For more than a decade, Toronto Arts Foundation has been honouring some of Toronto's best and brightest artists and arts organizations. The list of Toronto Arts Foundation Award winners is staggering, capturing a diverse and vibrant spectrum of emerging talents, iconic artists, cultural entrepreneurs and some of the most important arts organizations in the city. Past winners include: Franco Boni, Anusree Roy, Albert Schultz, Manifesto Community Projects, Adam Garnet Jones, SKETCH and more!
Every year, Toronto Arts Foundation presents these awards as part of The Mayor's Arts Lunch, an elegant and outstanding event the welcomes the entire spectrum of Toronto's creative community. The lunch welcomes leaders in the arts, business and politics, to celebrate the growing and vibrant cultural landscape of our wonderful city.
Toronto Arts Foundation believes that artists are among our most valued city-builders.
Artists are transforming Toronto.
And they are helping Toronto Arts Foundation build a more creative city, one block at a time.
This year, Each finalist was photographed as part of the Finalists Portrait Series, a beautiful series of stills shot by Denise Grant Photography, presented in partnership with NOW Magazine.
The Finalists for the 2013 Toronto Arts Foundation Awards are:
Emerging Artist Award
Fotis Kanteres | Daniel Karasik | Molly Johnson
Rita Davies and Margo Bindhardt Cultural Leadership Award
David Anderson | Robert Foster | Che Kothari
Muriel Sherrin Award for International Achievement in Dance
Denise Fujiwara | Patrick Parson | Carmen Romero
Arts for Youth Award
Art Starts | CUE | Expect Theatre
Presented in partnership by Toronto Arts Foundation, NOW Magazine and Denise Grant Photography. For more information about this year's Award Finalists please visit their website.