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.

Sponsored by

Canadian Mental Health Association

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

Artistic Excellence Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)

CoP Nomination Guide 2016

Artistic Excellence Award - Nomination Form

  • Nominee Information
  • Nominator Information
  • 1st Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - required)
  • 2nd Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - optional)
  • Letters of reference strengthen nominations. You are encouraged to provide additional supporting documents or information including testimonial letters, publications, articles and/or photos (word, PDF & JPEG file formats accepted).
  • The questions below have been developed to guide you in the presentation of information on your nominee.

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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
email: events@citizenadvocacy.org