The Ottawa Arts Council Announces Awards Finalists

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Finalists for the RBC Emerging Artist Award and Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award were announced at a reception at Arts Court on March 10, 2016.

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

The finalists are:

  • Jamaal Jackson Rogers – Poet
  • Meredith Snider – Visual Artist
  • Caroline Yergeau – Theatre Artist

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The Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award was established to provide support and encourage artists who have advanced beyond the emerging stage of their careers.

The finalists are:

  • Martin Golland – Visual Artist
  • David O’Meara – Poet
  • Jean Stéphane Roy – Theatre Artist

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The Ottawa Arts Council would like to thank RBC Royal Bank, RBC Foundation, Mann Lawyers LLP, GGFL Chartered Accountants, and the City of Ottawa for their support of the Ottawa Arts Council Awards Program.
The Arts Awards presentation will take place on Tuesday, April 26 in the Arts Court Studio.

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Since 1988 the Ottawa Arts Council has awarded over $180,000 to exceptional artists and to those who have shown outstanding commitment to the arts in our area.

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