Artistic Excellence Award


The Artistic Excellence Award recognizes a person, group or organization with a disability who contributes to the creative and cultural life of our community through his or her chosen artistic medium.

Eligible Nominees

To be consider for this award eligible nominees include:

-Individuals who live, work or attend school in Ottawa, and who have a disability

-Those who are involved in visual, musical, performing, cinematic, literary or photographic art

Selection Factors:

The Celebration of People Selection Committee will consider the following factors in the evaluation of nominees for the Artistic Excellence Award:

-The number of years involved in artistic activities

-The degree to which their art has been shared with or is accessible to others in the community (for example, through displays, exhibits, performances)

-Perseverance in the pursuit of their art in the face of obstacles and/or challenges

-The Selection Committee may select two recipients in this category to recognize an individual and an organization


Download Artistic Excellence Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)

Download Artistic Excellence Award Nomination Form PDF

Nomination Guidelines


Early Bird Deadline: Monday September 24th, 2018 (enter draw for 2 free tickets)

Final Deadline: Friday October 5th, 2018


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Please mail or email your nomination and/or supporting documentation (pictures, letters, articles etc.) to the address below.

Mailing Address
Celebration of People Nomination Committee
(c/o Citizen Advocacy)
312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON
K1Y 4X5

Additional information
Tel: 613-761-9796
TTY: 613-725-6175
Fax: 613-761-9525