WAC Arts Awards Winners for 2012

WAC Arts Award Winners for 2012

WAC Arts Award Winners for 2012
From left to right, Holly McNally, Jose Koes, Michael Dumontier, Leslie Supnet, Mayor Sam Katz. Not pitcured: Larry Desrochers

José Koes

A dedicated and exceptional member of the Volunteer Associates of The Winnipeg Art Gallery, José Koes has provided exemplary service to the greater benefit of the WAG for 31 remarkable years.

Nominated by Winnipeg Art Gallery.

RBC On the Rise

Leslie Supnet

Leslie Supnet’s distinctive films have screened at more than 100 major festivals globally, and her poignant illustrations have appeared in publications nationally. She has shown exceptional commitment to this community by actively teaching, volunteering and serving on boards and committees.

Nominated by Nominated by MAWA & Negative Space.

Making a Mark

Michael Dumontier

Michael Dumontier, a founding member of the internationally acclaimed Royal Art Lodge, is the quintessential Winnipeg artist—humble, industrious, inventive, idiosyncratic, and forever collaborating with other artists.

Nominated by Plug In ICA.

Making a Difference

Larry Desrochers

For his outstanding work in pioneering the creation of the Winnipeg Fringe Festival, and his exceptional efforts in the creative renewal of two important Winnipeg organizations.

Nominated by Dave Barber.

Arts Champion

McNally Robinson Booksellers

McNally Robinson Booksellers, promoter of the arts in Manitoba for over 30 years, has invested in initiatives of enormous benefit to our cultural community. This Winnipeg institution is an Arts Champion.

Nominated by Agassiz Chamber Music Festival.