Ryan Dias-Toppin

Neighborhood Salon Luminary

Ryan Dias-Toppin is the founder and curatorial and production manager at the Inner City Sanctuary for the Arts. Dias-Toppin is a producer, vocalist, performance artist, and multi-disciplinary visual artist. At Wesleyan University, she double-majored in Music and Sociology with a concentration in jazz theory and experimental music, and music and cultural spaces.

Dias-Toppin has worked for esteemed institutions like the Issue Project Room (Brooklyn, NYC); Spike Hill (Williamsburg, NYC), e National Underground (LES, NYC), FreeCandy (Bedstuy, NYC), and the MOMA's PS1 Center for Contemporary Art. She has also produced underground events and festivals in Boston and New York City.

Follow her on Instagram @daspoppn.