CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

Arts Council Awards 2010

Arts Council Awards and Gala

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Emerging Artist

The Emerging Artist Award recognizes new and undisputed talent. It is awarded to an emerging artist, group, or arts organization that has earned significant recognition for a piece of work or a generally out-sized impact on the scene.

The finalists for the 2010 Emerging Artist Award are: - Jordan Bennett - visual artist (Corner Brook) - Jordan Canning - film maker (St. John’s) - Billy Gauthier - sculptor/carver (North West River)

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The winner, along with the winners in all other award categories, will be announced at the Arts Awards Show and Gala: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Reid Theatre in St. John’s.

Artist Profile: Isabella St. John

Potter and ceramic artist Isabella St. John has created a series of five individual porcelain lanterns. These pieces will be presented to the winners of the Artist of the Year, Arts in Education, Emerging Artist, Arts Achievement, and Patron of the Arts Awards. Isabella operates the Blue Moon Pottery located in the Lower Battery overlooking St. John’s.

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