Vanier Scholar, Visual Artist, Activist, Curator, and Educator

Syrus Marcus Ware

Syrus Marcus Ware uses painting, installation and performance to explore social justice frameworks and black activist culture. He is a facilitator/designer at The Banff Centre, and for 12 years was the coordinator of the Art Gallery of Ontario Youth Program. Syrus is the inaugural Daniel’s Spectrum Artist-in-Residence (2016/17) and is also a core team member of Black Lives Matter – Toronto.