo Designer for

Freelance Proofreader and Tutor

Co-author, Editor & Illustrator of "don't say the rings on saturn don't spin"

Tasty Tours Toronto food and chocolate tour guide

Freelance Photographer, Videographer, Video editor, Illustrator and logo Designer

Death in Venice Co.- Social media and event coordinator, Gelato Chef and Production Manager

Kognitive Marketing- level 1 field support technician

Kognitive Marketing- New Hire Coordinator

Operations Unique Glow Special Education Teacher

Community Living York South- Amazing Girls Group program facilitator and coordinator

Aspirations & Discoveries Academy- Junior Behavioural Therapist for IBI using ABA

Aspirations & Discoveries Academy- Art and Science Teacher

University of Toronto Campus Tour Guide

City of Toronto- Summer Program Coordinator

Daniel's Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Design- Front desk and assistant to the office of the dean

HCEFC- summer student intern and camp director

City of Markham- Summer Camp Counselor

Facilitator Experience

Artist Workshop Facilitator for Homecoming presented by Deardearestca

2021 Humainologie Short Story Festival Workshop Co-facilitator

Loss in Translation by Hua Foundation Facilitator

Facilitator of Drawing and Writing workshops on Artery

FoodShare Nourishing Artists Performer/Workshop Facilitator

Poetry Course Teacher and Coach with Pfau Academic Writing

Tasty Tours Toronto Kensington Market and Chocolate Tour Guide

Chocolate Experience Workshop facilitator (present and ongoing developments)

Chocosol Traders Workshop facilitator ( taste and tour) 2018

Clay workshop facilitator- Diasporasian Mythologies:  Col.lab Project 40 Collective

Mental health, faith and art workshop facilitator-New City Church Tuesday Meetings

Art and Science class facilitator- Aspirations & Discoveries Academy

Occasional Paint a Smile Art Facilitator/Assistant:

Painting Workshop facilitator- Amazing Girls Group

Ubumwe Community Centre (Rwanda)- pre-school Teaching Assistant and classroom facilitator

University of Toronto Campus Tour Guide and special events

Various workshops on social and living skills with the Amazing Girls Group- Community Living York South

Published Photography/Poetry/Illustrations/Art

Visiting Gales with Soapbox Press - available to purchase!

The One Eighty Editorial - How to be with people not like us

Disaporasian Futures- Art Maker/Artist Resident - Aug 3, 2019 exhibition

Looseleaf Vol. 7- published illustrations- Shop here

Bruized About Us Hero Image Photo Credit (July 31, 2019): About Us

Cover photography in Queens of Suburbia: Home Page

Cover photography in Em Me Ma: Home Page

Edible Toronto Magazine No. 44 Nov/Dec 2018, pg. 16 upper right corner image: Issue Sugar & Spice

Project 40 Collective, creator to creator series: Interview Blog Post

Sheeba Magazine Webitorial spread: Webitorial Spread

"don't say the rings on saturn don't spin"- Co-author, illustrator and self-publisher- More here

Graven Feather "In the Round 2017" Participating Artist: Exhibition opening night

Utkata Yoga About Us headshots (Inna and Christine): About Us

Education and Certifications

Downward Dog Yoga Studio Yoga Teacher Training 200 hour

HBSc. Psychology, art history, sociology- Class of 2015

U of T- Introduction to Project Management

IDEO- Human Centred Design Course

IDEO- Design Kit: Prototyping

Art Facilitator Training- Young People's Theatre

WHMIS online training Ontario

Toronto Thinks 2014 Global Health Case Competition (participant)

Principles for ABA training and Intervention- Geneva Centre

High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development Certification

Food Handler's Certification

Brainstation UX Design Course 2019

Awards and Grants

Dan Leckie City of Toronto Award

Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship- Ontario Government

Panels/ Advisory

Paprika Festival 2016 Advisory Board

Tasty Tours Toronto T.O.ffle product Advisor

Primary Creative Practice

Currently exploring natural dyes and pigment extraction

Practicing Illustrator and Photographer

Recent Yoga instructor

Occasional blog writer

Other skill sets

Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator

Proficiency in Adobe Lightroom

Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro

Reel (editor credit)

Audrey Gentile:
M for Mendocino:
Ashten with Lantography:

Director experience

Wildfire by Ariana Mae (director)

Other Blogs

My time living in Rwanda


Fluent in English

Conversational Cantonese

Intermediate and Conversational Spanish

Some proficiency in French

Elementary proficiency in Kinyarwandan

Elementary proficiency in ASL

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