Sonya Filman (she/her) is an artist, arts administrator, and educator based in Toronto. In her creative practice, she works with media including printmaking, photography, and sculpture, to explore tensions between memory and forgetting; the private and public; presence and absence; truth and fiction; and the exposed and contained. Filman currently works as Audience Development Coordinator at Mercer Union, a centre for contemporary art, where she supports administration, fundraising and engagement activities at the organization. Prior to joining the team at Mercer Union, Filman held formative roles at arts organizations and publications including: Gallery 44, Toronto; C Magazine, Toronto; Open Studio, Toronto; and the Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga. Her volunteer work includes serving as Chair of the Membership Committee, and a member of the Board of Directors at Open Studio from 2016-2018; Filman currently sits on the Exhibition Programming Committee at Gallery 44. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art from York University, Toronto (2018), and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Art & Art History from the University of Toronto (2014).