The online nomination form follows the background and eligibility information, below:
Before you proceed with completing the nomination form below, please ensure that you have reviewed and understood all of the background and eligibility requirements related to the category in which you are submitting a nomination for.
That information can be found here:
- BMO Bank of Montreal Artist of the Year Award
- Arts Achievement Award
- Memorial University Arts in Education Award
- CBC Emerging Artist Award
- ArtsNL Hall of Honour Award
- ArtsNL Patron of the Arts Award
Brief definitions of each award category:
Nominations for the Arts Awards are submitted by the arts community, arts organizations and the general public. Members of Council vote by secret ballot to select the finalists and winners.
Six Awards are presented annually:
BMO Bank of Montreal Artist of the Year
This award recognizes the art or activity of an artist, arts group, or arts organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2017.
This award recognizes a practicing artist who has made an outstanding contribution to the cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador over a number of years.
Memorial University Arts in Education
This award recognizes an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to arts in education in Newfoundland and Labrador over a period of years.
CBC Emerging Artist
This award recognizes new and undisputed talent. It is awarded to an emerging artist, group or arts organization that has earned significant recognition for a piece of work or a generally out-sized impact on the scene.
ArtsNL Hall of Honour
This award recognizes a person, group, or organization that has made a distinguished lifetime contribution to the cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador.
ArtsNL Patron of the Arts
This award recognizes a person, business, or organization that has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the arts in Newfoundland and Labrador through innovative, community, or sustained support of artistic activity.
Winners of the BMO Bank of Montreal Artist of the Year, CBC Emerging Artist, Memorial University Arts in Education, and Cox & Palmer Arts Achievement Awards receive a $2,500 cash prize and a piece of artwork. Winners of the ArtsNL Patron of the Arts Award and inductees into the ArtsNL Hall of Honour receive a piece of artwork.
Privacy Notice: Under the authority of the annual ArtsNL Arts Awards, personal information is collected to determine award recipients. This information is kept confidential and handled as required by the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) Act. Any questions or comments can be sent to Joshua Jamieson, ArtsNL Communications Officer & ATIPP Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org, (709) 726-2212 ext. 203.