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Arts Awards Waterloo Region: Congratulations to our 2019 Winners!
Arts Awards Waterloo Region hosted its awards night on Friday, November 22. The arts community – artists, supporters, and fans –gathered at The Tannery for the 2019 Arts Awards Waterloo Region Awards Event.
The evening saw 11 awards presented: seven awards presented in the broad category of "the arts"; in addition, there were two Emerging Artist awards, an Arts Philanthropist award, and a Lifetime Achievement award.
Our 2019 winners are as follows:
Tara Cooper, Arts Award
Cathy Farwell, Arts Award
Ahmad Meree, Emerging Artist
Michelle Purchase, Arts Award
Matt White, Arts Award
Jim Good, Good Foundation Inc, Arts Philanthropist
Ernest Daetwyler, Arts Award
Majdi Bou Matar, Arts Award
Meg Harder, Emerging Artist
Juneyt Yetkiner, Arts Award
Martin de Groot, Lifetime Achievement
Congratulations to the winners!
In addition, many thanks to members of the Arts Awards Waterloo Region Academy. As a member of the Academy, you play a vital role in helping us to honour the best in art in our region. Without you, this awards process and awards night would not have been possible.
Last, many thanks to our 2019 esponsors. Sponsors of the 2019 Arts Awards Waterloo Region include: the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo, Gowling WLG, The Boardwalk, Sunrise Centre, TLC Pet Foods, Hemmerich Flanagan Kratz McRae & Wilson, MFX Partners, Hematite, The C3 Group, Ian Cook Homes, Josslin Insurance Brokers, The Shoppes at Waterloo Town Square/Sportsworld, Confidance Studios, Flux Realty, Rae & Lipske, Waterloo Manufacturing Company Ltd., Exchange Magazine Quarterly and exchangemagazine.com.