2018

Eva Campbell

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Eva Campbell

Biography Eva Campbell is an artist and illustrator who teaches visual art at Lester B. Pearson College UWC. She has exhibited her work in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Barbados and Ghana. Eva won the Children’s Africana Book Award for her illustrations in The Matatu by Eric Walters. She lives in Victoria. evacampbell.ca   Creator Profile Is there a certain place/space/location where you feel most creative? In my studio while painting. What excites you most as an artist? New ideas, stories, events or people that inspire me to...

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Shauntay Grant

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Shauntay Grant

Biography Shauntay Grant is a writer, storyteller, and former poet laureate for the City of Halifax. She teaches creative writing at Dalhousie University, and has shared her work internationally at festivals and events. An award-winning author of children’s literature, her most recent publication Africville (Groundwood, 2018) was nominated for a Governor General’s Literary Award. Her other honours include a Best Atlantic Published Book Prize from the Atlantic Book Awards, a Poet of Honour prize from Spoken Word Canada, and a Joseph S....

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Save the Date – Artists & Conversation 2019

Posted on May 15, 2019 | 0 comments

Save the Date – Artists & Conversation 2019

The Nova Scotia Masterworks Awards Foundation is delighted to be partnering again with Halifax Public Libraries to present the 2019 instalment of  Artists & Conversation. This popular annual event features a panel of Creators of Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award finalist works engaged in thought-provoking and insightful discourse on the subject of artistic practice and creation. Every year brings a new mix of talent and experience to the stage, and while we don’t yet know the names of this year’s...

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Call for Nominations for the 2019 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 | 0 comments

Call for Nominations for the 2019 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award

Halifax, N.S. – Nominations are now being accepted for Nova Scotia’s largest cultural award. The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award is the most prestigious award for any work of art, of any discipline, in the province, awarding up to $37,000 to Creators annually. The nominations deadline for the 2019 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award is Friday, March 1, 2019. The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award celebrates works that have made a significant impact in their...

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Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story Wins 2018 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 | 0 comments

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story, a music and theatre production created by director Christian Barry, musician Ben Caplan, and playwright Hannah Moscovtich, has won the 2018 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award. The Award, which carries a cash value of $25,000, was presented at the Creative Nova Scotia Gala in Halifax on November 10th, 2018. Old Stock was deemed “mesmerizing in all aspects” and the “best production yet by 2b theatre” by the members of the 2018 Masterworks Peer Assessment Committee....

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Artists & Conversation 2018

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 | 0 comments

The Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Awards Foundation warmly welcomes all to attend the seventh annual “Artists & Conversation” panel discussion and reception, taking place September 17th, 2018, at 6:00 PM in the Paul O’Regan Hall of the Halifax Central Library. Masterworks is delighted to have partnered with the Halifax Public Libraries to present this year’s event. FREE ADMISSION! 6:00pm Opening Refreshments 6:30pm Discussion Begins “Artists & Conversation” features Creators of the 2018 Finalists for the...

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Masterworks Arts Awards to hold 7th Annual “Artists & Conversation” Panel Discussion in partnership with Halifax Public Libraries

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 | 0 comments

Halifax, Nova Scotia – On September 17th, 2018, at 6:00 PM, the Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Awards Foundation invite the public to a free panel discussion and reception with Creators of the 2018 Finalists for the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award. This will be the 7th annual Artists and Conversation event. Masterworks is delighted to have partnered with the Halifax Public Libraries to produce this year’s event, which will be taking place in the Paul O’Regan Hall of the Halifax Central Library. The 2018 Finalists for...

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Hannah Moscovitch

Posted on Aug 29, 2018 | 0 comments

Hannah Moscovitch

Hannah Moscovitch is an acclaimed playwright, librettist and TV writer. Her work for the stage includes East of Berlin, This is War, Little One, The Russian Play, Infinity, Bunny, What a Young Wife Ought to Know, and her opera with Lembit Beecher I have no stories to tell you. She’s been widely produced in Canada, as well as in the United States, Britain, Europe, Australia and Japan. Hannah’s been honoured with numerous awards, including multiple Dora Awards, Fringe First and Herald Angel Awards at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Trillium Book...

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Christian Barry

Posted on Aug 29, 2018 | 0 comments

Christian Barry

Christian Barry is an award-winning director and theatre-maker from Halifax, where he is artistic co-director of 2b theatre company. Christian has directed shows that have toured nationally and internationally. Directing credits for 2b theatre company: Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story, The God that Comes, Homage, Revisited, The Russian Play, The Story of Mr. Wright, East of Berlin, Manners of Dying, and Cherry Docs. His productions have played at prestigious venues and festivals, including the Edinburgh Fringe, The Sydney Festival, Tarragon...

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Paul Halley

Posted on Aug 29, 2018 | 0 comments

Paul Halley

PAUL HALLEY is a Grammy Award-winning composer, choral conductor, and organist. He is Director of Music at The University of King’s College and The Cathedral Church of All Saints in Halifax, NS. Born in England, Paul was raised in Ottawa, receiving his early musical training at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, and at sixteen was made an Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto. Awarded the organ scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge, Paul received his M.A. with prizes in composition and performance and was made a Fellow of the Royal...

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