Our Goals

To keep the process simple and help you realize your vision What kind of help do you need?

Founded by writer and creative director Marva Jackson Lord, G-riots Arts draws on 30 years of digital media, promotion, journalism, club and private event music programming, and radio broadcast experience.

Our Story

G-riots Arts offers bespoke web platform development solutions, social media consulting and virtual admin services, working independently or with other creatives.

We help you coordinate simple effective digital foundations and online presence.

We can provide domain and web hosting, web site development and support, coaching for online promotion and social media platforms.

We also offer artist specific virtual admin services.

G-riots Arts works with artists and businesses as part of an international network of like-minded creatives. We use technology to reach the widest possible audience and provide marketing and online admin support. We work with a range of artists and creative businesses who require online admin/customer service, or digital media platform growth including website builds or social media development.

Recent work with: UK Director Menelik Shabazz (The Story of Lover’s Rock, Looking for Love, Founder of bfmiff:Black Filmmakers International Film Festival); OCAD U creative writing professor and dub poet Lillian Allen; Canadian poet and songwriter Robert Priest; classical composer Juwon Ogungbe; jazz composer Sharron McLeod; poet Sonja Greckol; Transcultural Visions, a charitable organization that delivers creative projects towards expanding British cultural experience; Eshé Media, a PR and Public Relations Agency providing holistic PR Solutions for Film, Education and Start-Ups

Some past work:

o PopUp Poetry/Griots Poetry, a literary salon at Tomatitos in Hay-on-Wye

o Black History Fest, Powys’ Wales first major Black History Month events

o Dub artiste extraordinaire Michael St. George

o Best-selling author Terry McMillan

o Reggae visionary Burning Spear

o Bad Boy Entertainment/Puff Daddy Toronto events

o The legendary Gil Scot-Heron

o A Litany for Survival

screening of award-winning film about Audre Lorde

o Reggae group Third World

o ahdri zhina mandiela CD launch

o The Annual Toronto Black Book Fair

o The It’s All Good Hip Hop concert series