The Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) is continuing to accept nominations for the 2013 MARTY awards! Currently into its 19th year, the 2013 MARTY Awards honour and support established as well as emerging artists in the community for their artistic achievement. The deadline for submissions is February 4, 2013 at 4 p.m. Please click here for to watch the official video!
MARTY AWARD CATEGORIES INCLUDE:
• Literary Arts
• Media Arts
• Performing Arts
• Performing Arts Groups
• Visual Arts
Each category honours an emerging artist and established artist with all winners receiving a cash prize of $1000, extensive media coverage and recognition at the MARTYs Arts Award ceremony. In addition to recognizing local talent, special awards are presented to individuals who have nurtured the development of the arts in the City of Mississauga.
SPECIAL MARTY AWARD CATEGORIES INCLUDE:• Volunteer of the Year Award
• Laurie Pallett Patron of the Arts Award
• People’s Choice Award
• Creative Community Award
Nomination forms are now available on the MAC website at www.mississaugaartscouncil.com. Please call 905-615-4278 for additional information. Nomination packages may be mailed, hand delivered or sent by courier to the Mississauga Arts Council office located at 300 City Centre Dr. Suite 1055, Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 3C9. Emailed, faxed or incomplete nomination packages will not be accepted. Please follow us on Twitter @MissArtsCouncil and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MissArtsCouncil for daily updates.
Complete with extensive media coverage and a red carpet kick-off, this year’s MARTY Awards celebration will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Mississauga’s Living Arts Centre (4141 Living Arts Drive).
Once all of the nominations for the awards have been collected, the general public will be invited to vote for their favourite artist in the running for the People’s Choice Award through the Mississauga Art Council’s website. Nominate yourself or a deserving artist today!
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013 at 4 p.m.
Media Contact: Luiza Sadowski
Communications Coordinator, Mississauga Arts Council
Tel: 905-615-4212 Email: email@example.com