Announcing | Recipient of TD Arts Diversity Award

Syrus Marcus Ware has been announced as the recipient of the $10,000 TD Arts Diversity Award!

With excitement we share that Syrus Marcus Ware has been named the recipient of the TD Arts Diversity Award, announced at a reception this evening!

The TD Arts Diversity Award is a $10,000 cash prize that celebrates an individual community-engaged artist making a significant contribution in Toronto by working collaboratively in, with and for communities.

Tamla Matthews, a peer juror on a panel of artists and community leaders adjudicating the TD Arts Diversity Award says, "Syrus keeps advancing the community arts field and is a stand out role model in the industry. He has always shown exemplary care for the sector and building sustainable resources for the field." 

Neighbourhood Arts Network is extremely proud to be contributing to Toronto’s cultural fabric by supporting community artists to carry out a diverse range of art projects throughout Toronto. The TD Arts Diversity Award has been able to bridge recognition and celebrate community artists. 

Read more about the amazing work that Syrus is doing to transform Toronto's communities through the arts here.