Photos: Dahlia Katz (top) and Adam C Images (bottom)
With the John Hobday Award, Kate Cornell found a mentorship that will help her develop her skills in negotiation and arts promotion.
Julie Fossit will earn a master's certificate in marketing communications leadership that will help her explore new opportunities for creating, telling and sharing artists' stories.
What is this prize?
The John Hobday Awards in Arts Management are granted to talented arts managers in Canadian professional arts organizations for professional development or mentoring purposes.
Two prizes of $10,000 each
How to qualify
Apply to the Council.
A peer assessment committee will select the recipients from among all applications received.
For applicant and mentor eligibility criteria, application forms and further information on these prizes, see the John Hobday Awards in Arts Management Guidelines.
Who created this prize?
These prizes were established with a $1 million donation from the Samuel and Saidye Bronfman Family Foundation to the Canada Council for the Arts. John Hobday made an enormous contribution to improving the work quality and professionalism of Canadian arts managers by promoting professional development and continuous training and focusing on the profession's importance for the growth and viability of the arts.
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