Lukas Toane is a 2019 DesignTO Ambassador. He is a representative of DesignTO Festival’s creative community. As a leader of Toronto design locally and globally, he is an excellent resource for Festival information and a familiar face at Festival events. Learn more about him below.

Meet Lukas in person at Designer Drinks on November 6, 2018. Click here to RSVP for the event. 

Lukus Toane is an Artist Curator living in Toronto. With a background in Creative Project Direction & Exhibition Installation Management, Lukus has worked in collaboration with many of Toronto’s annual art and culture events such as IDS, IIDEX, TO DO, AZ Awards, Nuit Blanche and more.

From 2014-2018, Lukus worked as Director of Exhibitions at the historic Gladstone Hotel, Toronto’s leading Art Hotel, where he developed year-round curatorial / exhibitions programming. There he co-founded the Gladstone’s annual group Painting Show called ‘Why The @#&! Do You Paint?’. Lukus is also interested in LGBTQ events and cultural event programming.

“DesignTO is exemplary in bringing together the many synapses that are Toronto’s Design + Visual Culture community under the umbrella of creative connectivity.” – Lukas Toane