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St. Catharines' Art Awards Celebrate Local Talent

May 5th, 2019 

By: Tristen Randall 

The St. Catharines Arts Awards happened on Friday where the city recognized a handful of local talents.

Each of the recipients received a hand-crafted award alongside 5 hundred dollars as a support for their future projects. The following awards were presented: 

  • Arts in Education Award, sponsored by the St. Catharines Downtown Association: Amanda Nelli.
  • Emerging Artist Award, sponsored by the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University (two recipients): Ola Kiermacz; Mel Monaco.
  • Established Artist Award, sponsored by Meridian Credit Union: Clelia Scala.
  • Making a Difference Award, sponsored by the Pen Centre: Mark Elliott.
  • Patron of the Arts Award, sponsored by Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery: Joe and Anita Robertson, in Memoriam.
  • Jury’s Pick Award, anonymously sponsored: Ayo Adewumi.