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Arts Awards Waterloo Region: 2019 Winners!

Arts Awards Waterloo Region hosted its awards night on Friday, November 22. The arts community – artists, supporters, and fans –gathered at The Tannery for the 2019 Arts Awards Waterloo Region Awards Event.

Posted on Sun, Dec 1st, 2019 8:51 pm by news services

The evening saw 11 awards presented: seven awards presented in the broad category of “the arts”; in addition, there were two Emerging Artist awards, an Arts Philanthropist award, and a Lifetime Achievement award.

Our 2019 winners are as follows:

           Tara Cooper, Arts Award

           Cathy Farwell, Arts Award

           Ahmad Meree, Emerging Artist

           Michelle Purchase, Arts Award

           Matt White, Arts Award

           Jim Good, Good Foundation Inc, Arts Philanthropist

           Ernest Daetwyler, Arts Award

           Majdi Bou Matar, Arts Award

           Meg Harder, Emerging Artist

           Juneyt Yetkiner, Arts Award

           Martin de Groot, Lifetime Achievement 

In addition, many thanks to members of the Arts Awards Waterloo Region Academy. Members of the Academy play a vital role in helping us to honour the best in art in our region. Without them, this awards process and awards night would not have been possible. 

Last, many thanks to our 2019 sponsors. Sponsors of the 2019 Arts Awards Waterloo Region include: the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo, Gowling WLG, The Boardwalk, Sunrise Centre, TLC Pet Foods, Hemmerich Flanagan Kratz McRae & Wilson, MFX Partners, Hematite, The C3 Group, Ian Cook Homes, Josslin Insurance Brokers, The Shops at Waterloo Town Square/Sportsworld, Confidance Studios, Flux Realty, Rae & Lipske, Waterloo Manufacturing Company Ltd. and Exchange Magazine.