Meet our recipients and learn about their art initiatives.
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'.
Creating Connections: Movement for Seniors. It is a bilingual outreach project that brings accessible movement workshops and performances by professional dancers into seniors’ communities in Ottawa-Gatineau.
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.