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Peter Honeywell Mid-Career Artist Award Recipient

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

The Peter Honeywell Mid-Career Artist Award, which was renamed in 2019 to honour the legacy of the long-time Council Executive Director, was established to recognize and encourage the achievements of Ottawa artists of all disciplines who have evolved beyond the emerging stage in their... Read More >

RBC Emerging Artist Award Final Recipient

Tue, Apr 7, 2020

For the last decade, RBC Foundation has been supporting the RBC Emerging Artist Award, allowing the Ottawa Arts Council to distribute $70,000 to local artists in our community. This has made significant impacts in the work of our early careers artists, and we are grateful to RBC... Read More >

Project X Photography Award Recipient

Mon, Apr 6, 2020

Project X, Photography Award recognizes the merits of a publicly presented photographic project by an Ottawa-based artist. This award is presented by SPAO, the Ottawa Art Gallery and the Ottawa Arts Council.

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Young Artist Award Recipient

Sun, Apr 5, 2020

The Young Artist Award is a project-based, mentorship-driven youth arts award established for the recognition and encouragement of young Ottawa-based artists, aged 14 – 17 years old, demonstrating exceptional potential and a commitment to excellence in any art form.

Thank you to our... Read More >

Business and the Arts Award Recipient

Sat, Apr 4, 2020

The Business and the Arts Recognition Award was initiated in 1994 to recognize and encourage support from Ottawa’s business community to the local arts sector. Nominators are asked to submit a letter outlining the business’s involvement in the local cultural community, and how they have helped... Read More >

Understanding the Financial Impact of Covid-19—Looking Forward

Fri, Apr 3, 2020

When we reached out to you – our arts & culture community – last week, we learned that for most of you, the main challenge you’re facing as a result of COVID-19 is how to make ends meet in your household or business, today and in the future. 

While none of us know how long these... Read More >

Corel Endowment Fund for the Arts Award Recipient

Fri, Apr 3, 2020

The Corel Endowment Fund for the Arts Award champions projects that celebrate the integration of technology and the arts.The award supports projects with the potential to significantly advance the artist’s art practice or have an impact on the community.

Thank you to all the applicants... Read More >

Peter Honeywell Mid-Career Artist Award Shortlist

Thu, Apr 2, 2020

The Peter Honeywell Mid-Career Artist Award, which was renamed in 2019 to honour the legacy of the long-time Council Executive Director, was established to recognize and encourage the achievements of Ottawa artists of all disciplines who have evolved beyond the emerging stage in their career to... Read More >

RBC Emerging Artist Award Shortlist

Thu, Apr 2, 2020

The RBC Emerging Artist Award was established to recognize and encourage the achievements of Ottawa artists who are in the early stages of their career in the arts and are working towards becoming recognized professional artists, while engaging with the community.

This award is presented... Read More >

Project X, Photography Award Finalists

Thu, Apr 2, 2020

Project X, Photography Award recognizes the merits of a publicly presented photographic project by an Ottawa-based artist. This award is presented by SPAO, the Ottawa Art Gallery and the Ottawa Arts Council.

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