CATEGORY BREAKDOWN Emerging Leader Award Excellence Award

Award description

This award recognizes an individual’s outstanding commitment and leadership potential within their arts or cultural community This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to  furthering the growth of the cultural sector

Award

  • $500 to go towards a professional development course of their choice – from WIC’s Course Board or other workshop/residency/etc.
  • Free admission to a WIC workshop of their choice
  • Sculpture award by Toronto artist Don McClennen
  • Free access to a WIC workshop of their choice

Who qualifies?

  • 2 - 5 years of experience in the cultural sector
  • Artists and administrators in the sector
  • Any individual who is relatively new in their career
  • Has received at least two nominations
  • Lives in Ontario
  • Self-nominations accepted
  • 5 + years of experience in the cultural sector
  • Artists and administrators in the sector
  • Lives in Ontario

Selection Criteria

  • Quality of nomination
  • Quantity of nominations individual receives
  • How the nominee has contributed to the sector
  • How the nominee has been recognized
  • Nominee's expressed interest in growth
  • Quality of nomination
  • Quantity of nominations individual receives
  • How the nominee has contributed to the sector
  • How the nominee has been recognized

Nomination Process

Complete online nomination:
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Complete online nomination:
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