awards-fullOwen Sound, Ontario – Monday, October 6, 2014 – Nominations for the 6th Annual Owen Sound Cultural Awards are now open. The City invites residents of the Owen Sound area to nominate their favourite artist, event, or organization for one of the nine awards to be presented at a reception at the Tom Thomson Art Gallery in February 2015.
The awards include: Outstanding Group, Individual, Event, or Festival; Emerging Artist; Patron; Volunteer Service; Cultural Heritage; and Lifetime Achievement. Each award winner receives a beautiful hand-crafted marquetry box designed by Owen Sound artist Diane Edwards. The winner of the Emerging Artist award also receives a cash prize of $500.
The 2015 Cultural Awards Nomination Package is now available online at or in printed form at City Hall, the Owen Sound and North Grey Union Public Library, and the Tom Thomson Art Gallery. Visit the website for more information and for names of previous award nominees and recipients.

Source - City of Owen Sound