Friday, 9 September 2016

Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards & Call for Artist

Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) has recently launched the Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Award.  It is an annual program that recognizes, and celebrates excellence in various areas of the Arts, while building awareness of the contribution of artists to the region.

Do you know any artists that have had an impact on our Region?  If so, you should nominate them for this award before Sept. 16, 2016.  For more information on the Excellence in Arts Award, and nomination criteria please visit:

ACWB is also looking for artists to submit work for the Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards in 2 areas – the awards themselves, and/or for the art and wine pairing reception.  Artists are to submit a proposal to create 13 awards – one for each of the categories – and the work media should be 2D or 3D artwork / fine craft which reflects the following themes: Wood Buffalo; excellence in the arts; culture of creativity; courage and integrity; and/or collaborative leadership.  The pieces should be uniquely crafted pieces specifically for the awards program.   The deadline for submitting a proposal is Friday, September 26th.  Email submissions and directly related questions should be sent to