On Wednesday, May 17, the 2017 Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts will be presented at a gala reception at the Sudbury Theatre Centre. The finalists were announced at a news conference this morning. The awards event, now in its fourth year, is a project of the Sudbury Arts Council in collaboration with Regroupement des organismes culturels de Sudbury (ROCS). In addition to the honour of being recognized by their peers, the artists will be awarded cash bursaries to help them continue to pursue their creative projects. The Award for Outstanding Emerging Artist, a cash prize of $2,500, will be presented.
Monthly Archives: March 2017
The third annual Paint the Downtown Yellow campaign in support of the Canadian Cancer Society’s daffodil month campaign, will be taking place Wednesday April 19th or Thursday 20th (weather dependent) and we are seeking volunteers to assist with the painting of yellow logos and daffodils in downtown Sudbury. Every April, volunteers hit the downtown streets with pails of yellow paint, stencils and paint brushes in hand. Their mission, to paint over 56 logos and daffodils across the streets of downtown. After a long day of hard work downtown yellow will be abundant, down every street. You will find yellow ribbons,.
The Evelyn Crandell Memorial Bursary for the Arts, now in its fifteenth year of existence, makes available a $2000.00 bursary to students in the fine arts programs. So far, the caliber of talent demonstrated by our recipients has been impressive. This bursary is intended to provide assistance to a student of the fine arts who demonstrates an advanced level of achievement, not necessarily academic, with the intent of continued higher pursuit. This year, for the first time, the information regarding eligibility and application is online at www.evelyncrandellbursary.com..
Waterlution, in partnership with Greatness – The Great Lakes Project, is looking for a Manitoulin-Sudbury district artist to help local residents connect and engage with the Great Lakes. Project Lead Christopher McLeod says “Great Art for Great Lakes wants to celebrate the grandeur and importance of the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth. We will fund a local artist to collaboratively create works of art with local residents that honour the Great Lakes, share their stories and mark Canada’s 150th birthday. It is crucial we connect with the Great Lakes so we can understand and safeguard them for our current.