Call for Submissions: 2015 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts, Ontario Arts Council

Enter your nominations by December 1, 2014!

Nominations for the 2015 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts are open. These awards are an excellent opportunity to recognize the leadership, innovation, creativity and talent that artists and arts organizations bring to communities across the province.

You know how arts and culture breathe life into communities across our province and how the arts contribute to Ontario’s economy. Shine a spotlight on this activity – nominate an artist or arts organization.

The awards are conferred in two categories: an individual artist award of $35,000 and an arts organization award of $50,000. Nominations can recognize a candidate engaged in any professional arts practice or cultural industry, including (but not limited to):

    • book and magazine publishing
    • crafts
    • dance
    • digital media
    • film
    • literature
    • media arts
    • music
    • sound recording
    • television
    • theatre
    • visual arts

Nominations are due December 1, 2014. Details about the Awards and nomination forms are available on the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) website.

OAC manages the nomination and adjudication process for the Awards on behalf of the Government of Ontario. For more information, contact OAC at 416-969-7423 (toll-free 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7423) or