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Nomination Deadline: February 5, 2019

Toronto Arts Foundation is accepting nominations for five awards. The awards celebrate artistic excellence and recognize the contributions of artists and arts supporters to creative city-building in Toronto.

The awards offered in 2019 are:

Arts for Youth Award – a $20,000 cash prize, with finalists receiving $2,000. The award celebrates an individual, collective or organization that has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to engaging Toronto’s youth through the arts.

Emerging Artist Award – a $10,000 cash prize, with finalists receiving $2,000. The award celebrates the accomplishments and future potential of an emerging Toronto artist working in any discipline.

Margo Bindhardt and Rita Davies Award – a $10,000 cash prize, with finalists receiving $1,000. The award celebrates an individual artist, creator, volunteer or administrator who has demonstrated creative cultural leadership in the development of arts and culture in Toronto.

Muriel Sherrin Award – a $10,000 cash prize that celebrates an artist or creator who has made a contribution to the cultural life of Toronto through outstanding achievement in music. The recipient will also have participated in international initiatives, including touring, studying abroad and participating in artist exchanges. In addition to the prize money, the 2019 recipient will receive a complimentary week long stay at Valleyview Artist Retreat.

Emerging Jazz Artist Award – a $10,000 cash prize with finalists receiving $1,000. The award furthers the career of an outstanding emerging jazz artist and is intended to support the pre-production, production, and/or recording of original music composed by the recipient.

Any person may submit a nomination including arts champions, artists, arts managers and board directors. Self-nominations are accepted for the Emerging Jazz Artist Award only.

Nomination Deadline: February 5, 2019

Visit the Toronto Arts Foundation website to learn more about the awards: https://torontoartsfoundation.org/initiatives/awards/nominate-today

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For more information: https://torontoartsfoundation.org/initiatives/awards/nominate-today

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