The 27th annual NLAC Arts Awards

The 27th annual NLAC Arts Awards were presented last night in Gander at the Joseph R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre.

Winners of the Artist of the Year, Emerging Artist, Arts in Education, and Arts Achievement Awards receive a $2,000 cash prize and a piece of art.  


The winners are…

Arts in Education Award: Christina Smith (musician / writer)

CBC Emerging Artist Award: Jordan Bennett (visual artist)

Hall of Honour Award: Garmel Rich (Labrador grass weaver) and Suzanne Woolridge (arts journalist)
Patron of the Arts Award: Heather McKinnon

Arts Achievement Award: Douglas Dunsmore (musician)

Artist of the Year Award: Ruth Lawrence (filmmaker / actor)


For more information, click the web links above or visit the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council website