2015 Mayor’s Arts Awards announced

The 2015 recipients of the City of Vancouver’s Mayor’s Arts Awards have been announced, recognizing leading artists’ contributions to the city.

Recipients of the awards are chosen through peer review in 10 artistic categories, from literary to culinary and visual to performing arts, as well as five unique awards for involvement in our community. The winners receive a $3,000 cash prize and are tasked with naming an emerging artist in their field, who also receives $3,000.

In the Literary Arts category, Kate Braid has been named as the 2015 recipient and she has named Rob Taylor as the emerging artist.