Friday, June 9, 2023

2023 Hamilton Arts Awards Winners, Including our Founder!

The Art Gallery of Hamilton was abuzz on Thursday, June 8 thanks to the 2023 Hamilton Arts Awards ceremony. Artists from all different genres and disciplines were there to celebrate the creative side of our fair city. 

Lou, our founder and blogger took home one of the Arts Champion awards.

A word from Lou.
"It was a great honour being recognized for my work alongside other incredible art supports. Hamilton is a city jam-packed with art and it deserves to be showcased to the world."
Here is a video of Lou and the other winners getting their much-deserved awards.

Video above courtesy of Linda Luigi

Below is a complete list of the winners.

Arts Champion (non-monetary award)
Lifetime Achievement ($2,500): Judith Sandiford and Ron Weihs (Artword)

Here is the end Judith and Ron's acceptance speech

Creator Awards ($2,500 each)

Nezqwik with Mother Tareka performed at the end of the ceremony. Here's a sample:

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