The Newcomer Arts Award is designed to support the future potential of newcomer artists working in a range of disciplines across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Awards of $2500 are intended to support each recipient’s artistic practice.
The Newcomer Arts Award is a micro-award program for newcomer (immigrant and refugee) artists. Sponsored by RBC the Newcomer Arts Award is designed to support the future potential of newcomer artists across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) working in a range of disciplines. These $2,500 awards are intended to support each recipient’s artistic practice.
Neighbourhood Arts Network is an initiative of Toronto Arts Foundation.
Individuals must be:
- an artist who has lived in Canada for 7 years or less
- a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Approved Refugee Claimant (i.e. Protected Person) or have applications for permanent residency or citizenship pending
- over 18 years old
- a resident of the City of Toronto OR Halton, Peel, York, Durham municipalities
- a member of Neighbourhood Arts Network. If you are not a member, please sign up on their website.
Artists can receive only one RBC Newcomer Arts Award per year.
Any or All Disciplines, Architecture, Literary arts, Performing arts - Dance, Performing arts - Theatre, Performing arts - Other, Visual Arts, Media Arts, Crafts/Artisan, Music and Sound
Immigrant, Refugee, or New To Canada
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