As a director, graphic designer, photographer and brand developer, Dwayne Holness is a man of many hats –all of which fit him exceedingly well. Add philanthropist to his growing list of titles and it is clear to see that he is not only driven to become an industry leader, he is well on his way. At just 28 years old, Dwayne has been able to forge a career in the media industry that includes work with Coca-Cola: Open Happiness Project, Radke Films, Participaction: Bring Back Play, and Boss Magazine. Dwayne brings his signature dedication and charisma to every project he touches, and his passion is evident in the seamless finish of the work he produces. A modern day magician of sorts, Dwayne’s ability to take client concepts to higher, more creative, visually inspiring levels make him a highly sought after artist. In 2008, Dwayne co-founded Highclass; a multi-media youth art organization that aims to encourage artistic interests in community youth. That same year Highclass teamed up with Rated Inc. to develop the annual “106 & York” festival. With the support of ArtReach Toronto, Highclass has also been able to launch initiatives like “The Bigger Picture”, a program which provides a platform for those involved to learn practical skills and build a foundation for their education in the arts. Receiving acclaim from industry and peers, in 2011, He currently runs media workshops in the community, teaching kids everything he know from graphic design to video production. Dwayne also earned the City of Toronto INI award for Building Community through Arts. Committed to helping youth gain access to the world of media arts, Dwayne continues to build Highclass’s positive public influence, lending his enthusiasm and skillful eye along the way. There is no doubt that the future will see Dwayne Holness expand on a global scale as he builds his corporate clientele and adds to his already impressive portfolio. Dwayne takes pride in his work ethic and talents and welcomes every opportunity to make magic.

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