Garratt, Bishop, IPM, Art Gallery among Cultural Award nominees - April 19, 2018
Several locals are among the finalists for this year’s Huron Cultural Awards, which are handed out annually by the Huron Arts and Heritage Network.
Blyth Festival Artistic Director Gil Garratt is among the nominees in the Individual Artist category. He is joined by photographer Devin Sturgeon and Elizabeth Van den Broeck of Elizabeth’s Art Gallery.
Bluevale’s Jacquie Bishop, who served as chair of last September’s International Plowing Match in Walton, is nominated in the Community Contribution category. Bryan Morton and the Four Winds Barn and Event Centre in Brussels is also nominated for its community contribution, as is Marcie Riegling of Miss Marcie Media, and formerly of the Blyth Festival, and the Alzheimer Society of Huron County.
The Blyth Festival Art Gallery’s 2017 Student Show is nominated in the Cultural Event/Organization category alongside the 2017 International Plowing Match, the Foundation for Education, LP Productions and Events, St. Joseph’s Kingsbridge Community and Thatotherchoir.
David Yates, Colleen Maguire and Marian Zinn are nominated for the award in the Heritage Individual/Organization category.
The winners will be announced and the awards will be handed out on Friday, April 27 at the awards gala, which is being held in Blyth at Memorial Hall.
Tickets are $18 each and can be purchased at eventbrite.com.