City of Hamilton Arts Awards Sponsors

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

Emerging Artist Award Sponsors

Music Award

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

Sponsored by Mohawk College

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Media Arts Award


Creators of film, video, audio/sound art, graphic design, animation, digital art, webbased art, photography, media art installation, new media, and any fusion thereof.

Sponsored by Core Urban 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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Reception Sponsors


Media Sponsor

  The Hamilton Spectator

Photography Sponsor

   Banko Media