Meet our recipients and learn about their art initiatives.

Jenna Tenn-Yuk
Jenna Tenn-Yuk

Jenna Tenn-Yuk is a spoken word artist, public speaker and educator. She was a member of the 2010 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word Wild Card team, and has performed at Parliament Hill, City Hall, Pecha Kucha, numerous conferences and has given a TEDx Talk. Jenna was awarded a Tontine award for her project that seeks to engage people in spoken word by providing free workshops.

Jeannette Tossounian
Jeannette Tossounian

Jeannette Tossounian is an artist who has compiled a series of jail sketches and jail poems created in her cell at an Ontario womens detention centre called 'Songs from the Slammer'.

Kseniya Tsoy
Kseniya Tsoy

Kseniya Tsoy is a new Canadian, an artistic producer and community-engaged artist, originally from Uzbekistan. She specializes in designing shared experiences for the public at the intersection of art, social innovation, and play. This Tontine Award will go towards supporting Kseniya's community-engaged mural with youth from the Vanier and Overbrook neighbourhoods of Ottawa during the summer of 2021.

Jenna Tenn-Yuk
Jenna Tenn-Yuk

Jenna Tenn-Yuk is a spoken word artist, public speaker and educator. She was a member of the 2010 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word Wild Card team, and has performed at Parliament Hill, City Hall, Pecha Kucha, numerous conferences and has given a TEDx Talk. Jenna was awarded a Tontine award for her project that seeks to engage people in spoken word by providing free workshops.

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