The Town of Edson & the Edson and District Historical Society celebrated the Arts in grand style at the 7th annual Edson and Area Arts Awards, Arts on Fire. Local recording artist, Tyler Babiuk performed his original works, Jaqui Curry emceed and Manna Restaurant presented a beautiful display of delicious appetizers.
Congratulations to past winners:
2012-Mackenzie Brown, Matricia Brown, Barb Mergaert, and Doug Woodhouse 2013-Cassandra Freeborn, Shirley Lueck, Rory MacDonald, and the Rotary Club of Edson 2014-Jairus Davi-Digui, Ryan Halterman, Frieda Maynard, Greg Templeton, Tracy Templeton, and Robyne Wilock 2015-Sonja Boyce, Chautauqua Edson Arts Council, Shari McDowell and Ella and Berg Felsing 2016-Madison Sharman, Peter Taylor, Brianne Benson, Mackenzie Eidt, Tamara Everett, Edson Cultural Heritage Organization, and Edson and District Historical Society 2017-Annette McGill, Emma Laurin, Jerry Berthelette and Quinn Larder
Congratulations to our new Winners:
Arts Champion- Lara Felsing
Cultural Pillar- Helen Payette
Young Artist in the Community- Ava Simmons
Artist for the Arts- Diana Inscho
Arts on Fire 2019
The deadline for nominations is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2019
-on a separate page explain why this nominee should be considered for the award (address the award criteria in your nomination) -all nominees must submit a biography up to 250 words in length -where possible, illustrate the nomination with support materials such as CDs, DVDs, photographs on a flash drive, letters of reference, press clippings, website links (copies-not originals)-TO A MAXIMUM OF 5 ITEMS -drop off the nomination form, explanation biography, and support materials to Community Services at the Town of Edson Office or at the Galloway Station Museum by Friday, September 7, 2018.
Note to Nominators
Nominators must complete the nomination form, notify the nominee, and provide support materials. The nominator must not be a family member or co-habiting partner. When the nominee is an organization, the nominator cannot be a board member or staff person of the organization. Nominators can submit a maximum of TWO nominations per category. Please do not nominate on someone else’s behalf.
Previous Arts on Fire winners are not eligible for nomination.
Arts on Fire jury or committee members may not submit nominations if they are currently serving on the jury or selection committee.