2019 AMNA Finalists!
2019 Vitreous Glass - Champion of the Arts Award
This Category is designed to recognize an individual in the community who has made outstanding contributions through a variety of non-financial ways such as volunteering and mentoring; supporting the arts in Airdrie and therefore enhancing the entire arts community.
2019 McKee Homes - Professional Artist Award
This category is designed to recognize an individual in the arts community respected by their contemporaries for advancing and enhancing the arts through their exceptional talent and body of work. This individual has made substantial contributions to our community in the area of the arts; literary, music, dance, new media, theatre or visual arts; over an extended period of time.
2019 AUArts - Emerging Artist Award
This category is designed to recognize an individual or group who has been a part of the Airdrie arts community for less than five years and who has demonstrated excellence and creativity in their work. These artists have shown exceptional promise in the area of the arts; literary, music, dance, new media, theatre or visual arts.
2019 Qualico Communities - Youth Artist Award
This category is designed to recognize an individual 21 years of age and under who has shown exemplary discipline, effort, talent and promise in their chosen artistic endeavours. In addition to the award, the youth recipient will receive a $1000 scholarship.
2019 Borger - Arts Educator Award
This Category is designed to recognize passionate, dedicated and innovative educators that have made outstanding teaching contributions in the Airdrie arts community. These teachers set the benchmark for quality in art education and strive to further its excellence and relevancy. They are mentors who consistently nurture their students’ artistic potential and creative processes. They are leaders in forward thinking, critical analysis and historical knowledge of their artistic milieu. The ability to further their students’ growth and development through the generosity of their time and guidance is what makes them truly unique.