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St. Catharines Arts Awards


Your City. Your Arts. Your Awards.

The recipients have been named for the 2018 St. Catharines Arts Awards! The Ceremony took place on Monday, June 4 at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. 7 recipients were selected from the 22 nominees in 5 categories. These amazing artists, patrons and administrators have been recognized to represent the St. Catharines community through their commitment, talent, and contribution to the community. 

2018 Recipients:

  • Derek Knight, Arts in Education Award, sponsored by the Pen Centre
  • Marinko Jareb and Jessica Wilson, Emerging Artist Award, sponsored by the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, Brock University
  • Patricia Vanstone, Established Artist Award, sponsored by Meridian Credit Union
  • Shauna MacLeod, Jury’s Pick Award, sponsored by Anonymous
  • Rebecca Cann, Making a Difference Award, sponsored by the St. Catharines Downtown Association
  • Patrick Little, Patron of the Arts Award, sponsored by Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery


All nominees were provided with two (2) tickets to the event and a pre-show reception. Award recognition was presented as follows:

  • Arts in Education, Established Artist, and Making A Difference - a $500 cheque and a beautifully hand-crafted St. Catharines Arts Award
  • Emerging Artists (2) - a $500 cheque and civic certificate of appreciation
  • Patron of the Arts - a beautifully hand-crafted St. Catharines Arts Award 

First presented in 2005, the Arts Awards celebrate St. Catharines' artists and cultural industries, honour cultural leaders and their achievements, and cultivate support for the arts sector. Arts Award recipients demonstrate St. Catharines' breadth of talent and commitment to the arts.

For more information contact:

Michelle Nicholls
Culture Coordinator
Telephone: 905.688-5601 ext 5232.

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