2021 Mayor's Awards for the Arts Nomination Package

Eligibility Criteria and Guidelines:

Please read the following to ensure your Nomination Package meets the eligibility requirements and is completed in full. Only complete packages will be reviewed.

 

NOMINEES

 

  • Reside within the Thompson Nicola Regional District

  • Living at the time of selection

  • May not be a full-time or part-time staff member of the Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops Symphony or Western Canada Theatre

  • May only receive the award once. May be nominated in a different category (See Recipients.)

NOMINATORS

  • Any person residing and/or once residing in the TNRD

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Cannot be a member of the adjudication committee

The deadline for submitting a nomination is Friday, November 6, 2020, at 5:00 pm.
Please fill out the appropriate form below.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR: PERFORMING ARTS

CORPORATE CHAMPION

EMERGING ARTIST

INNOVATION IN THE ARTS

Please Include the Following Supporting Documents

 

Emerging Artist

Please include in all nominations:

  • CV/Resume including formal or informal training, information on the nominee's leadership and contributions to the culture in the community, a list of awards or recognition relevant to the nomination, and a list of published works and/or public presentation, including exhibitions or performances.

  • Two (2) letters of support that clearly address why this person is the ideal nominee for the Mayor’s Awards for the Arts

  • A brief biography highlighting achievements (100 word maximum)

The biography may be used in media releases, on the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts website and in the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts program.

  • A brief statement from the nominee discussing how this award would impact his/her future career (250 word maximum)

  • Two (2) high resolution digital images to be used for promotional purposes. Please ensure one is a head shot.

  • Up to five images of the nominee’s work and/or audio/visual samples. Do not send originals.

  • Copies of articles, photographs, awards, testimonials, etc. about the nominee that will support their accomplishments and contributions.

 
Corporate Champion

Please include in all nominations:

  • Two (2) letters of support that clearly address why this person and/or organization is the ideal nominee for the Mayor’s Awards for the Arts

  • A brief organizational biography highlighting achievements (100 word maximum)

The biography may be used in media releases, on the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts website and in the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts program.

  • A brief statement from the nominee discussing how they have contributed to the Arts sector in the TNRD and why it is important to them

  • Two (2) high resolution digital images to be used for promotional purposes. Please ensure one is a logo.

  • Copies of articles, photographs, awards, testimonials, etc. about the nominee that will support their accomplishments and contributions.

Innovation in the Arts

Please include in all nominations:

  • Two (2) letters of support that clearly address why this organization is the ideal nominee for the Mayor's Awards for the Arts

  • A brief biography highlighting achievements (100 word maximum)

The biography may be used in media releases, on the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts website and in the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts program.

  • A brief statement from the nominee discussing how the nominee has shown a visionary and innovative approach to supporting the Arts in the TNRD and why it is important to them. Please include information on the nominee's leadership and contribution of their impact.

  • Two (2) high resolution digital images to be used for promotional purposes. Please ensure one is a logo.

  • Copies of articles, photographs, awards, testimonials, etc. about the nominee that will support their accomplishments and contributions.

Artist of the Year: Performing Arts

Please include in all nominations:

  • CV/Resume including formal or informal training, information on the nominee's leadership and contributions to the culture in the community, a list of awards or recognition relevant to the nomination, and a list of published works and/or public presentation, including exhibitions or performances.

  • Two (2) letters of support that clearly address why this person is the ideal nominee for the Mayor’s Awards for the Arts

  • A brief biography highlighting achievements (100 word maximum)

The biography may be used in media releases, on the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts website and in the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts program.

  • A brief statement from the nominee discussing how they have contributed to the ARts community in Kamloops (250 word maximum)

  • Two (2) high resolution digital images to be used for promotional purposes. Please ensure one is a head shot.

  • Up to five (5) samples of the nominee's work. Please do not send originals.

  • Copies of articles, photographs, awards, testimonials, etc. about the nominee that will support their accomplishments and contributions.

PLEASE NOTE

All submitted nomination materials must be true and accurate. Falsified information will result in disqualification from the Arts Awards process. Phone numbers, email and mailing addresses will not be made public as part of the Awards process.

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