Arts Awards

Arts Awards Sponsors

The City of Hamilton Arts Awards gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the 2018 program by the following sponsors:

Emerging Artist Award Sponsors

Music Award

Emerging artists recognized include performers, composers, songwriters, technical producers (in all genres of music).

Sponsored by Mohawk College

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Media Arts Award

Emerging artists recognized include photographers, video/film makers, audio/sound artists, graphic designers, animators, digital artists, web-based artists, media art installation artists, new media artists, or any fusion thereof.

Sponsored by dpai Architecture Inc.


Theatre Award

Emerging artists recognized include actors, directors, playwrights, lighting designers, sound designers and costume designers.

Sponsored by Incite Foundation 

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Visual Arts Award

Emerging artists recognized are engaged in painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, performance, and/or installation art.

Sponsored by Upper James Toyota

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Arts Education and Community Arts Award

Emerging artists recognized are professional artists leading learning experiences or community building activities for participants of any age. These activities can take place at schools, libraries, arts and creative industry organizations or collectives.

Sponsored by Marz Homes

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Arts Management Award 

Emerging artists recognized demonstrate leadership within an arts organization or project and recipients can include arts programmers, teachers, curators, facilities staff, marketing and communications professionals as well as fundraising and development staff.

Sponsored by Beckett Lowden Read, LLP

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Fine Craft Award

Emerging artists recognized include bead workers, book artists, ceramicists, textile artists, fashion designers and wearable art makers, furniture designers, glass artists, jewellery artists, metal artists, and woodworkers.

Sponsored by Elizabeth Parker, Sales representative, Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd Brokerage

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Dance and Performing Arts Award

Emerging artists recognized include poets, short story writers, journalists, fiction and non-fiction writers, and publishers.

Sponsored by Core Urban Inc.

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Reception Sponsors

IPC Next Steps Planning Logo

Media Sponsor

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Photography Sponsor

Print Sponsor

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Venue Sponsor

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Contact us

Ken Coit
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 6281
Email: [email protected]