The winners of the 2017 City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards have been announced, and include 25 of the best and brightest creative minds in Vancouver.
Awards are given a wide variety of disciplines, from performing and visual arts to literary and culinary arts, as well as three special awards recognizing support of the arts, and a special lifetime achievement award. Each honouree in the studio and performing arts categories is invited to select an emerging artist in their discipline who demonstrates the promise of the next generation, who also receives an award.
The 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards winners are:
Craft and Design
Honouree: Brendan Lee Satish Tang
Emerging Artist: Shaun Peter Mallonga
Honouree: Mary Mackay
Emerging Artist: Leah Patitucci
Film and New Media
Honouree: Peg Campbell
Emerging Artist: Anaïsa Visser
Honouree: Joanne Arnott
Emerging Artist: Wil To Write (Wil George)
Honouree: Judy Radul
Emerging Artist: Julian Hou
Honouree: Bryan Newson
Emerging Artist: Helen Reed & Hannah Jickling
Community Engaged Art
Honouree: Earle Peach
Emerging Artist: Ariel Martz-Oberlander
Honouree: Artemis Gordon
Emerging Artist: Livona Ellis
Honouree: Giorgio Magnanensi
Emerging Artist: Stefan Maier
Honouree: Marcus Youssef
Emerging Artist: Conor Wylie
Choo Chiat Goh
SUPPORT OF THE ARTS
Business Support of the Arts
London Drugs Foundation
Arts Board Member of the Year
The awards will be presented at a free public ceremony at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre in Vancouver on October 11, 2017. The winner of the City of Vancouver Book Award will also be announced at the ceremony.
For more information on the City of Vancouver Mayor's Arts Awards, click here.