Personal Philanthropy

Ontario Arts Foundation Artist Educator Award

The Ontario Arts Foundation Artist Educator Award is given to an Ontario resident who exemplifies excellence in arts education, demonstrates a unique approach to their arts education practice, creates meaningful learning experiences for young people, inspires connections to the arts beyond the classroom and continues to maintain an active arts practice.  The Ontario Arts Foundation established and manages the endowment that funds the Artist Educator Award.

 

Nomination and Selection Process
The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Awards Office administers the nomination and the adjudication process for the award. OAC juries nominate artists from the list of applicants to the current year’s Artists in Communities and Schools and Indigenous Artists in Communities and Schools programs.

 

Current Recipient
2017     Yaovi Hoyi (YAO)

Prize:  $10,000 

 

Past Recipients

2016     Jamaal Rogers

2015     Lorrie Gallant

 

News Releases
YAO Receives the Ontario Arts Foundation Artist Educator Award    January 15, 2018
Jamaal Rogers Receives the Ontario Arts Foundation Artist Educator Award  September 13, 2016

Lorrie Gallant is Awarded the First Annual Ontario Arts Foundation Artist Educator Award   September 30, 2015
The Ontario Arts Foundation Announces the Ontario Arts Foundation Artist Educator Award  
July 8, 2015

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