Ottawa Arts Council Presents Arts Awards

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Excitement was high as Ottawa celebrated artistic achievement and promise at the 2017 Arts Awards Presentation Evening. The Ottawa Arts Council hosted the event at the Theatre and Studio of Arts Court on May 9 with over 100 guests in attendance. 

Sponsors were on hand to award a total of $24,000 in seven categories, including the newly established Young Artist Award. 

Award Recipients

Jesse Stewart, photo: Christian Villemaire

Victor Tolgesy Arts Award

Sylvie Desrosiers

 

 

Jesse Stewart, photo: Christian Villemaire

Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Award 

Jesse Stewart
Finalists:  Maura Doyle and Andrew Wright

 

Gillian King, photo: Christian Villemaire

RBC Emerging Artist Award

Gillian King
Finalists:  Olivia Johnston and Catherine Voyer-Léger

 

Anjali Patil

Corel Endowment for the Arts Award

Anjali Patil

 

 

Peter Coffman

Project X, Photography Fund Award

Peter Coffman

 

Yasmine El Mansouri

Young Artist Award

Yasmine El Mansouri

 

Jennifer Lee

Young Artist Award

 Jennifer Lee

 

 

 

Jesse Stewart, photo: Christian Villemaire

Business and Arts Recognition Award

Star Motors of Ottawa

 

 

EVENT DETAILS

2017 Arts Awards Presentation
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Reception 6:30 p.m. / Awards Presentation 7:15 p.m.
Arts Court Studio and Theatre, 2, Daly Ave.

 

RBC Royal Bank

Event Sponsor

RBC Royal Bank

 

Michael Mancini, photo: Christopher Snow

Emcee

Michael Mancini

 

Musicians from Canterbury High School, photo: Christopher Snow

Musical Entertainment

Musicians from Canterbury High School

Alto Saxophone: John Harder
Keyboard: Nikolas Kouloufakos
Bass: Jack Johnson
Drums: Adam Mansfield

 

The Ottawa Arts Council would like to thank RBC Royal Bank, RBC Foundation, Mann Lawyers LLP, GGFL Chartered Professional Accountants, Ian Capstick and Shawn Dearn, and the City of Ottawa for their support of the Ottawa Arts Council Awards Program.

We’d also like to thank our event volunteers and all who nominated and supported this year’s nominees and finalists.