Andrew Davies
Andrew Davies Executive Director of No:9 Contemporary Art & the Environment
Andrew Davies has worked in a wide range of media including sculpture, photography, and interactive digital media. After graduating in 1995 from the masters program in architecture at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI Arc) in Los Angeles, Davies moved to New York City to work in exhibition and interactive design at the Museum of Modern Art. He has also taught digital media courses at New York’s Eyebeam Atelier and George Brown college. On his return to Toronto he started Andrew Davies Design, responsible for the interpretive design strategy for Evergreen Brick Works and providing unique opportunities to local and international talent to address the relationship between art and the enviroment.
Gord Peteran
Gord PeteranArtist, Furniture Maker & Professor at OCAD University
Gord Peteran is a professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design University in Toronto. He has also taught at Sheridan College, the Rhode Island School of Design and The California College of Arts. Gord has been the recipient of many Canadian Government Arts Council awards. In 2001, he won the Jean A. Chalmers National Arts Award and was inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. In 2004, he received the prestigious Jean A. Chalmers Arts Fellowship and from 2006 – 2009, Gord’s work, organized by the Milwaukee Art Museum, was featured in a solo exhibition and toured in nine museums across the United States.

Janna Levitt
Janna LevittPartner at Levitt Goodman Architects
Janna Levitt (Principal, B.A., B. Arch., OAA, FRAIC) has a background in the visual arts which continues to distinguished her architectural career. She seeks opportunities to integrate art into the firms projects and to collaborate with artists on installation based work. Her current projects include the new School of Architecture of the North in Sudbury for Laurentian University; the central branch of the Kitchener Public Library; and the Toronto Media Arts Centre (TMAC) a media visual arts centre in downtown Toronto.
John Hellwig
John HellwigVice President of Design Strategy and Research at Teknion
John studied Architecture, Engineering and Industrial Design at McGill University in Montreal and at Carleton University in Ottawa, graduating with distinction in 1978 with a Bachelor of Industrial Design Degree from Carleton. In 1985 he joined Teknion, where he established the formal disciplines of Design and Development, building the department to its present award-winning capabilities. He remained in charge of Teknion’s design department from 1985 until 2011 when John assumed a new role as VP Design Strategy and Research. Under John’s leadership, Teknion has created a continuous stream of award-winning products including Design of the Decade honor by the IDSA for the Ability line of mobile furniture. In 2006, ACIDO recognized John’s work in a career retrospective exhibit.
Matthew Cohen
Matthew CohenFounder of Design by Nature
Matthew founded Design by Nature in 2011 in effort to continue to bring innovative design and interesting, sustainable furniture to Evergreen Brick Works. Currently the Director of Design for The Centre for Social Innovation in New York City, Matthew was responsible for managing the interior design and furnishing of Evergreen Brick Works during its development.