Inspiring Digital Creativity in Ontario's North


Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 3pm – 6pm
Location: Capitol Centre, lower level, 150 Main Street East, North Bay, ON, P1B 1A8

Digital Creator North Bay operates as a free, drop-in learning environment for youth aged 11 – 19 to acquire digital media skills. Staffed by artist mentors, the space is equipped to support interest-driven creative activities like 3D Printing, coding, graphic design, animation, videography, digital photography, podcasting and audio recording. Teens can also come in to work on homework, read, paint, draw, collage, or just hang out and play video games with friends!

What is Dgtl Creator North?

Digital Creator North is a free, low-barrier program for youth and emerging artists with a focus on using digital and media arts tools to support creativity in a casual atmosphere. It is a welcoming program that offers participants the freedom to gain digital skills at their own pace, collaborate with others, and learn from experienced mentors. In 2020 we launched a virtual version of the Digital Creator, using the platform. We are also currently working on creating a network to support communities in northern Ontario that want to create their own spaces using Digital Creator as a model.

Our Upcoming Programming

Katya Serre

Network Facilitator

Aanin, Hello! Katya Serre is an Anishinaabe artist from Nipissing First Nation who is passionate about sharing her love for the arts within the community. She gravitates towards acrylic paint and digital works but also enjoys multimedia pieces that allow her to explore and go beyond the conventions of canonical western art. She aspires to create a space for artists that is open to and welcoming of all.

Sara Mayhew

Program Facilitator

Sara Mayhew is a Canadian manga artist, writer, and illustrator. She graduated Canadore College in 2005 and the same year created “Secrets of Sorcerers,” which won the International Manga and Anime Festival award and a Northern Arts grant. Mayhew also illustrated “The First Emperor,” self-published “Love Pet,” and created the “Legend of the Ztarr” series, which received another Northern Arts grant. Mayhew has written about her skeptical viewpoint in her art in various periodicals, podcasts, and conventions. Her work has also featured in Applied Arts Magazine and Scholastic’s ChickaDEE magazine.


Our News & Announcements

We’re Hiring a Community Liaison!

We're Hiring a Community Liaison!Date Posted: Dec 10, 2021Application Deadline:  Jan 3, 2022Start Date:  January 17, 2022Salary: $30/hrProvince: OntarioRegion: Northern OntarioCity: Virtual / RemoteTerm: 30 hours/week from Jan 17, 2021 - June 30, 2022   Are you a...

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Join our team as a Youth Researcher!

Join our team as a Youth Researcher!Do you love digital art/music, and want to gain more leadership experience? Join our team as a Youth Researcher!​ Application Deadline: December 5th at 11:59 PM EST   Overview: Our team at DGTL Creator North has recently...

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