Since 1988 the Ottawa Arts Council has awarded over $300,000 to exceptional artists and to those who have shown outstanding commitment to the arts in our area. With the generous support of our sponsors and professional dedication of our jurors we have seen our Awards program grow.

Applications for 2020 Awards are now open

Deadline: February 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm.


The 2019 Ottawa Arts Council Awards have been awarded. Read more >>

Awards Jury

While we accept applications for jury on an ongoing basis, applications for the 2020 award jury has closed.

However, we invite you to submit your application for future awards juries.

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