The City of Camrose Arts Council Mayor’s Arts Awards (MAA) is an annual program that acknowledges and celebrates artistic achievement and contributions to arts in the City of Camrose. This initiative will support the arts within our community and further respond to recommendations in the Camrose Arts and Culture Masterplan to foster and support emerging and established artists through programs of recognition. The Mayor’s Arts awards are intended to increase awareness of the artistic community in the City of Camrose. The Mayor’s Arts Awards event will showcase, acknowledge and honour artistic achievement in our community. 

Mayor's Arts Awards Categories

The Mayor’s Arts Awards Program recognizes two categories of contribution: 

Creator Award (1): cash prize and certificate of recognition
The Creator Award recognizes the achievements of an individual or group demonstrating, creating, practicing and/or performing art. The winner of this award will be decided by the Mayor's Arts Awards Committee. Submit your application or nominate someone here. Submission deadline is June 30, 2023.

Arts Champion Award (1): non-cash award and certificate of recognition
The Arts Champion Award recognizes an individual, group or business that has made extraordinary contributions to the arts through one or more of the following:

  • The creation and fostering of artistic endeavors,
  • Outstanding contributions in the areas of: Volunteerism, Advocacy, Support, Development.

The winner of this award will be decided solely by the Mayor's Arts Awards Committee (no nominations or applications required). 

Mayor's Arts Awards Event

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 5:00pm Cocktails  |  6:00pm Awards
Location: Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

Event activities include:

  • Cocktail Reception
  • Welcome Speech, Mayor Stasko
  • Acknowledgment of Nominees
  • Unveiling of Award Winners

Mayor's Arts Awards Committee

The MAA Committee shall be comprised of seven members with a range of expertise and perspectives, who are respected, knowledgeable and representative of a spectrum of artistic practices including one member of the Camrose Arts Council Board and member of the City of Camrose, Recreation and Culture Department.

  • Co-Chairs: Charlene Brown and Steven Hansen
  • Secretary: Tanya Pattullo
  • Treasurer: Angela Vanouck
  • Members at Large:
    • Arlo Grundberg
    • Joel Morello
    • Dave McDougall



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