Media Kit

Press releases, media advisories and photos

 

ABOUT TORONTO ARTS FOUNDATION

Toronto Arts Foundation is a charitable organization that sparks creative connections, spotlights artistic excellence, and supports vibrant cultural growth throughout our diverse city, through private sector investment. 

 

ABOUT THE TORONTO ARTS FOUNDATION AWARDS

The Toronto Arts Foundation Awards celebrate artistic excellence and recognize the contributions of artists and arts supporters, across disciplines, to creative city-building in Toronto. Financial support of the awards is provided through a combination of legacies and annual donations from private and corporate donors. The awards are presented annually at the Mayor's Arts Lunch. 

The 2018 Mayor's Arts Lunch took place on May 16.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND MEDIA ALERTS

Recipients Announcement (PDF)
$62,000 Awarded to Creators, Innovators and Leaders

Recipients Backgrounder (PDF)
Awards descriptions and full bios of 2018 Awards recipients. Jury members and sponsor lists.

Media Alert (PDF)
Arts, Civic, Business and Political Leaders to Celebrate Toronto Arts Foundation Awards

Finalists Announcement (PDF)
Announcing the finalists of the 2018 Toronto Arts Foundation Awards

Finalists Backgrounder (PDF)
Awards descriptions and full bios of the 2018 Toronto Arts Foundation Awards finalists

 

IMAGES

To view photos from the 2018 Mayor's Arts Lunch awards ceremony, visit our Flickr Page. Photo credits: Sean Howard Photography

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RISE Edutainment. Arts for Youth Award Recipient. Randell Adjei, Founder. Photo by Sean Howard.  


The Power Plant Comtemporary Art Gallery. Arts for Youth Award Finalist. Joshua Heuman, Curator of Education and Public Programs and Elyse Rodgers, Power Youth Coordinator. Photo by Sean Howard. 


UforChange. Arts For Youth Award Finalist. Perry Phalla, Program Coordinator, Toni Carter, Design and Communications Coordinator, Natalia Martinez Nagles, Administrator and Policy Researcher. Photo by Sean Howard. 


Ritesh Das. Celebration of Cultural Life Award Finalist. Photo by Sean Howard. 


Ruth Howard. Celebration of Cultural Life Award Recipient. Photo by Sean Howard. 


Dan Yashinsky. Celebration of Cultural Life Award Finalist. Photo by Sean Howard. 


Britta Johnson. Emerging Artist Award Finalist. Phot by Trish Lindstrom.


David Norsworthy. Emerging Artist Award Finalist. Photo by Sean Howard. 


Jivesh Parasram. Emerging Artist Award Recipient. Photo by Sean Howard. 


Mitchell Marcus. Roy Thomson Hall Award of Recognition Finalist. Photo by Sean Howard. 


Musicworks. Roy Thomson Hall Award of Recognition Finalist. Jessie Rivést, Operations and Circulation Manager, Jennie Punter, Editor, Chris Mayo, Board Member. Photo by Sean Howard.


The WholeNote. Roy Thomson Hall Award of Recognition Recipient. Allan Pulker, Chairman of the Board and David Perlman, Publisher and Editor in Chief. Photo by Sean Howard.