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Awards / Bursaries


Creativity Connected Awards

Deadline: September 15, 2019

The Creativity Connected Awards recognize companies or individuals in Richmond Hill who have demonstrated excellence in the creative industries field. The purpose of the Awards is to celebrate creativity and the power of ideas in all forms.

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Richmond Hill Arts Awards

Deadline: TBC - December 2019

The Richmond Hill Arts Awards profile cultural success stories by recognizing artistic talent and community contribution to the arts sector in Richmond Hill. The Richmond Hill Arts Awards will be presented annually at the Richmond Hill Cultural Summit.

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Applied Arts Awards

Deadline: Various

Launched in 1992, the Applied Arts Awards are the only competition in Canada that recognizes the creative work of professionals across the visual communications sector, from image-makers to advertising executives to designers. These awards are your best opportunity to promote your work to an audience of the best and brightest of the industry as well as to potential clients. Over the past 25 years, the Applied Arts Awards have become an international recognition of creative excellence.

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Premier's Awards for Excellence in the Arts

Deadline: TBC - December 2019

In 2006, the Government of Ontario created the awards as a sign of the province’s deep appreciation of the wonderful artists and arts groups who have chosen to work here and its appreciation for their invaluable and lasting contribution to the enrichment of our way of life.

The awards recognize the outstanding achievements of artists and arts organizations, as well as their contributions to arts and culture in Ontario over a significant period of time.

The awards support any artistic practice, including but not limited to craft, dance, literature, media arts, music, theatre, visual arts and cultural industries, such as book and magazine publishing, digital media, film, television and sound recording. The awards are not intended as a lifetime achievement award.

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Society of York Region Artists - CURIOUS MINDS
November 29 – January 25
Society of York Region Artists’ 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale 
Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora
Deadline: 11 Nov 2019 
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Town of Georgina 2019 Summer Photo Contest
Deadline: September 9, 2019
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Wallace Joyce Scholarship
The Wallace Joyce Scholarship is a $1,000 bursary created to support students from York Region pursuing their studies in an art-related field at a post-secondary level.
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York Region Arts Council, YRAC

395 Mulock Drive,
Newmarket, ON. L3Y 4Y9

Phone: 905-726-3278
Fax: 905-726-2788

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