Attend the 2022 Greater Victoria Regional Arts Awards Program

The 2022 Greater Victoria Regional Arts Awards program is an evening of celebration and networking featuring the announcement of this year’s recipients and recognition of our colleagues who have contributed to the arts and culture community.

Join members of the regional arts and business community in celebration of artists and the incredible work that they do in the Greater Victoria, Capital Region.

This year’s awards will be presented to recipients during an in person reception at KWENCH, 2031 Store Street, Victoria, on Thursday, September 29, 2022, 6-8pm

Register to attend the Awards Program on Thursday, September 29, 2022 via Eventbrite.

Awards being presented:

  • Witness Legacy Award for Social Purpose and Responsibility through Art recognizes artists who use their artistic practice for positive social or environmental change. Includes a $500 prize.
  • ProArt Early-Career Artist Award recognizes the potential of an early-career artist. Includes a $500 prize.
  • Parc Retirement Living Mid-Career Artist Award recognizes contributions made by a local mid-career artist. Includes a $2,000 prize.
  • UVic, Fine Arts Student Community Impact Awards recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated an outstanding effort in a community engaged creative activity in Greater Victoria. Includes a $1,000 funding prize for each recipient.
  • City of Victoria Creative Builder Award recognizes an individual working behind the scenes who has worked to build the community. Includes a $3,000 prize.
  • CRD Arts Commission Regional Impact Award recognizes outstanding impact by a local festival/event/organization. Includes a $5,000 prize.
  • JAYMAC Outstanding Production Award, awarded to a locally produced performing arts production. Sponsored by the JAYMAC Fund through the Victoria Foundation. Includes a $15,000 prize.
  • John Mears Achievement in Music Award, recognizes a demonstrated commitment to the success of the arts community in the region. Includes a $2,000 prize.
  • Tributes and Recognitions
    Recognizing the contributions of members of the arts community who have retired or who have left the community.

Award Sponsors:

Program Sponsors:

Past Programs and Recipients:


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For any inquiries or questions please contact:
Doug Jarvis, Administrator
ProArt Alliance

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