The Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards is an annual program that recognizes and celebrates excellence in various areas of the arts throughout our region. The program also builds awareness of the incredible contribution artists make to Wood Buffalo. Each award will be handcrafted by a local artist, providing further investment in our creative economy. The “Buffys” invest in the future of our growing arts community by supporting our most exceptional artists. The recognition received by each award winner will raise their profile, build their portfolio, and allow them to compete and thrive as an artists within our community and beyond the borders of Wood Buffalo. For more information about the program and for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Diana Moser, Programs & Partnerships Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 587-1625 x.102.
Nominations for the 2017 Arts Awards will open soon, please check back for updates!
The 2016 Arts Awards were handed out during a sold out showcase event on October 22, 2016. The focus of the event was to celebrate the achievements of our local artists through high energy, poignant performances that highlight all that our vibrant arts community has to offer. The theme for the 2016 awards showcase was “The Midnight Circus”, which provided a breathtaking back drop for the evening’s entertainment. The 2016 nominees and recipients can be found here.