Mayor Stephen Mandel and PACE are impressed with the calibre of all the nominees for the awards offered at the Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts.  We are truly fortunate to have such a diverse and talented pool of creative artists and arts supporters.  Thank you to everyone that allowed your name to be put forward for consideration.  The juries had their work cut out for them choosing the following, deserving recipients:

Award for Innovative Support by a Business for the Arts

ATCO Gas & ATCO Electric

Award for Sustained Support of the Arts

REALTORS® Association of Edmonton, Jon Hall, Marketing Manager

John Poole Award for Promotion of the Arts

Arts on the Ave

ATCO Gas Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement

Brian Webb

CN Award for Youth Artist

Candace Chu

DIALOG Award for Excellence in Artistic Direction

Marsh Murphy

Northlands Award for an Emerging Artist

Jason Carter

Robert Koetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize

FREDDY’S WAR  by Judy Schultz, Brindle & Glass, Publishing Ltd.

TELUS Courage to Innovate Award

iDance Edmonton