Gabriola Isle of the Arts Festival
A Celebration of the Arts with 30 workshops and 10 events. Make, Learn and Play with Island Artists.
Nominations Open for the 2018 ARTY AWARD
The ARTY AWARD is presented each year to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the arts on Gabriola Island. Previous winners include artists, performers, administrators, and all have done their part to build or support the creative vibe on Gabriola.
Here’s the list of previous ARTY AWARD recipients:
2017 – Graham Sheehan
2016 – Gail Lund
2015 – Leah Hokanson
2014 – Tammy Hudgeon
2013 – Sheila Norgate
2012 – Jim Wilson-Storey
2011 – Kathy McIntyre
Here’s what happens: GAC members submit nominations for the award. You can submit as many nominations as you like. Current GAC staff members and directors are NOT eligible to receive the ARTY Award. After the deadline, the GAC Board reviews all nominations and makes the final decision about this year’s recipient.
Submission deadline: April 1 at 4 pm
The ARTY AWARD will be given out at the ARTY PARTY on Saturday, April 14 at the Surf Lodge.