The Collective was founded when Korniakova met with a few other artist friends who also live at Lawrence Heights and Neptune. “I met Yuri Malaev and we became fast friends,” she said. Malaev is a renowned artist who immigrated to Canada and was a sculptor for the former USSR government. He previously created works of art ranging from very small to gigantic soviet-themed sculptures, loca...
“Visited this beautiful Art Collective initiative @ 8 Pengarth – my spirit and inspiration rose and gave me great joy to see! Looking forward to come to experience and be part of its progress. A tremendous asset to our community!”.
Domenic, Community Services Coordinator
“This is spectacular. Beautiful space, such talent and beautiful expressions. I am glad I visited and am now inspired. All the best”
Marcia, TESS – Toronto Employment Social Services
“Thank you very much for showing me how you can play music and draw. I like it."
Ivan Bulavkin, 10 years old
“Thank you very much for having us. I was totally blown away with your talent and kindness, best of luck.”
Al, Lawrence Heights resident
“It was a pleasure to see the Art Group together with Lawrence Heights Community! Also it was great to see our people from L.H. and area around enjoying the exhibition. Thanks to Elena, Eva, Yuri and Herbie for making our day!”