Design Students Take Home National Student Awards

Design Students Take Home National Student Awards  York University Design students took home big wins at the 2021 The Advertising & Design Club of Canada (ADCC) Student Competition. The ADCC looks for the best portfolio pieces from students in advertising, graphic design, editorial and book design, and interactive design.      AMPD Winners:   SILVER, BEST EDITORIAL & […]

Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory wins prestigious 2021 Sobey Art Award

Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory wins prestigious 2021 Sobey Art Award  Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory earns the 2021 Sobey Art Award, one of the world’s most valuable prizes for Canadian emerging visual artists. Williamson Bathory took home the $100,000 Canadian prize, generously supported by the Sobey Art Foundation. Read more here.

Bill Thomas recognized for longstanding commitment to the Canadian live music scene

Bill Thomas recognized for longstanding commitment to the Canadian live music scene  MusicFest Canada inducted Bill Thomas into its Hall of Fame for his contributions to music education in Canada as a festival organizer, adjudicator, director, and composer. Thomas has arranged music for more than 40 marching bands and drum and bugle corps in Canada […]

Patrick Alcedo honoured by the Republic of the Philippines’ Office of the President

Patrick Alcedo honoured by the Republic of the Philippines’ Office of the President Filipino President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) honoured AMPD Dance Chair Patrick Alcedo with a 2021 Presidential Award for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (PAFIOO). President Roa Duterte bestowed the Pamana Ng Pilipino Award onto Alcedo for […]